Town of Millville, Delaware
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Later this month, developers of The Estuary, a 1,052-home community tucked beside the Assawoman Wildlife Refuge, will ask Sussex County Council to create a special tax district to finance infrastructure costs.
The skies over coastal Delaware will light up over the Fourth of July holiday with a variety of pyrotechnics displays.
But not all of them will be legal.
Plans to build a 57-unit townhome development on Beaver Dam Road, adjacent to existing Millville town limits, came up for review by the town’s annexation committee and other neighboring property owners at a June 21 meeting.
After several previous discussions of levying a tax on gross rental receipts collected in the town, Millville Town Council members on Tuesday, June 26, failed to come to a consensus as to whether the town should collect a tax that is already on its fee schedule and which is collected by many of its neighboring municipalities.
The 25-member working group made up of civic leaders coming Millsboro south to Selbyville have officially recommended building a highway that will bypass U.S. 113 from north of Millsboro to south of Frankford.
Delaware House of Representatives on June 21 passed House Bill 211, making an amendment to the charter of the Town of Millville, to allow the town council to create special tax districts.
With summertime trips to the beach, it can be stressful enough organizing and hosting visits with friends and family. The last thing a lot of people want to worry with is preparing meals and dinner parties.
State legislation up for approval this week would allow state transportation officials to begin work on the much-anticipated Indian River Inlet Bridge project that was delayed again in late April.
More than 21 citizens of Millville currently reside in postal limbo. They live in areas that were once outside the town’s boundaries, and its related postal designation: 19967. But they’ve since been annexed into the town.
One of the big highlights — and selling points — of the new Millville By the Sea master-planned community in Millville has always been the community’s family center: a multi-use facility featuring indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sports courts, craft and reading rooms and even a water park.
A local resident is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in relation to an incident at her family’s Bethany Bay home this week, when suspects entered her garage in late-night hours and stole two dirt bikes.
Touch of Italy Bake Shop took a brief hiatus the past few years from the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber’s Taste of Coastal Delaware, but this year owner Diane Bascio said she plans to return in full force, cannolis and all.
Millville Town Council members cut through their pending June 16 agenda at a council workshop on Tuesday, May 22, discussing a myriad of resolutions, ordinances, policies and proposed legislation that will, if adopted, change many aspects of how the growing town operates in the future.
Sally Boswell, the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays’ education and outreach coordinator, has been seeing something special when she drives past Millville Town Hall. Boswell said she considers the modest lot on Route 26, with a drainage swale at its back, to be the ideal location for a “town hall habitat” pilot project.
Jack Keevill, a 79-year-old retired school custodian and maintenance man, receives one pension check each month, worth less than $700. The Millville resident said he sometimes depends on friends and family members to cover bills and everyday expenses.
Millville Town Council members were deluged with concerns from developers at their Tuesday-night workshop, in the wake of adoption of a public works agreement framework at their most recent council meeting.
Millville Town Manager Linda Collins and Administrative Assistant Debbie Botchie said they regretted having to report at Tuesday night’s council workshop that the town had come up short on year-end projects for transfer tax revenue.
Fresh on the heels of a pitch by former Sussex County Administrator Bob Stickels, Millville Town Council members heard again on Tuesday the recommendation that the town quickly pursue the power to create special tax districts that could help the growing town finance infrastructure improvements at the head of development.
Millville Town Council members on Tuesday, April 10, adopted the towns largest-ever budget, coming in at $393,500 for the 2008 fiscal year.
It was 1999, and Donald Minyon had only recently moved full-time to Millville when tragedy struck at the house next door. The neighbor’s home exploded in flames, threatening Minyon’s home and startling his family.
In recent years, the development presence east of Millville in Delaware’s “quiet resorts” has been visibly undeniable. Second-home buyers have flocked with their families to the beaches in the summer, congesting area roads and patronizing area businesses.
Don Minyon was sworn in to his first full term on the Millville Town Council on Tuesday night, but the man who filled the seat left open last year by the resignation of former Mayor Gary Willey also took on a bigger job on March 13, with his selection by fellow council members as the town’s new mayor.
Kami Banks has been out of college for less than three years, but she has been spending many of her Tuesday nights during that time attending meetings of the Millville Town Council.
Two dozen Millville voters on Saturday cast their ballots in favor of de-annexing the final remaining portion of the Lord Baltimore Elementary School property that is not in the town of Ocean View.
Herb Dulin remembers when poker was “taboo.” Groups of friends would gather in side rooms or basements to play the game, but it was not plastered on television screens worldwide or popular in the mainstream. A lot has changed.