Meetings & Events

City Council Regular Meeting

08/13/2019 - 07:00 PM
Location: Town Hall
Address: 201 Delaware Street
New Castle, Delaware 19720

August 13, 2019 Council Meeting Minutes

City of New Castle Delaware
Regular City Council Meeting at Town Hall
201 Delaware Street – New Castle
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.


Roll Call

Minutes: June 11, 2019 – Regular Meeting Minutes, June 13, 2019 Budget Workshop Minutes, June 19, 2019 Budget Workshop Minutes, and July 9, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes.

Staff Reports
Approval of Treasurer’s Report
Reports from the City Administrator & Staff
Council Communications
Business from the Mayor
Business from the Council President
Business from the Floor (concerning agenda items only)

Proclamation to “Turn the Town Teal” for the month of September in the City of New Castle. (Mayor Quaranta – posted 08/06/2019.)

Old Business:
1. Discussion, Code of Conduct for the Mayor, City Council, Boards, Commissions and Non-Union Staff; and Guidelines for Public Comment Period and Public Hearings (Councilpersons Suzanne Souder and Valarie Leary – posted 08/06/2019.)

2. Discussion, To place “Book Boxes” Throughout the City. (Councilperson Platt – posted 08/06/2019.)

New Business:
1. Discussion, Melissa Ferraro of Sonora at The David Finney Inn to talk about Mickey-Fest Music Festival Downtown on September 7th, 2019. (Council President Ratchford – posted 08/06/2019.)

2. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2019-28; A Resolution to add One to Two Temporary Speed Bumps between Chestnut and Harmony Streets, and One between Harmony and Delaware Street on East 3rd Street. (Councilpersons Leary and Smith – posted 08/06/2019.)

3. First Reading of Ordinance 521; An Ordinance Amending Chapters 102 and 103 of the Code to Establish the Building Department and Adopt the International Building Code, 2018 Edition, International Residential Code, 2018 edition, International Existing Building Code, 2018 edition, International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, 2018 Edition, International Energy Conservation Code 2012, International Mechanical Code, 2015 Edition, International Fuel Gas Code, 2015 Edition and International Plumbing Code, 2015 Edition. (Council President Ratchford – posted 08/06/2019.)

4. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2019-29: A Resolution to Designate One (1) Piece of Equipment owned by the City as Surplus Property and Authorizing Disposal of said Surplus Property. (Council President Ratchford – posted 08/06/2019.)

2000 – Chevrolet Dump Truck 3500-HD – VIN – 1GBKC34F6YF405714

5. Public Comments

Next Regular Meeting Date: September 10, 2019
Posted: 08/06/2019
Note: This agenda as listed may not be considered in sequence, including executive sessions.