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Calendar of Events

Join the League of Women Voters of Sussex County and be directly involved in shaping the issues that keep our community fair, vibrant and strong.

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members. A separate calendar lists public meetings that the LWVSC Observer Corps covers.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, March 2, 2015
10am-Noon
For location contact sussexlwv@gmail.com LWVSC Regular Monthly Board Meeting.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
7-9pm
St Peter's Episcopal Church
211 Mulberry St
Lewes, De 19958
Book Discussion: The New Jim Crow - Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.

The book by Michelle Alexander 'The New Jim Crow - Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness' will be discussed.

Pre-registration is required.

To register call the office at St. Peter's at (302) 645-8479

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
7-9pm
Sussex County Council Chambers
2 The Circle,
Georgetown, DE 19947
Kick Off - Land Use Forums on the 2018 Comprehensive Plan.

Speakers

  • County Administrator Todd Lawson on Council's proposed "Carrying Capacity Study"; introducing new Planning Manager, Janelle Cornell, AICP
  • Assistant County Attorney Vince Robertson on implementation of 2008 Plan, and why proposed ordinances have not been adopted.
  • State Planning Director Connie Holland, AICP on the key legal issues necessary to drafting an effective 2018 Comprehensive Plan.
  • Sussex County Circuit-Rider Planner Dorothy Morris on the "process" of compiling and reviewing the County's 2018 Comp Plan.

Question and Answer Period to Follow

This meeting begins a 2015 continuing series of Land Use Forums being held throughout Sussex County in preparation for developing the 2018 Comprehensive Plan. All are open to the public. Future public educational forums will be held in each of the 5 Sussex County Council Districts, as follows;

- Wed, March 25, 4-6 PM, District 5 - Laurel Library

- Wed, April 15, 4-6 PM, District 3 - Milton Library

- Sat, April 25, 10AM-Noon, District 4 - So Coastal Library, Bethany

- Wed, April 29, 4-6 PM, District 1 - Seaford Library

- Wed, May 6, 7-9 PM, District 2 - SC Council Chambers, Georgetown

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
8:30 am - 1 pm
Christ Episcopal Church
S. State & E. Water Streets,
Dover, DE 19901
LEAGUE DAY IN DOVER.

Learn and advocate on five key issues the LWV of Delaware is addressing during the 148th General Assembly session!

8:30 am - Registration

9 am-12 noon - Program

  • Voting (Elaine Manlove, DE Commission of Elections)
  • Campaign Finance (John Flaherty, President, DE Coalition for Open Government)
  • Housing (Susan Starrett, Sr. Pgm. Mgr, CSH)
  • Justice (Joanna Champney, Chief of Planning, DE Department of Corrections)
  • Environment/Land Use - the Coastal Zone (Richard Fleming, Ph.D. & Lorraine Fleming, DE Nature Society)

12:15 - Lunch

1:30 pm - Legislative Hall. Present Fact Sheets on each of these issues. LWV to be honored by adoption of a joint Resolution celebrating LWV's 95th anniversary.

Contact sussexlwv@gmail.com for flyer and registration form.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
4-6pm
Laurel Library
101 East 4th St,
Laurel, DE 19956
First in a Series of 2015 Land Use Forums Focused on the 2018 Comprehensive Plan - District 5.

Hear an overview of the Plan and Timeline. Learn about specific topics that the Plan must address, such as Public Participation, Future Land Use and Traffic. Learn the relationship between the Plan and County Ordinances.

Did you know that zoning regulations are adopted in accordance with the Comprehensive Plan? This Comprehensive Plan Process is a once in a decade opportunity to inform your elected officials about your Land Use concerns. The comments of all participants in our 5 public forums will be compiled and reported to County Council in June.

