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Kelly D. Pitts

Public Information Officer

555 Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901

(302) 744-2304 / Fax: (302) 736-2279

Email:  kelly.pitts@co.kent.de.us

 

Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Mon.-Fri.

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No Interruptions to Kent County Garbage Collection for its Customers:
7/1/2020
Dover, Del. - Kent County Public Works will be closed July 3, 2020 in observance of the Independence Day Holiday on July 4, 2020. This closure DOES NOT affect trash service for any Kent County Garbag...

2020 Census Extended: Job Opportunities Available:
7/1/2020
Dover, Del. - The 2020 Census has been extended until October and there are still numerous positions that need to be filled.
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The Levy Court Announces its Modified Summer Schedule:
6/30/2020
Dover, Del. - During the summer months, the Kent County Levy Court will meet on a modified schedule combining the Committee and Business meetings on the same nights.

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Korean War Remembrance Day in Kent County, Delaware:
6/22/2020
Dover, Del. - June 25, Marks the 70th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War in 1950. Over 36,000 American men including 16 Delawareans, fought and gave their lives. Veteran Charles H. Garrod, w... Read more

Teleconferencing is an Option For the Next Levy Court Business Meeting :
6/22/2020
Dover, Del. - The Business Meeting of the Kent County Levy Court Committee Meeting of Tuesday, June 23 will be held in the Levy Court Chamber at 7 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. Telephone Con...

Kent County Levy Court Closes in Recognition of “Juneteenth Day” :
6/18/2020
Dover, Del. - In recognition of Juneteenth Day, Levy Court President, P. Brooks Banta, declares the closure of Kent County Offices on Friday, June 19, 2020.

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June 18, Board of Adjustment Public Hearings:
6/17/2020
Public Hearings of the Kent County Board of Adjustment will take place on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 6:30 p.m., in the Levy Court Chamber. The public is welcome to attend. If you are not able to att...

Levy Court Commissioners Temporarily Suspend Minimum Parking Requirements in Kent County:
6/16/2020
Dover, Del. - In response to Governor Carney’s 15th Amendment to Delaware’s State of Emergency permitting restaurants, taprooms, craft manufacturers, etc. to expand outdoor seating for serving food an...

June 16 Levy Court Committee Meeting and Agenda:
6/15/2020
Dover, Del. - The Kent County Levy Court Committee Meeting of Tuesday, June 16 will be held in the Levy Court Chamber at 7 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. Telephone Conference calling is still...

June 11th RPC Business Meeting :
6/11/2020
The June 11th Regional Planning Commission's Business Meeting will be held in person at the Kent County Complex, and will also still be accessible virtually by phone and video conferencing software.

Levy Court Business Meeting Available By Teleconference:
6/8/2020
Dover, Del. - The Kent County Levy Court Business Meeting of Tuesday, June 9 will be held in the Levy Court Chamber at 7 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. Telephone Conference calling is still a...

June 4th Regional Planning Commission Meeting to be held in Levy Court Chamber:
6/3/2020
The June 4th RPC Public Hearing will now be held in person at the Kent County Complex, but will also still be accessible virtually by phone and video conferencing software. The capacity of the chambe...

Levy Court Meetings Will Resume in the Chamber Starting Tuesday, June 2:
5/29/2020
Dover, Del. - The Kent County Levy Court Committee Meeting of Tuesday, June 2 will be held in the Levy Court Chamber at 7 p.m. While the public is welcome to attend, capacity is limited due to social ...

Kent County Levy Court Prepares to Reopen Doors to the Public:
5/27/2020
Dover, Del. - Kent County is preparing facilities for a graduated reopening of County facilities to the public, effective June 1 in conformance with Federal and State Guidelines. The reopening guidel... Read more

Kent County Public Library Dropbox Opens Monday, May 25:
5/22/2020
Dover, Del. - Kent County Public Library is delighted to announce that the bookdrop will be unlocked at 8 a.m., Monday, May 25, so patrons may begin returning library materials that they have been sto... Read more

Kent County Levy Court Business Meeting of Tuesday, May 26, 2020:
5/22/2020
Dover, Del. - The Levy Court Business Meeting of Tuesday, May 26, 2020 will be conducted via Teleconference at 7:00 p.m.


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May 21st Board of Adjustment Teleconference Meeting :
5/20/2020
Dover, Del. - The Kent County Board of Adjustment will hold the May 21st meeting virtually by phone and video conferencing software to allow the applicants, owners, and/or members of the public to pro... Read more

Kent County Levy Court Committee Meetings of Tuesday, May 19, 2020 :
5/15/2020
Dover, Del. - The Levy Court Committee Meetings of Tuesday, May 19 2020 will be conducted via Teleconference at 7:00 p.m.



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Kent County Levy Court Establishes a Covid Relief Fund:
5/14/2020
Dover, Del. - What grew out of a request for assistance from the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce to help businesses acquire Personal Protective Equipment and cleaning supplies, became the establi... Read more

May Regional Planning Commission Business Meeting:
5/13/2020
Dover, Del. - The Kent County Regional Planning Commission will hold its May Business Meeting via Teleconference on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 6:30 P.M. to allow Commissioners, Applicants, and members... Read more

May 12 Levy Court Combined Business and Committe Meetings Conducted By Teleconference:
5/11/2020
Dover, Del. - The Levy Court Combined Business and Committee Meetings of Tuesday, May 12, 2020 will be conducted via Teleconference at 7:00 p.m.

