Dover City Council Incumbents hold seats in Dover municipal election By Tom Byrne • Apr 18, 2017 Delaware Public Media Incumbents carried the day in Tuesday’s Dover municipal election. In two of the three contested City Council races, current office holders were given another four-year term. City Council seats up for grabs in Dover municipal election By Tom Byrne • Apr 17, 2017 Delaware Public Media Voters in Dover head to the polls Tuesday for the state capital’s municipal election. There are three contested City Council races to be decided. Dover City Council approves property tax hike in split vote By Annie Ropeik • Jun 23, 2015 Delaware Public Media Property taxes are set to go up almost 20 percent in Dover, after City Council approved the hike Monday night. And it might not be the last tough call they have to make in coming weeks. To balance Dover's budget, City Council weighs property tax hike By Annie Ropeik • Jun 2, 2015 Delaware Public Media Listen Listening... / 1:49 Delaware Public Media's Annie Ropeik reports on the city of Dover's plan to close a budget gap through a 24 percent property tax hike. Dover's City Council is weighing a 24 percent property tax increase as it works on balancing a budget for the next fiscal year. City administrators see the hike as a lasting way to offset falling revenues and rising staff costs. Several incumbents fall in Dover city election By James Dawson • Apr 21, 2015 Delaware Public Media Dover City Council is getting a significant makeover following Tuesday night's election.