Milton Delaware

Milton

History of Milton

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

“MILTON, only 7 miles from the Delaware Bay in a direct line but many more by the convoluted Broadkill, is one of the little old Delaware towns that prospered through shipbuilding and shipping in the 19 century. The shipyards have long ago disappeared from the foot of Union and Federal Streets… The business section displays a rare lot of the permanent store awnings, wood or metal roofed, that was used to shade the sidewalk in front of nearly every store in lower Delaware, but have disappeared from main streets. The old part of the town contains many old cypress-shingled houses characteristic of eastern Sussex County.” From Delaware – A Guide to the First State, American Guide Series, 1938 “MILTON – Classic example of life in a small historic town. Extensive Victorian home district in relatively rural area. Its ice cream parlor (King´s Ice Cream at Union and Broad Street, the […]



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Advertisement for Bid: Wagamons Water Main Extension

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

00 10 00 – ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID Sealed bids will be received on behalf of The Town of Milton, (herein called the “Owner”) at Milton Town Hall, 115 Federal Street, Milton, Delaware no later than January 3, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. EST. Bids will then be publicly opened and read thereafter for the following: Town of Milton WAGAMONS WATER MAIN EXTENSION Contract No. 2018-0824 Contract Duration 120 Consecutive Calendar Days   The work consists of furnishing and installing approximately 1,600 linear feet of 10-inch diameter PVC watermain.  Approximately 550 feet shall be installed using directional boring as described by the Contract Documents.  The work is located in an abandoned railroad right of way starting near the intersection of Federal and Park Street and ending at West Shore Drive.   Drawings and Specifications, including the proposal forms, may be obtained for $100.00 from Pennoni Associates, Inc., 18072 Davidson Drive, Milton, Delaware […]



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FEMA: Winter Weather Preparedness Tips

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Key Messaging   Winter Weather:  Before winter approaches, add the following supplies to your emergency kit: o   Rock salt or more environmentally safe products to melt ice on walkways. o   Sand to improve traction. o   Snow shovels and other snow removal equipment. o   Sufficient heating fuel. You may become isolated in your home and regular fuel sources may be cut off. Store a good supply of dry, seasoned wood for your fireplace or wood-burning stove. o   Adequate clothing and blankets to keep you warm. Check the weather forecast before heading out for the day and plan accordingly. Stay off the road during and after a winter storm. If you are having trouble seeing due to weather conditions, pull over to the side of the road and stop your car until visibility improves. Turn off your lights and use your parking break when stopped so that another car won’t mistakenly follow […]



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Voter Registration Notice

Date Posted: Monday, December 3rd, 2018

2019 MUNICIPAL ELECTION SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2019 TOWN HALL, 115 FEDERAL STREET, MILTON POLLS OPEN 8:00 AM TO 6:00 PM Voter Registration Deadline is Friday, February 1, 2019 at 5:00p.m. Eligible residents may register at Town Hall Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00p.m. and on Saturday, January 19th and Saturday, January 26th  from 9:00 a.m. until noon.   When registering to vote, please refer to the below listed requirements: Every applicant for registration shall be a qualified voter if such applicant is all of the following: (A) A United States Citizen who shall have attained the age of eighteen (18) on the day of the election next succeeding the applicant’s registration; (B) A bona fide primary resident of the Town for at least 30 days on the day of the election next succeeding the applicant’s registration; (C) Not adjudged mentally incompetent in a judicial guardianship or equivalent proceeding; (D) Not incapable of […]



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2019 Annual Municipal Election: Solicitation for Candidates Notice

Date Posted: Monday, December 3rd, 2018

TOWN OF MILTON   2019 MUNICIPAL ELECTION SOLICITATION OF CANDIDATES THE TOWN OF MILTON IS SOLICITING CANDIDATES FOR THE MARCH 2, 2019 MUNICIPAL ELECTION. THE OFFICES UP FOR ELECTION ARE AS FOLLOWS:   ONE (1) SEAT FOR MAYOR; AND TWO (2) SEATS FOR COUNCILPERSON.   EACH SEAT IS FOR A THREE YEAR TERM.   CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY AND DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY Residents who have met the following are eligible to run for office: A citizen of the United States of America, and a primary legal resident of the Town of Milton for the period of at least one year preceding the 2018 Annual Municipal Election; At least twenty-one (21) years of age on or before the date of the election; Non-delinquent in taxes, utilities, or any debt to the Town; Has not been convicted of a felony; Had not been adjudged mentally incompetent; Each of the qualifications for Mayor and for Town […]