The remaining public educational forums will be held in the following Sussex County Council Districts;

- Wed, April 15, 4-6 PM, District 3 - Milton Library

- Sat, April 25, 10AM-Noon, District 4 - So Coastal Library, Bethany

- Wed, April 29, 4-6 PM, District 1 - Seaford Library

- Wed, May 6, 7-9 PM, District 2 - SC Council Chambers, Georgetown

Friday, March 27, 2015
Noon-1:30pm
Bethany Blues
18385 Coastal Hwy,
Lewes, DE 19958
Fun Lunch.

Bethany Blues

Monday, April 6, 2015
10am-Noon
For location contact sussexlwv@gmail.com LWVSC Regular Monthly Board Meeting.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
4-6pm
Milton Library
121 Union St,
Milton, DE 19968
Second in a Series of 2015 Land Use Forums Focused on the 2018 Comprehensive Plan - District 3.

Hear an overview of the Plan and Timeline. Learn about specific topics that the Plan must address, such as Public Participation, Future Land Use and Traffic. Learn the relationship between the Plan and County Ordinances.

Did you know that zoning regulations are adopted in accordance with the Comprehensive Plan? This Comprehensive Plan Process is a once in a decade opportunity to inform your elected officials about your Land Use concerns. The comments of all participants in our 5 public forums will be compiled and reported to County Council in June.

The remaining public educational forums will be held in the following Sussex County Council Districts;

- Sat, April 25, 10AM-Noon, District 4 - So Coastal Library, Bethany

- Wed, April 29, 4-6 PM, District 1 - Seaford Library

- Wed, May 6, 7-9 PM, District 2 - SC Council Chambers, Georgetown

Saturday, April 25, 2015
10am-Noon
South Coastal Library
43 Kent Ave,
Bethany Beach, DE 19930
Third in a Series of 2015 Land Use Forums Focused on the 2018 Comprehensive Plan - District 4.

Hear an overview of the Plan and Timeline. Learn about specific topics that the Plan must address, such as Public Participation, Future Land Use and Traffic. Learn the relationship between the Plan and County Ordinances.

Did you know that zoning regulations are adopted in accordance with the Comprehensive Plan? This Comprehensive Plan Process is a once in a decade opportunity to inform your elected officials about your Land Use concerns. The comments of all participants in our 5 public forums will be compiled and reported to County Council in June.

The remaining public educational forums will be held in the following Sussex County Council Districts;

- Wed, April 29, 4-6 PM, District 1 - Seaford Library

- Wed, May 6, 7-9 PM, District 2 - SC Council Chambers, Georgetown

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
4-6pm
Seaford Library
600 North Market St Ext
Seaford, DE 19973
Fourth in a Series of 2015 Land Use Forums Focused on the 2018 Comprehensive Plan - District 1.

Hear an overview of the Plan and Timeline. Learn about specific topics that the Plan must address, such as Public Participation, Future Land Use and Traffic. Learn the relationship between the Plan and County Ordinances.

Did you know that zoning regulations are adopted in accordance with the Comprehensive Plan? This Comprehensive Plan Process is a once in a decade opportunity to inform your elected officials about your Land Use concerns. The comments of all participants in our 5 public forums will be compiled and reported to County Council in June.

The final public educational forum will be for Sussex County Council District 2;

Wed, May 6, 7-9 PM, District 2 - SC Council Chambers, Georgetown

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
7-9pm
Sussex County Council Chambers
2 The Circle
Georgetown, DE 19947
Fifth in a Series of 2015 Land Use Forums Focused on the 2018 Comprehensive Plan - District 2.

Hear an overview of the Plan and Timeline. Learn about specific topics that the Plan must address, such as Public Participation, Future Land Use and Traffic. Learn the relationship between the Plan and County Ordinances.

Did you know that zoning regulations are adopted in accordance with the Comprehensive Plan? This Comprehensive Plan Process is a once in a decade opportunity to inform your elected officials about your Land Use concerns. The comments of all participants in our 5 public forums will be compiled and reported to County Council in June.

Watch for our subsequent forums on the 2018 Comprehensive Plans in each of the next 2 years.

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