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Kent County Levy Court Committee Meetings of Tuesday, May 5, 2020 :
5/1/2020
Dover, Del. - The Levy Court Committee Meetings of Tuesday, May 5, 2020 will be teleconference call starting at 7:00 p.m. The Public is welcome to join the meeting remotely.

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Senior School Property Tax Credit Deadline Extended to June 1:
5/1/2020
Dover, Del. - In the 13th Modification to Delaware’s State of Emergency, Governor John Carney extended the deadline for the Senior School Property Tax Credit.

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Elderly/Disability Tax Exemption Deadline Extended to June 15:
4/29/2020
Dover, Del. - At the April 28, 2020 Levy Court Business Meeting, Commissioners voted to extend the Elderly/Disability Tax Exemption deadline to June 15.


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May 6, 2020 Sewer Advisory Board to Meet By Teleconference:
4/28/2020
Dover, Del. - The Sewer Advisory Board meeting of Wednesday, May 6, 2020 will be held at 5:00 p.m. via telephone conference. The public is welcome to join the meeting by calling 1-800-377-8846 and us... Read more

Brandywine Valley SPCA Pet Food Distribution at the Kent County Complex :
4/28/2020
Dover, Del. - The Kent County Administrative Complex will be the site of one of the Brandywine Valley SPCA Drive-thru Pet food pantries. Free pet food will be distributed at 10:30a.m. until Noon on F... Read more

Agenda for April 28 Kent County Levy Court Business Meeting:
4/24/2020
Dover, Del. - The Levy Court Business Meeting of Tuesday, April 28, 2020 will be followed by a continuation of the FY21 General Fund Budget Review.

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Dedicated Contact Information Is Established for Kent County Enforcement Section:
4/24/2020
Due to ongoing Building and Code Inspection activities, Kent County Planning Services has dedicated a telephone number and email address for violations and complaints.

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Kent County Building Inspectors Remain Active Amid Coronavirus Crisis:
4/24/2020
Dover, Del. - It was just before noon on Thursday, April 23, and by that time, Kent County Building Inspector Paul Modesto, was on his 5th building inspection for the day with several more to go. His ... Read more

Levy Court Committee Meetings and Budget Review:
4/20/2020
Dover, Del. - The Levy Court Committee Meetings of Tuesday, April 21, 2020 will be followed by the FY21 General Fund Budget Review. Committee Meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be conducted by ... Read more

Kent County Public Library Celebrates National Library Week:
4/17/2020
Dover, Del. - While Kent County Public Library has closed its building and mobile library to the public in the interest of community health and safety, they are open for business online, providing the... read more

May 7 Foreclosure Sale Postponed:
4/15/2020
Dover, Del. - Kent County Sheriff Brian Lewis announced that the May 7, Foreclosure Sale is postponed.
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Board of Adjustment Teleconference Meeting:
4/14/2020
The BOA meeting of Thursday, April 16, 2020 will be held at 5:30 p.m. via telephone conference. The public is welcome to join the meeting by calling 1-800-377-8846 and using the passcode: 92535882#. Materials

Levy Court Business Meeting Teleconference:
4/13/2020
The Levy Court Business Meeting of Tuesday, April 14, 2020 will be held at 7:00 p.m. via telephone conference. The public is welcome to join the meeting by calling 1-800-377-8846 and using the passco... Meeting Presentation Link

Free WI-FI At DE Turf:
4/9/2020
Dover, Del. - DE Turf is opening up their Wi-Fi for those students who need it during this tough time. Simply park in their parking lot from 8am - 3pm and use their FREE Wi-Fi network. "DE Turf Free ...

DPH Opens Coronavirus Call Center-What you need to know about Coronavirus:
3/6/2020
The State of Delaware opened a call center at its State Health Operations Center (SHOC) in Smyrna to take questions about the Coronavirus Disease.





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Pre-Census Day Sit-in at Kent County Public Library, March 28:
3/5/2020
Dover, Del. - Census Day is April 1, 2020. Kent County residents have an opportunity to take advantage of Kent County Public Library's outstanding wi-fi connection and internet stations to fill out t... Read more

Senior/Disability Property Tax Exemption:
2/20/2020
Dover, Del. - Kent County is accepting applications from disabled and low income seniors who may qualify to receive a 2020 Elderly/Disability Property Tax Exemption. Applicants must be 65 and low inc...

Kent County Offices will Close on Presidents Day:
2/7/2020
Dover, Del. - Kent County Levy Court Offices will close on Monday, February 17, 2020 in honor of Presidents Day.

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Forcemain Break In Dover:
12/19/2019
Dover, Del. - Earlier this afternoon, Kent County experienced a forcemain break near Silver Lake in Dover. Public Works personnel has been notified and water flows have been stopped. While clean-up ...

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