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
Wednesday, April 1, 2015-Friday, April 17, 2015
 
DEADLINE EXTENDED - SIGN UP FOR LWVSC BUS TOUR APRIL 17TH

See April 17th Calendar Entry for Details
DEADLINE EXTENDED - STILL TIME TO SIGN UP FOR LWVSC BUS TOUR APRIL 17TH.

NOTE: REGISTRATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL APRIL 14TH

Access and print a registration form. Instructions for mailing your check are included with the form.

DEADLINE EXTENDED - STILL TIME TO SIGN UP FOR LWVSC BUS TOUR APRIL 17TH

See April 17th Calendar Entry for Details

Monday, April 6, 2015
10am-Noon
For location contact sussexlwv@gmail.com LWVSC Regular Monthly Board Meeting.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
1pm-3pm
Beebe Medical Center
18947 John J Williams Highway
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971


McCurry Conference Room

This is the complex off Route 24.
Pay Equity Program: Screening of 'Paycheck to Paycheck'. Co-Sponsored with Delaware Commission for Women, AAUW and LWVDE
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

Thursday, April 16, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Laurel Public Library
101 East 4th St,
Laurel, DE 19956
Laurel School Board Candidate Forum - Member At Large.

Come out and meet the candidates running for the Laurel School Board - Member At Large Position.

Candidates for this position are:
John Bowden
David B. Nichols
and
Kimberly R. Trivits

Join us for an evening at the Laurel Library where you will have the opportunity to ask questions of the candidates. All three candidates have accepted our invitations and have agreed to participate.

This event is being co-sponsored by League of Women Voters Sussex County and the Laurel Public Library.

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

Friday, April 17, 2015
8:30 am Meet at Lowe's

9 am Bus Departs

3 pm Bus Returns
Lowe's
20364 Plantations Rd,
Lewes, DE 19958


Meet at Lowe's parking lot by 8:30am
LWVSC Bus Tour of Pollution and Coastal Zone Act Sites.

Tour cost: $19.95

NOTE: REGISTRATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL APRIL 14TH

Access and print a registration form. Instructions for mailing your check are included with the form.

Bring a box lunch and beverage. Coolers will be provided.

Tour highlights include:

  • Mountaire Poultry Plant (Millsboro)--Plant is required to have a Coastal Zone (CZA) permit. The League spokesperson will highlight CZA regulations.
  • NRG Power Plant at Indian River--NRG is working on a long-term remediation plan with DNREC to address hazards associated with a coal ash mound on Burton Island.
  • Vlasic Pinnacle Foods Plant - EPA brownfield site. Purchased by Allen-Harim for future chicken processing plant, provided that cleanup terms are met.
  • Selbyville Wells - Robert Dickerson, Town Manager, will discuss groundwater contamination issues with the town's wells
  • Selbyville Waste Water Plant - Bettina Stern, Selbyville Superintendent, will describe sewage treatment and sludge overflow.
  • South Bethany's Forebay storm water
  • Superfund sites, a borrow pit, ocean outfalls

Participants will be able to view areas of significant environmental damage in our estuary, including toxic waste sites, chemical pollution, waste water, and groundwater hazards. During the tour, citizen scientists will be available to provide key information concerning eco-hazards at the various tour stops. Additionally, the League's organizers plan to showcase a DVD outlining the 1971 Coastal Zone Act. At the end of the tour, it is expected that participants will have an enhanced awareness of the environmental dangers facing our county and the Inland Bays and be encouraged to personally affect change.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
7pm-8:30pm
South Coastal Library
43 Kent Ave
Bethany Beach, DE 19930

(302) 539-5231
Indian River District #4 School Board Candidates' Forum.

Come out and meet the candidates running for the Indian River District #4 School Board

The candidates are:
Charles M. Bireley
Gregory Michael Goldman
and
Judith Ladd Teoli

Join us for an evening at the South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach, 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.

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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