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: Shipbuilders Water Treatment Facility

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

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 July 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. EST. Bids will then be publicly opened and read thereafter for the following: Town of Milton SHIPBUILDERS WELL & WATER TREATMENT FACILITY CONTRACT 2020-0131 GENERAL CONTRACT 2020-0132 ARCHITECTURAL CONTRACT 2020-0133 ELECTRICAL   Contract Duration 180 Consecutive Calendar Days   The work consists of construction of a water treatment building, driveway improvements, and well pump connection and controls split into three contracts for construction discipline. Contract 1 includes general civil site construction, raw water piping, finished water piping, chemical feed systems, mechanical, plumbing and coordination. Contract 2 includes building construction effort. Contract 3 includes electrical work for a 3-phase power extension, generator transfer switch, power wiring, and control wiring.   Drawings and Specifications, […]



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Employment Opportunity – Office Assistant / Receptionist

Date Posted: Thursday, May 28th, 2020

JOB POSTING   OFFICE ASSISTANT / RECEPTIONIST   The Town of Milton is accepting applications for the full-time position of Office Assistant/Receptionist through June 26, 2020. The Employment Application and Job Description are available at Town Hall, as well as our web site https://milton.delaware.gov/human-resources/   The Office Assistant/Receptionist is responsible to complete a variety of administrative tasks, communicate accurate information, and is the initial contact for the public.  Experience with Microsoft Office Programs and office machines is required.  The Town of Milton offers a competitive salary and a full range of benefits to include: health, dental, life and vision insurance, State of Delaware-County/Municipal pension, and paid vacation and sick leave.   Interested candidates must complete the Town of Milton Employment Application.  Submit the completed application to: Town of Milton, Attn: Town Manager, 115 Federal Street, Milton, DE 19968.   The Town of Milton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Office Assistant-Receptionist […]



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Proclamation of Civil Emergency and Declaration Postponing Town Council Actions and Public Hearings

Date Posted: Monday, April 27th, 2020

Proclamation of Civil Emergency and Declaration Postponing Town Council Actions and Public Hearings



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EFFECTIVE MARCH 18, 2020 TOWN OFFICES CLOSED TO PUBLIC ACCESS

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

EFFECTIVE MARCH 18, 2020 TOWN OFFICES CLOSED TO PUBLIC ACCESS Based on the State of Emergency declarations and information available from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Division of Public Health, the Town of Milton is closing to public access beginning at 8:30am on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.  These measures are in place to decrease the spread of COVID-19 all while maintaining Town services. Residents are encouraged to follow all communications from Federal and State Agencies to slow the spread of COVID-19.  The Town will be taking any and all necessary steps to protect our employees and our community. Until further notice, payments can be made online through OfficialPayments.com (jurisdiction code 1809), mailed, or placed in the mail-slot in the back-door of Town Hall. Information that needs to be provided to a Town employee can also be placed through the mail-slot in the back door of Town Hall or […]



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***UPDATES*** Coronavirus Information

Date Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2020

  AGENCY LINKS: CDC.gov Prevention Tips DE.gov/coronavirus Delmarva Help (WBOC) SBA – Loan Program Comparison Chart UPDATED Risk-and-Prevention-Information-about-Coronavirus-2019-English-version Coronavirus Testing Sussex County April 28 thru May 4 2020 STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION AND MODIFICATION LINKS: Twentieth-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-05312020-1 Nineteenth-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-May-22-2020 Eighteenth-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-May-18-2020 Seventeenth-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-May-14-2020 Delaware-Economic-Reopening-Guidance_Phase Sixteenth-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-May-10-2020 SOE Extension #2 050820 Fifteenth-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-050720 Governor Carney Announces Interim Steps Allowing Small Businesses and Universal Testing in Nursing Homes – State of Delaware News Fourteenth-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-04302020 Thirteenth-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-April-25-2020 Twelfth-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-04232020 DHSS Guidance on Face Coverings Tenth-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-04062020 Ninth-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-04012020 Eigth-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-03302020 Seventh-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-03292020 Sixth-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-03242020 Fifth-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-03222020 Fourth-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-03222020 Third Modification to State of Emergency – 03212020 Second Modification to the State of Emergency First Modification to State of Emergency 3 16 20 State-of-Emergency_03122020 TOWN NOTICES: Proclamation of Civil Emergency and Declaration Postponing Town Council Actions and Public Hearings Town office closed COVID19 UTILITY PROVIDER NOTICES: Delmarva Power Warns Customers About Utility Scammers Comcast COVID 19 Response Press Release 3.13.20; Comcast Internet Essentials Notice NEWS: State Health Officials Issue  […]



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Construction of Rails to Trails, Phase II (Federal Street to Lavinia Street)

Date Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2020

The Notice to Proceed for the Rails to Trails, Phase II, project has been issued by DelDOT to ADEL Construction to allow work beginning Monday, February 3rd.  During this time, please avoid the trail area as it’s a construction zone and safety to all is of most importance.  Construction hours are the same as in Town code, which is Monday through Friday 7am to 5:30pm and Saturday 8am to 3pm; no work on Sunday or Federal holidays.  Construction will be performed in phases as follows, weather permitting: First – the timber bridge rehabilitation, which is estimated to be complete beginning of April. Second – the Wagamons connector segment into West Shore Drive, which is estimated to be complete end of April. Third – the trail segment from Lavinia Street to the bridge, which is estimated to be complete mid-May. Fourth, the trail segment from Federal Street to the bridge, which […]



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Delmarva Life, Home Town Series segment featuring the Town of Milton

Date Posted: Monday, January 6th, 2020

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Cape Gazette: Milton’s Kristy Rogers named town manager of the year

Date Posted: Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Milton’s Kristy Rogers named town manager of the year Native Sussex Countian has served in post since 2016 Milton Town Manager Kristy Rogers was named Delaware League of Local Government’s town manager of the year. A native Sussex Countian, Rogers has served as Milton’s town manager since 2016. RYAN MAVITY PHOTO Ryan Mavity October 17, 2019 Delaware League of Local Governments has named Milton Town Manager Kristy Rogers as the state’s town manager of the year. Rogers has been Milton’s town manager since 2016, although she has served in town government since 2011. She received the award at the league’s Sept. 26 annual meeting. Rogers said she feels the honor is a validation of how well the town has been performing. “It’s been very important to me to reestablish community connections and community relationships and working with all the nonprofits, businesses and residents,” she said. “I was so surprised to […]



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Partnership with DNREC – Mosquito Control

Date Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2019

The Town of Milton partners with Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Mosquito Control section for the spraying of mosquitoes.  To follow is the message received from DNREC-MOSQUITO CONTROL: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Weather permitting, the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on September 26, 2019: A message from DNREC-MOSQUITO CONTROL Weather permitting, the Delaware Mosquito Control Section is planning an insecticide application of Anvil 10+10 (sumithrin/PBO) within a zone or zones you have subscribed to within the Delaware Notification Service.  This application will occur during evening hours tonight with a truck mounted sprayer to control adult mosquitoes. All insecticides to be used are registered with the USEPA for mosquito control and will be applied according to USEPA approved label instructions. The USEPA has determined that the insecticides to be used do not pose unreasonable risks to human health, wildlife, or the environment. For further information, please visit the Mosquito […]



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Milton’s Certified Comprehensive Plan

Date Posted: Monday, January 14th, 2019

Click to view the 2018, Certified Comprehensive Plan: Milton Comprehensive Plan 2018 – Certified



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