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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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Levy Court Commissioners Presents Medal of Honor:
4/28/2021
Dover, Del. - Levy Court Commissioners presented a Medal of Honor to Carolyn Fredericks of the Modern Maturity Center for her dedication and advocacy on behalf of older adults. She started at the Mo... Read more

April 25 through May 2 Soil and Water Stewardship Week in Kent County:
4/28/2021
Dover, Del. - At its April 27, Business Meeting, Kent County Levy Court Commissioners approved Resolution 3875, declaring April 25 through May 2 as Soil and Water Stewardship Week in Kent County, Dela... read more

My Government Online: Digitizes the Permitting and Payment Processes at Kent County:
3/8/2021
Dover, Del. - Kent County Levy Court is pleased to announce the launch of My Government Online (MGO), a suite of Web-based Permitting software.
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Kent County Tidbury Pond Will Not Be Stocked With Trout This Year:
2/18/2021
Dover, Del. - Due to the ongoing COVID 19 Pandemic that remains a significant threat in Central Delaware, and in the interest of public health and wellbeing, Kent County owned Tidbury Pond will not be... Read more

Sewer Main Break Near Carroll's Plaza in Dover:
2/17/2021
Dover, Del. - Earlier this afternoon, Kent County experienced a sewer force main break near Carroll’s Plaza in Dover. DNREC has been notified and water flows are being diverted to minimize the overfl...

Tidbury Creek County Park Reopens January 16:
1/15/2021
Dover, Del. – Tidbury Creek County Park is reopening tomorrow, Saturday, January 16th. The opening includes the Dog Park, however, the park pavilion and the playground remains closed due to COVID19 r... Read more

Kent County Levy Court Combined Committee and Business Meetings of Tuesday, December 8, 2020 :
12/4/2020
Dover, Del. - The Levy Court will have Combined Committee and Business Meetings in the Levy Court Chamber on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. The public is welcome to join in person or by Telec... Read more

Brandywine Valley SPCA Drive-thru Pet Food Pantries For Families in Need:
11/25/2020
Dover, Del. - The Brandywine Valley SPCA will sponsor a Drive-thre Pet food pantry at the Kent County Administrative Complex on Saturday, December 5, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Free pet fo... Read more

Kent County Supports Drug Addiction Awareness:
10/2/2020
Dover, Del. - Kent County Levy Court recognized Drug Addiction Awareness Month at its September 29, 2020 meeting. Resolution 3806 was presented to Rev. Carol Harris of The Vines Community Project, i... Read more

Kent County Parks and Recreation Updates Park Use Information:
9/30/2020
Dover, Del. - Kent County Parks and Recreation (KCPR) is updating the public concerning patron use at its parks. KCPR manages the following parks: Brecknock Park (Camden); Big Oak Park (Smyrna); Brow... Read more

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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