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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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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2020 Official Municipal Election Results

Date Posted: Saturday, March 7th, 2020

Town of Milton March 7, 2020 Official Election Results 2020 Election Results



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Citizen of the Year & Lifetime Volunteer Award

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

Citizen of the Year & Lifetime Volunteer Award   Nomination deadline is March 23, 2020             The Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Milton are currently accepting letters of recommendation for 2020 Citizen of the Year, and 2020 Lifetime Volunteer Award. Nominees must be residents of the Town of Milton who have demonstrated exceptional volunteer commitment. The deadline is Monday, March 23, 2020.  Nomination letters must include a supporting explanation on how the nominee has displayed significant contributions to the Milton community during the past year, or a “lifetime”.  Letters can be mailed to “2020 Citizen of the Year” or “2020 Lifetime Volunteer Award”, Attn: Kristy Rogers, Town Manager, 115 Federal Street, Milton, DE 19968; dropped off at Town Hall; or emailed to Kristy Rogers (krogers@ci.milton.de.us).    



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***UPDATES*** Coronavirus Information

Date Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2020

LINKS: 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 CDC.gov Prevention Tips Town office closed COVID19 DE.gov/coronavirus Risk-and-Prevention-Information-about-Coronavirus-2019-English-version 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  Coronavirus Situational Update FEBRUARY 28, 2020 — The Division of Public Health (DPH) today issued the following situational awareness briefing as a result of the recent increase in global cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Situational Awareness: There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Delaware. There are currently no people in Delaware under investigation. Three people previously investigated tested negative. The immediate health risk to Delawareans from coronavirus disease is low. Thirteen (13) residents who have recently returned from mainland China, but are showing no symptoms of coronavirus infection, are currently under DPH […]



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Advertisement for Bid: Shipbuilders Treatment Facility

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

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 April 15, 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 No. 2020-0130 Contract Duration 180 Consecutive Calendar Days   The work consists of an electrical power feed extension, water treatment building construction, driveway improvements, and well pump connection and controls. Effort includes raw water piping to the treatment building, water treatment building, water treatment equipment; chemical feed systems, finished water piping, electrical power and controls, and site improvements.   Drawings and Specifications, including the proposal forms, may be obtained for $100.00 from Pennoni Associates, Inc., 18072 Davidson Drive, Milton, Delaware 19968. Drawings and Specifications Fees are […]



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2020 Municipal Annual Election Notice and Board of Elections Notice

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

2020 Updated Election Notice 3-3-2020 2020 Media Election notice- revised



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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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2020 Voter Registration Notice

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

2020 MUNICIPAL ELECTION SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2020 TOWN HALL, 115 FEDERAL STREET, MILTON POLLS OPEN 8:00 AM TO 6:00 PM Voter Registration Deadline is Thursday, February 6, 2020 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 18th and Saturday, January 25th  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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2020 Town of Milton, Solicitation of Candidates Notice

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

  TOWN OF MILTON   2020 MUNICIPAL ELECTION SOLICITATION OF CANDIDATES THE TOWN OF MILTON IS SOLICITING CANDIDATES FOR THE MARCH 7, 2020 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 2020 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 […]



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