Pettyjohn hosting constituent meeting
Sen. Brian Pettyjohn, R-Georgetown, will host a constituent coffee meeting at Arena’s at the Georgetown Airport Saturday, March 15, from 9 to 10 a.m.
Pettyjohn will bring constituents up to date on his conversations this week with the Gov. Jack A. Markell and recent developments relating to State Treasurer Chip Flowers and the Cash Management Policy Board.
Dewey committee meetings this weekend
The Dewey Beach marketing and investment committees will be meeting this weekend. The marketing committee meets at 6 p.m., Friday, March 14. The investment committee meets at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 15. Both meetings take place at the Dewey Beach Lifesaving Station, 1 Dagsworthy Ave.
Rehoboth planners to meet March 14
The Rehoboth Beach Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m., Friday, March 1, in the city commissioners’ room to hold two preliminary review hearings.
The first review is for a partitioning at 50 Park Ave. Owner Michael Vardell of Vardell Realty Investments LLC is seeking to divide the property into two 5,000- square-foot lots. Tim Willard of Fuqua, Yori and Willard is representing Vardell.
The commission will continue a preliminary review of a minor subdivision for properties located at 114 and 118 St. Lawrence St. and 113 Lake Drive. Owners Charles Bailey Jr., Kathleen Bailey, and David and Suzanne Rowland wish to divide the parcels into three lots of 6,920 square feet, 5,025 square feet and 11,279 square feet. Attorney Veronica Faust has requested the minor subdivision on behalf of the owners. Finally, the commission will review, discuss and possibly adopt an updated site plan review application form.
Rehoboth announces parking permit fees
Parking permit fees in Rehoboth Beach will remain the same as last year, with permits for vehicles and scooters going on sale at 8:30 a.m., Monday, April 21. Permit fees for vehicles are: seasonal transferable – $200, seasonal nontransferable – $175, weekly – $45, three-day weekend – $30, weekend daily – $13 and weekday daily – $8. Scooter permits are $40 and are required daily in all nonmetered areas from Friday, May 23, until Labor Day. Scooter permits are in effect 24 hours per day. Vehicle permits are required daily from May 23 until Labor Day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Permits are for sale at the parking meter division, 30 ½ Rehoboth Ave. Vehicle permits only can be purchased at the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, 501 Rehoboth Ave. For details, call City Hall, 302-227-6181.
Rehoboth planners to talk trees March 15
The Rehoboth Beach Planning Commission will meet at 9 a.m., Saturday, March 15, in the city commissioners’ room to review a working draft and continue discussion of possible changes and amendments to the city’s tree ordinance. The commission’s report on the tree ordinance was based on research, public input, interviews and expert recommendations. The planners will discuss their draft report and identify any additional data needs.
Route 24 project on Sussex council agenda
Sussex County Council will meet at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 18, in the county administration building on The Circle in Georgetown. Included on the agenda is a discussion of council’s meeting schedule. In addition, council will conduct public hearings starting at 1:30 p.m. including one on a housing project proposed for a 37-acre parcel along Route 24. See a complete agenda at sussexcountyde.gov.
Detour in place on Cave Neck Road
Cave Neck Road between Hudson Road and Route 1 near Milton will be closed to through traffic until 3 p.m. Friday, March 21, for DelDOT crews to remove and replace a crossroad pipe. If the project is held up because of weather, the detour could remain in effect until Wednesday, March 26. Local access will be maintained for residents, businesses and emergency vehicles. The eastbound detour is Cave Neck Road onto Hudson Road to Eagles Crest Road to Route 1 south and return to Cave Neck Road; reverse the detour for westbound traffic.
Lewes council meets March 17
Lewes Mayor and City Council will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, March 17, at city hall. The 2013 Elaine Bisbee Award will be given to an outstanding city employee who displays dedication to Lewes. Council will also vote on the possible enactment of a moratorium on special exceptions in the marine-commercial district. A discussion will be held regarding a policy to sell or lease public land under the jurisdiction of the city. To view the full agenda, go to ci.lewes.de.us.
Learn about Parkinson’s Disease March 17
Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that causes the death of nerve cells in the brain and affects a variety of motor functions in its victims.
What causes the disease remains a mystery, as does a cure for an affliction that captures within its clutches more than 60,000 new victims in America each year.
There is help, though, for those living with Parkinson’s here in Sussex County. Dennis Leebel of the Sussex County Parkinson Education and Support Group will be the featured guest speaker at the next meeting of the Sussex County Advisory Committee on Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities Monday, March 17.
Leebel will present “Parkinson’s in Sussex County,” a discussion focused on the number of cases in Sussex County and throughout Delaware, various care options, and the rise of support groups that are helping to meet the needs of those affected by the disease.
The meeting begins at 10 a.m. at the Lewes Senior Center, 32083 Janice Road, in Lewes.
The Sussex County Advisory Committee on Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities is an 11-member panel established by Sussex County Council to be an advocate for programs and policies that benefit older and disabled residents.
The committee meets every other month, in January, March, May, July, September and November. All meetings are open to the public. For details go to www. sussexcountyde.gov/committees.