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Meetings & Events

City Council Special Meeting

05/29/2020 - 03:00 PM

In order to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and to adhere to the Governor’s mandate, the public will not be able to physically attend the City Council meetings.  However, we have arranged for you to attend and participate via these methods listed here,  The City of New Castle is providing multiple alternatives to viewing Council meetings and providing comments on items on the agenda.  These alternatives allow the City to adhere to social distancing requirements, follow the Governor’s Executive Order and provide a way for the public to provide public comment live during the meeting. Click here for full instructions.

City of New Castle Delaware
City Council Special Meeting Relating to State of Emergency, Budget Issues
and possible Executive Session
Meeting to be held electronically via Zoom video and audio conferencing*
Friday, May 29, 2020 – Minutes
3:00 p.m.


1. Council discussion regarding current and future status of State of Emergency, including use of City parks, facilities and events. (Council President Ratchford – posted 05/22/2020.)

2. Council discussion and possible action on City operations, budget and recovery due to COVID-19 (Council President Ratchford – posted 05/22/2020.)

3. Executive Session to discuss a personnel matter.

Next Regular Meeting Date: June 9, 2020

Posted: 05/22/2020

Note: This agenda as listed may not be considered in sequence, including executive sessions.

*You can view the meeting online at the address below. A clickable link is available on the City website at
Meeting Link:
Enter Password: 390537
You can also participate in the meeting via telephone by calling one of the phone numbers below and entering the meeting ID and password when prompted. (Long distance rates may apply.)
(301) 715-8592 or (646) 558-8656.
Meeting ID: 872 1890 0167
Password: 390537

Questions and comments will be taken via email up to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 29, 2020 at and live on zoom during the comment section of the meeting.