9/20/2021: Please use caution on Atlantic Avenue, as the Town's 2021 Water System Improvements project is under construction. More Info

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 […]


2022 Property Value Appeal

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2021

LEGAL NOTICE The Milton Town Council, sitting as the Board of Appeals, will hear Property Value Appeals on Monday, January 10, 2022, at the Grace Church, 512 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 December 21, 2021. 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: 2021 Assessment Report THE LAW The Delaware Constitution mandates that there be uniformity in tax assessments.  There is no requirement, […]


Veterans Day Ceremony

Date Posted: Monday, November 8th, 2021

The Milton Lions Club will hold a small ceremony on November 11th at 11:11 a.m. in the Odd Fellows Cemetery on Union Street. Parking is available across the street at Grace Church. If inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at Grace Church.


Employment Opportunity – Public Works Operator

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

JOB POSTING PUBLIC WORKS OPERATOR The Town of Milton is accepting applications for the position of Public Works Operator. 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: Town Manager, […]


Sussex County Rehabilitation Program: Community Notice

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Website/Social Media/Newsletter Notice:    COMMUNITY NOTICE Sussex County Rehabilitation Program: Sussex County Community Development & Housing Department has funds for housing repairs and housing rehabilitation needs. Funds are limited and we provide services on a first-come first-serve basis. Applicants must: Own their home and be a permanent resident of Sussex County Meet income guidelines Be current on their property taxes and utilities Have an Insured/Insurable home Contact Sussex County Community Development & Housing Department at (302) 855-7777 for more information or to be added to our waiting list.


Employment Opportunity: Police Officer

Date Posted: Friday, October 8th, 2021


Public Hearing- Amendment to Chapter 220 of the Town Code entitled AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 220-36 AND 229-83 OF THE TOWN CODE, RELATING TO APPEALS WITHIN THE ZONING CODE

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 5th, 2021

220 Appeals Process Public Hearing Notice


September 3, 2021 Press Release: Tidewater sale to Artesian

Date Posted: Friday, September 3rd, 2021

Please see the attached: TESI-Artesian Sale


Proclamation for International Overdose Awareness Day

Date Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2021

Proclamation for International Overdose Awareness Day


Community Alert from the Milton Police Department on August 3, 2021

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2021

Community Alert from the Milton Police Department on August 3, 2021: Due to recent vehicle theft complaints, the Milton Police Department would like to notify the community to lock their vehicles. We would also like to remind everyone not to leave your keys and any other valuable items  inside the vehicle. Thank you.


Public Hearing- Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Budget

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021

 LEGAL NOTICE          Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of the Town of Milton will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 16, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the Milton Library, 121 Union Street, Milton, Delaware to receive comments on the Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Budget.   If unable to attend this public hearing, written comments will be accepted at Town Hall or by emailing scoulbourne@ci.milton.de.us until 4:30 p.m. on August 16, 2021. Budget documents can be viewed at Town Hall or on the Town website: https://milton.delaware.gov/files/2021/07/FY2022-Proposed-Budget.pdf https://milton.delaware.gov/files/2021/07/FY2022-Proposed-Fee-Schedule.pdf