Town approves site plan for section of Millville By the Sea

Date Published: 
Nov. 17, 20177

The Millville Town Council on Tuesday, Nov. 14, approved a final site plan for a 65-lot section of Sea Star Village, which is part of Millville By the Sea.

The council held a public hearing Tuesday on the plan, which is the third section of Sea Star Village to be approved by the Town. The previous sections were approved in November 2016 and in January. The 65 lots include six cottage lots, 27 estate lots and 32 perimeter lots.

The council placed one condition on the approval — that the project’s walking trail be “stubbed,” or halted where it is, for now. The condition was recommended by Millville Code & Building Administrator Eric Evans.

Project manager Al Rubel assured the council that concerns over construction traffic in the development have been addressed.

There was no comment from the public Tuesday on the site plan.

In other business:

• Town Manager Debbie Botchie announced that 13 poles along Route 26 have been readied for the installation of holiday lights — the first time in Millville’s history.

• Botchie announced that the Town has been awarded a $53,000 grant from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control for the “challenge course” section of the planned town park. To date, the Town has received $253,000 in grants for the project.

The council said they hope the park project will proceed in early 2018. The Town is currently awaiting a permit from DelDOT, which will allow construction to begin once it is received.