- Due to road conditions this meeting was cancelled. It will be rescheduled at a future date. Sorry for not being able to post this information earlier due to technical difficulties. We apologize for those who did not get this information in a timely manner.
The Council of Civic Organizations of Brandywine Hundred is pleased to announce its upcoming Public Program: “Looking Ahead: Significant Development Projects in Brandywine Hundred”. The purpose of the program is to continue the dialogue and discussion with the public regarding land use and development in its Brandywine Hundred and the impacts on residents. Leading the discussion will be the General Manager of the New Castle County Department of Land Use, George Haggerty.
The CCOBH meeting will be held on Monday, January 25, 2016 in the Reception Hall at the Talleyville Fire Station on Concord Pike next door to the Talleyville Post Office at 7:00 p.m.
Mr. Haggerty’s Department is the focal point for pivotal land use issues in New Castle County, and Mr. Haggerty will focus his discussion on and taking resident questions concerning potential and prospective development projects both large and small in Brandywine Hundred. In particular, CCOBH has asked Mr. Haggerty to address the following areas of concern: The future development of the Brandywine Country Club, Martine’s Nursery on Shipley Road, the Forwood Property at Silverside/Marsh Roads, Leon’s Garden World on Route 202 and the Route 141 Corridor study.
George Haggerty, Jr., is currently serving as the Acting Land Use General Manager. Mr. Haggerty has worked in public service for nearly 42 years. He began his 36 years of Public Service with New Castle County working in the Department of Public Safety. Mr. Haggerty worked his way up through the ranks and retired as a Major after serving for 20+ years. Mr. Haggerty is currently serving in the Department of Land Use where he oversees Planning & Zoning, Licensing, Engineering, and Code Enforcement.
Some of his most notable accomplishments are listed below:
- Adopting the first International Codes (I-Codes), a multi-disciplined building code council for Delaware.
- Requiring the Department’s Building Code Inspectors to attain International Code Council (ICC) Certifications.
- Serving as a member of the regulatory advisory committee which oversaw the adoption of the updated State Storm Water Management regulations.
- Updating the current New Castle County Unified Development Code.
CCOBH invites all interested citizens to come and have your questions answered about these and other land use and development matters in Brandywine Hundred at the Public Meeting on January 25th.
CCOBH is a nonpartisan civic umbrella organization that consists of some 120 civic organizations that represent most of the communities and neighborhoods in Brandywine Hundred.
CCOBH, and its volunteer members, work:
- to consider quality-of-life issues and to promote better standards of living in Brandywine Hundred;
- to promote, encourage, and/or assist worthwhile movements that will benefit Brandywine Hundred and its residents; and
- to contribute in every way possible to an atmosphere of tolerance, friendliness and a positive community spirit throughout Brandywine Hundred
CCOBH general meetings are always open to the public.