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The Wilmington Police Department says it is ready to get a body camera program off the ground  — after it finds funding.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Legislation meant to fight blight in the city of Wilmington is moving toward a full city council vote — despite opposition from landlords, residents and some council members.

 


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Wilmington City Council reconsidered Mayor Mike Purzycki’s 2020 budget plan Tuesday.

 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

There is no property tax increase in Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki’s 2020 budget proposal.

 

But the plan he presented to City Council Thursday seeks a 3.8 percent water/sewer/stormwater rate increase for city customers.

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Wilmington City Council wants to take a closer look at parking downtown.

 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

After a nearly four-month vacancy, the 1st District in Wilmington finally has a City Council representative again.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Wilmington City Council will take at least a week longer to fill a council vacancy.

City Council was scheduled to vote on a candidate to fill the 1st District seat Thursday. But the meeting has been postponed until next week.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

A Council committee of the whole interviewed seven candidates for the seat Friday. They recommended Linda Gray advance to a full vote by Council.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Wilmington City Council has passed an ordinance changing the way it fills vacant seats.

The legislation passed Thursday aims to speed up the process of filling the 1st District council seat — which has been open for nearly three months.

 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The controversy over a vacant seat on Wilmington City Council continues.

 


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