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 […]


Employment Opportunity – Public Works Operator

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

JOB POSTING   PUBLIC WORKS OPERATOR The Town of Milton is accepting applications for Public Works Operator through June 14, 2021. Public Works Operator is a full-time position that fulfills responsibilities within the Town’s streets and sidewalks, parks, building maintenance, and water system. A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is preferred, or must be obtained during the probationary period. Applicants can review Level I, Level II, and Level III for requirements and qualifications of the position. 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. The Employment Application and Job Descriptions are available at Town Hall, as well as our website https://milton.delaware.gov/human-resources/ Interested candidates must complete the Town of Milton Employment Application. Completed applications may be submitted by email to krogers@ci.milton.de.us, or mailed to: Town of Milton, Attn: […]


2021 Summer Concert Series

Date Posted: Friday, May 7th, 2021

Drum roll, please…   …the Milton Summer Concert Series resumes June 2, 2021!   Bring your own lawn chair to Milton Memorial Park and enjoy time with friends, family, and neighbors all while listening to the many sounds of summer. Remember: ALL STATE OF DELAWARE COVID GUIDELINES MUST BE FOLLOWED, INCLUDING PROVIDING CONTACT INFORMATION SHOULD THERE BE NEED OF CONTACT TRACING, WEARING A MASK, SOCIAL DISTANCING, AND USING HAND SANITIZER! See you in June! UPDATED-concerts in the park 2021-d


Partnership with DNREC – Mosquito Control 2021

Date Posted: Friday, March 26th, 2021

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: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 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 Control Spray Information site or view the Spray Zone Map. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Spraying occurs periodically.  This post will be updated as DNREC […]


2021 Municipal Election Results

Date Posted: Saturday, March 6th, 2021

2021 UNOFFICIAL Municipal Election Results 2021 Certified Election Results


Project Bid Solicitation – Water System Improvements : Atlantic Avenue, and portions of Chestnut Street and Atlantic Street

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

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 March 30, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. EST. Bids will then be publicly opened and read thereafter for the following: Town of Milton WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS – ATLANTIC AVENUE AND PORTIONS OF CHESTNUT STREET AND ATLANTIC STREET Contract No. 2021-001 Contract Duration 180 Consecutive Calendar Days The work consists of furnishing and installing approximately 1,200 linear feet of 12-inch, 720 linear feet of 8-inch, and 2,600 linear feet of 10-inch diameter C900 PVC water main in Atlantic Street, Chestnut Street, and Atlantic Avenue respectively. The work is located within the roadway right of way of Atlantic Street, Chestnut Street, and Atlantic Avenue in the Town of Milton. PDF files of Drawings and Specifications, including the proposal […]


2021 Municipal Election Notice

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

BOARD OF ELECTIONS   Inspector: Larry Savage of 521 Mulberry Street, Milton, Delaware Alternate Inspector: Robert H. Frazier of 227 Summerwalk Blvd., Milton, Delaware Judge: Helen Camenisch of 302 Chestnut Street, Milton, Delaware Judge: Karen Young of 105 Mill Pond Ave., Milton, Delaware Judge: Neil Sands, 111 Mill Pond Avenue, Milton, Delaware Judge: Fred Harvey, 401 Mulberry Street, Milton, Delaware Alternate Judge: Pamela Batten, 601 Bennett Street, Milton, Delaware Alternate Judge: Ellen Lytton, 310 Valley Road, Milton, Delaware   2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTION NOTICE The Town of Milton will hold an election to fill two seats of Town Council on Saturday, March 6, 2021. The election will be held at Goshen Hall, 116 Federal Street, Milton, Delaware, between the hours of 8am and 6pm. Town Council member candidates running for a 3 year term: John R. Collier Lee Revis-Plank Allen T. Sangree Emory R. West Jr.   QUALIFICATIONS TO VOTE: By […]


2021 Water System Improvements Referendum Election Notice

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

2021 WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS REFERENDUM ELECTION NOTICE   ELECTION RESULTS: 2021 Water Systems Improvements Election Results   The Town of Milton will hold a Water System Improvements Referendum Election on Saturday, January 16, 2021.  The referendum will be held at Goshen Hall, 116 Federal Street, Milton, Delaware, between the hours of 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.   The purpose of said referendum is for the Town to borrow funding for water system improvements which is water main replacement under Atlantic Avenue, portion of Chestnut Street (from Front Street to Coulter Street), and portion of Atlantic Street. The Town has received approval for the $1,670,000.00 (Interim interest only payments with 100% principal forgiveness at construction completion) from the State of Delaware. Term of such loan is an interest rate of 2% and a 20-year term. The source of funding is the State of Delaware Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.   QUALIFICATIONS TO […]


2021 Municipal Election, Voter Registration Notice

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 8th, 2020

2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTION SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 2021 GOSHEN HALL, 116 FEDERAL STREET, MILTON POLLS OPEN 8:00 AM TO 6:00 PM Voter Registration Deadline is Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 5:00p.m.   Eligible residents may register at Town Hall Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and on Saturday, January 23, 2021 and Saturday, January 30, 2021 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 United States Citizen who shall have attained the age of eighteen (18) on the day of the election next succeeding the applicant’s registration; 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; Not adjudged mentally incompetent in a judicial guardianship or equivalent […]


2021 Municipal Election, Solicitation of Candidates

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 8th, 2020

TOWN OF MILTON   2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTION SOLICITATION OF CANDIDATES   THE TOWN OF MILTON IS SOLICITING CANDIDATES FOR THE MARCH 6, 2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTION. THE OFFICES UP FOR ELECTION ARE AS FOLLOWS:   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 Council shall be continuing […]


Delaware Historical & Cultural Affairs- Amended Milton Historic District (Information on October 21, 2020 meeting)

Date Posted: Monday, October 5th, 2020

Amended Milton Historic District Nomination Synopsis 7 10 2020 Meeting agenda Meeting Agenda 10 21 2020