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City Council Special Organizational Meeting

05/11/2021 - 06:45 PM

City of New Castle Delaware
Special Organizational Council Meeting
Meeting to be held electronically via Zoom video and audio conferencing
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 – 6:45 p.m.* – Minutes


Meeting to review City Council protocol, including the use of Roberts Rules, review of Code of Conduct and Overview of FOIA regulations. (Council President Platt – posted 05/04/2021.) 

City of New Castle Delaware
Regular City Council Meeting
Meeting to be held electronically via Zoom video and audio conferencing
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 – 7:00 p.m.* – Minutes
(*If the 6:45 Special Meeting runs longer than 7:00 p.m. the 7:00 Regular Meeting will start immediately after the 6:45 Special Meeting has ended.)


Roll Call

Minutes: Minutes; April 12, 2021 Canvass of the Vote Minutes; April 13, 2021 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
Public Comments

Old Business:
1. Council Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2021-15; A Resolution to Rescind Resolution Numbers 2018-18 and 2021-11 Permitting a Traffic Light to be Installed at 6th and Delaware Streets; and Instead Allow for Continuation of DelDOT’s Study to Replace the Current Traffic Light with Four Stop Signs. (Council President Platt – posted 05/04/2021.) 6th Street Traffic Light Proposal

2. Council Discussion: Underground Utilities Update. (Council President Platt – posted 05/04/2021.)  

3. Council Discussion: Regarding the Pavement Striping of Parking Spaces on East 3rd Street between Chestnut Street and Harmony Street. (Councilperson Leary – posted 05/04/2021.)  

New Business:
1. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2021-16; A Resolution Approving Mayor’s Appointment to the Planning Commission of Matthew A. Lovlie, to fulfill the unexpired term of Joseph F. Day III. (Council President Platt – posted 05/04/2021.)  

2. Motion, Discussion and Vote on Resolution 2021-17; A Resolution Approving the Vending Request of Kona Ice of New Castle as a Vendor/Roving Truck operating within the City Limits of New Castle. (Council President Platt – posted 05/04/2021.)  

Executive Session to discuss FOP contractual negotiations, personnel matters, and case facts/legal advice involving “slip and fall” lawsuit against the City.

Next Regular Meeting Date: June 8, 2021
Posted: 05/04/2021

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 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at and live on zoom during the comment section of the meeting.