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2019 Property Value Appeal

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

LEGAL NOTICE The Milton Town Council, sitting as the Board of Appeals, will hear Property Value Appeals on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the Milton Public Library, 121 Union Street, Milton, DE 19968 at 6:30 p.m. Any taxable person or entity may submit a property value appeal by filing a completed Property Value Appeal Form at Town Hall no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 2, 2019. The application must state the reason or reasons for the appeal. Once such form has been filed, the Town of Milton shall notify the appellant of the date, time and location of the hearing via certified mail. A current list of the Town of Milton property value assessments may be viewed at Town Hall, 115 Federal Street, Milton, DE 19968 or as linked here: Assessed Value Listing – 2018 THE LAW The Delaware Constitution mandates that there be uniformity in tax assessments.  There is […]



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Hurricane Preparedness Information

Date Posted: Monday, September 10th, 2018

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Chesapeake Utilities, Natural Gas Expansion Survey – survey closes October 19th!

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Thank you to those that have completed the Chesapeake Utilities, Natural Gas Expansion survey for the Town of Milton.  So far, we have received approximately 215 responses. The survey will be available until Friday, October 19th.  Please take a couple seconds to complete the survey on your interest in natural gas.  This survey is not a binding commitment, but rather determining interest should natural gas be available. Without your response, the Town and Chesapeake are unable to conclude the community’s interest in natural gas. Here is the link:  http://www.chpkgas.com/      



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Water System Improvements Referendum – July 21, 2018: Updated with Referendum Results

Date Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2018

REFERENDUM RESULTS: 531 Total Votes; 493 In Support and 38 Against     WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS REFERENDUM Saturday, July 21, 2018 Milton Town Hall 8:00am – 6:00 pm   Notice is hereby given to the residents and to the property owners, including revocable trusts, partnerships and corporations, of the Town of Milton that a referendum for the purpose of voting for or against the borrowing of up to $895,000.00 on the full faith, credit and taxing power of the town.   The borrowing of $895,000.00 is a total of two loans: one loan in the amount of $500,000.00 to fund the Shipbuilders Well and Treatment Facility; and one loan in the amount of $395,000.00 to fund the Wagamons Water Main Extension.  Please note that the inclusion of Shipbuilders and Wagamons in the project titles merely represents location.  The two projects increase town-wide resilience, drinking water quality, fire flow, and the ability […]



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Delaware Transit Corporation, DART First State Transit: “Mobility in Motion” Information and Survey

Date Posted: Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Survey participation is helpful to Delaware Transit Corporation in shaping the future of mobility in Delaware. Provide Input Through Our Survey Learn more about the project by visiting, www.MobilityDE.org. The State of Delaware recognizes the importance of personal mobility. The Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC), operating as DART First State Transit, has launched Mobility in Motion. This initiative invites Delawareans to envision and provide critical input on the future of mobility in Delaware. Please take the time to fill out this survey and provide information about your experiences using DART First State transit. Don’t forget to share the survey with your community! Click here to take the survey. Realice la encuesta en línea para proporcionar aportes.



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2018 Water System Improvements and Information Sessions for Referendum

Date Posted: Monday, May 7th, 2018

2018 Water System Improvements and Information Sessions for Referendum In 2015, the Town of Milton received a Drinking Water Planning Grant to map and model the water system, and develop a report of water system improvements to increase resilience, fire flow, and the ability to operate during and after a large storm event. After completion of the mapping and modeling of the water system, scenarios were conducted in the water model.  The following water system improvements were the results and recommendations of the water system model: Install the Wagamons water main extension Install a new well and treatment facility Build a new storage facility Replace failing water mains, along Atlantic Avenue / Bay Avenue Chestnut Street Route 16, Atlantic Street, and Orchard / Union Streets Improve low flow hydrants With much consideration of the Drinking Water Planning Grant report and recommendations, all projects were submitted to Delaware Department of Natural […]



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