Press Release: Milton promotes Captain Derrick Harvey to Chief of Police

Date Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2020

   Milton promotes Captain Derrick Harvey to Chief of Police Tuesday, July 28, 2020 The Town of Milton is proud to announce the promotion of Captain Derrick Harvey to Chief of Police. With sixteen years of Milton law enforcement experience, he continues to demonstrate leadership and dedication in serving the Milton community. Chief Harvey portrays unwavering professionalism, leadership, and integrity. The Town looks forward to his continued service, now in this important role. A pinning ceremony is planned on Wednesday, August 5th at 11 a.m. in the Gazebo at Milton Memorial Park. Please feel free to join the Town in congratulating Chief Harvey.   Should you plan to attend the ceremony, all in-effect Delaware State of Emergency guidelines must be followed.   Press Release – Chief Harvey  


DelDOT Marks Opening of New Milton Trail

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony:   A message from DELDOT Press Release — June 29, 2020 DelDOT Marks Opening of New Milton Trail Milton — This morning, Department of Transportation Secretary Jennifer Cohan was joined by state and local officials to officially open the new Milton Rails to Trails Phase II project for pedestrians and cyclists. “Our growing Sussex County trail system is a great example of our commitment to supporting all modes of transportation, and each new section we complete is another piece of the puzzle as we continue to build a low-stress interconnected trail system for the benefit of our residents and guests,” commented Secretary of Transportation Jennifer Cohan. Town of Milton Mayor Kanakos offered, “I’m glad to see completion of the Rails to Trails Phase II extension. The extended area results in increased connectivity and an area for pedestrian and bicycling use.” State Senator Ernesto Lopez said, “Our […]


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 UPDATE: Proclamation Amending the Civil Emergency Declaration



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 (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 […]


***UPDATES*** Coronavirus Information

Date Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2020

  AGENCY LINKS: Delaware Div of Small Business – 09/09/2020 program for business relief Prevention Tips Delmarva Help (WBOC) SBA – Loan Program Comparison Chart UPDATED Risk-and-Prevention-Information-about-Coronavirus-2019-English-version Vaccine_TalkingPoints_1.29.21 Vaccine_FactSheet_1.29.21 STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION AND MODIFICATION LINKS SOE Extension #12 02192021 SOE Modification #27 7th Rev 02192021 Sixth-Revision-to-the-27th-Modification-of-the-Declaration-of-a-SOE-State-of-Delaware-02042021.pdf Twenty-Seventh-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-09032020 Twenty-Sixth-Modification-to-State-of-Emergency-09012020 Sixth-Extension-of-State-of-Emergency-09032020 SOE- Twenty Fifth Modification SOE- Fifth Extension Twenty Fourth Modification to State of Emergency SOE Modification #21 061420 Third-Extension-of-State-of-Emergency-06062020 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 Amending the Civil Emergency Declaration Proclamation […]


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 […]


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

Date Posted: Monday, January 6th, 2020


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 […]


Milton’s Certified Comprehensive Plan

Date Posted: Monday, January 14th, 2019

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


Press Release: Candidates deemed elected for 2019 Annual Municipal Election

Date Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

For immediate release: January 3, 2019   TOWN OF MILTON 2019 Annual Municipal Election   The 2019 Annual Municipal Election candidate filing deadline was Wednesday, January 2, at 5:00 p.m.  This year’s Election was open for Mayor and two Town Council seats.  One citizen declared candidacy for Mayor: Theodore Kanakos.  Two citizens declared their candidacy for Town Council: Michael Cote and James Garde.   In accordance with Town Charter Section 7(l), which reads “In the event that only one person files for an office for which an election is to be held within the time set forth in Section 6 of this Charter, the person who files shall be deemed to be elected for a full term and it shall not be necessary to have an election”, there will not be an Annual Election.   Incumbent Mayor Ted Kanakos, and incumbent Councilmen Michael Cote and James Garde are deemed elected. […]