Making Democracy Work

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, May 4, 2015
10am-Noon
For location contact sussexlwv@gmail.com LWVSC Regular Monthly Board Meeting.
Monday, May 4, 2015
6pm-7:30pm
Georgetown Library
123 Pine St.,
Georgetown, DE 19969
Indian River District #1 - School Board Candidates' Forum.

Come out and meet the candidates running for the 2 open seats on the Indian River District #1 School Board.

The candidates are:
James E. Fritz
James E. Hudson
and
Miguel A. Pirez-Fabar

Join us for an evening at the Georgetown Library, where you will have the opportunity to ask questions of the candidates.

This event is being sponsored by League of Women Voters Sussex County.

The League of Women Voters of Sussex County will conduct the forum and our rules for non-partisan Candidates Forums will apply.

The School Board elections will be held on May 12th.

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.

Monday, May 11, 2015
11:30am
Fish On Restaurant
17300 N. Village Main Blvd,
Lewes, DE 19958
Money and Politics: Campaign Finance Reform in Delaware.

The League of Women Voters of Sussex County
The League of Women Voters of Delaware
and
Common Cause Delaware
are co-sponsoring a Money and Politics event in Sussex County!!

Former Chief Justice Norm Veasey will be our special guest speaker and will discuss the problem of money in politics in Delaware and what we can do about it.

Please join us for lunch. The cost is $20, including tip, and will be collected at the door on the day of the event.

Please RSVP by May 5th to the Common Cause website.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
10am
Sussex County Council
2 The Circle,
Georgetown, DE 19947
LWVSC's Annual Report Presentation to County Council.

ALL are encouraged to attend.

Observer Corps Co-Chair Janet Ambrose is on the agenda to present the Observer Corps' fourth annual report to County Council at this regular council meeting.

Observers attend meetings of County Council, the Board of Adjustment and the Planning & Zoning Commission and report to the LWVSC board. Summaries of the reports are combined into a yearly report, which is then presented to Council and to the media.

ALL are encouraged to attend.

Reports from previous years can be accessed here.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
5-7pm
South Coastal Library
43 Kent Ave
Bethany Beach, DE 19930
LWVSC Annual Meeting and Potluck Dinner.
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