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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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Kent County Public Library is Moving Closer to Re-opening to the Public:
8/28/2020
Dover, Del. - Patrons of Kent County Public Library will be pleased to know that while the County has not established a definitive reopening date, preparations are underway. Once Governor John Carney... Read more

Kent County Rises to the Occasion at a Time of Intense Difficulty:
8/27/2020
Dover, Del. - Unusual times calls for unusual measures, and this year Kent County has been put to the test. At its August 25, 2020 Combined Committee and Business Meetings, the Levy Court recognized ... Read more

Funding Available for Immediate Response and Ongoing Recovery Efforts:
8/27/2020
Dover, Del. - DEMA announced the establishment of the Delaware Resilience Fund, to assist qualified individuals, 501 (c)3 nonprofits, government entities, and religious institutions seeking relief or ...

Kent County Levy Court Combined Committee and Business Meetings of Tuesday, August 18, 2020 :
8/18/2020
Dover, Del. - As per the Levy Court’s modified schedule, the Levy Court will meet in the Levy Court Chamber for a Combined Committee and Business Meetings on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. The... read more

Sewer Emergency Repairs During Tropical Storm Completed:
8/6/2020
Dover, Del. - During Tropical Storm Isaias Kent County Department of Public Works was notified of a sewer leak in the median of US 13 at Twin Willows Road. County crews were immediately dispatched an... Read more

Kent County Parks Closed until Further Notice:
8/6/2020
Dover, Del. - Tropical Storm Isaias caused damage to Kent County Parks leading to the closure of a number of facilities to the public. Downed trees and limbs, damaged boardwalks, and debris scattered ... Read more

Force Main Damaged During Tropical Storm Isaias on U.S. Route 13:
8/5/2020
Dover, Del. - During Tropical Storm Isaias, a force main developed a leak in the median along U.S. Route 13 near the Twin Willows development. Residents in the area that are connected to the Kent Cou... Read more

Delaware Residents with Storm Damage Are Called Upon to Help Secure Disaster Relief:
8/5/2020
Dover, Del. - In an attempt to secure disaster relief, The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is asking Delaware residents with damage to their property to complete a storm damage report. In...

Kent County Trash Services Delayed One Day:
8/5/2020
Dover, Del. - Trash Collection services will resume today. Due to the suspension of trash services on Tuesday, August 3, collection is delayed by one day. If your normal collection day is Tuesday, y...

Kent County Trash Collection Amid Tropical Storm Isaias:
8/3/2020
Dover, Del. - Kent County Trash Collection Customers are advised that tomorrow’s collection services are planned to proceed. Our vendors have notified us that they plan to start on-time. Because recy...

Levy Court Commissioners Honor Local Heroes:
7/29/2020
Dover, Del. - At its July 28, 2020 Combined Business and Committee Meetings, Levy Court Commissioners formally thanked two local heroes who saved the lives of two in the Delaware Bay. Mike Hignutt,... Read more

Emergency Services Vehicle Replaced with a Permanent Drop Box at the Kent County Administrative Complex:
7/15/2020
Dover, Del. - The popularity of the Emergency Services vehicle parked in front of the Kent County Administrative Complex has prompted replacing the vehicle with a permanent Drop Box. On Tuesday, July... Read more

Kent County Levy Court Combined Committee and Business Meetings of Tuesday, July 14, 2020 :
7/13/2020
Dover, Del. - Committee and Business meetings are combined while the Levy Court is operating under a modified schedule for the summer. On Tuesday, July 13, 2020 the Levy Court Combined Committee and B... Read more

Census Week Begins Today:
7/13/2020
Dover, Del. - The 2020 Census will determine congressional representation, inform hundreds of billions in federal funding, and provide data that will impact your community for the next decade. All yo... Read more

Drive-Up Pet Food Distribution at Big Oak County Park:
7/8/2020
Dover, Del. - Big Oak County Park located at 417 Big Oak Road, Smyrna will be the site for a Drive-Up Pet Food Pantry on Thursday, July 30, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
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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

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