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Milton Turns the Town Teal

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Milton participates for the second year, in “Turn the Towns Teal” September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  Milton participated in the national campaign to promote awareness of ovarian cancer and its symptoms by hanging teal ribbons on light poles, signs, and trees along Federal and Union Streets, and in Memorial Park. We are thankful for the volunteers that assisted in raising awareness of this deadly women’s disease.  Know the symptoms: visit http://www.deovariancancer.org   Photo credit: Maddy Lauria, Cape Gazette    


Public Notice: Water rates (09/13/17: updated with final schedule of rates)

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Posted on September 13, 2017, at 1:21pm: Water rate public notice – final rates   Click to view the Public Notice related to water rates effective October 1, 2017: Water rate public notice    


WMDT: Milton Creates Blue-Lines to Support Law Enforcement

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Click here to view WMDT’s news segment that showcases Milton as the first Sussex County town to paint blue lines within crosswalks in support of law enforcement officers: Milton Creates Blue-Lines to Support America’s Law Enforcement


Guide to Rehabilitation and Construction in the Milton Historic District

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Guide to Rehab and Constr in the Milton Historic District


Press Release: ACLU Complaint (updated 09/21/17)

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

  Updated 09/21/17: Press Release   Click the following link to view the Press Release: Press Release – ACLU Complaint


2017 Comprehensive Plan Public Hearing

Date Posted: Friday, May 19th, 2017

milton-comp-plan_part-1_chps-7_053117 milton-comp-plan-part-2_chps-8-10-part_053117 milton-comp-plan-part-3_chps-10-part-appendices_053117 map-a-region map-b-ortho-aerial map-c-roads-and-boundaries map-d1-natural-and-environmental ma-d2-agricultural-lands map-e-existing-land-use map-f-existing-zoning map-g-future-land-use-expansion-area map-h-state-investment-strategy-areas-agriculture-districts map-i-town-center map-j-historic-resources map-k-source-water-resources map-l-water-system-map   LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Milton will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Milton Library, 121 Union Street, Milton, Delaware to receive comment on the following: The 2017 Update to the Town of Milton Comprehensive Plan The documents are available for public inspection at Town Hall located at 115 Federal Street during the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.  All interested parties are invited to attend and comment on the application. If unable to attend the public hearing, written comments will be accepted at Town Hall, but must be received prior to the public hearing.  Said hearing may be adjourned without prior notice.  If you have any questions, please contact […]


Cape Gazette: Kristy Rogers promoted to Milton town manager

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Maddy Lauria January 27, 2017 Kristy Rogers promoted to Milton town manager Position filled for first time since 2013 Kristy Rogers is Milton’s new town manager, a position that has been vacant since 2013. MADDY LAURIA PHOTOS Congratulatory flowers are on display in Kristy Rogers’ office after she was recently promoted to town manager. Kristy Rogers is ready to lead the Town of Milton as the municipality’s new town manager. Town Clerk Kristy Rogers is Milton’s new town manager, after years of doing the job without the official title. Rogers, 33, joined town staff in 2011 as a general accounting clerk. The Georgetown resident was promoted to town clerk in 2013, and also given the authority to execute town manager duties when former Town Manager Win Abbott resigned. That’s the last time Milton had a town manager. Since then, town officials have discussed the need for a town manager, but […]


Milton hires its new Chief of Police

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Milton hires its new Chief of Police Tuesday, March 29, 2016 The Town of Milton is pleased to announce it has hired     Robert J. Longo as the Milton Chief of Police, following a lengthy but thorough application process.  Mr. Longo brings to the Town his experience in law enforcement, specifically including municipal policing and its elements of developing budgets and policies, writing grants, pro-active community  policing, and managing a police force.  He has received numerous awards, and commendations for his professionalism, leadership, and integrity. Mr. Longo will be sworn in during the Town Council meeting on Monday, April 4th, beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Please feel free to join the Town in welcoming the new Chief of Police.  His first day with the Town is April 11th.  


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 […]


Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Roadshow

Date Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014

Below is an attachment of the Freedom of Information Act Roadshow presentation given by Deputy Attorney General Edward Black December 8, 2014. Overview: Delaware’s Freedom of Information Act Open Records Provisions What documents must be made available for public inspection? Open Meeting Provisions What meetings and discussions must be open to the public? Education (effective July 1, 2015) AG to publish biennially a FOIA coordinator manual, hold annual training seminar and publish on a website all FOIA opinions and summaries thereof. Full PDF here: FOIA Road Show – Milton