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Wilmington term limit resolution could allow officials to spend 36 years on council

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Wilmington Councilwoman Shané Darby, D-District 2.   Wilmington’s city council will vote on two contentious resolutions during their Thursday meeting, both sponsored by Shané Darby.  The first resolution asks the Delaware General Assembly to amend the city’s charter to impose term limits on council members.  The second resolution  presented by the Democrat from the city’s Second District urges the General …

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Spadola’s ethics bill tabled until Wilmington Council’s October meeting

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

A Wilmington City Council proposed ordinance to require annual ethics training will be heard Oct. 7. Photo by Bark Magrabi/Pexels   A proposed ordinance to require Wilmington elected officials and city employees to participate in annual ethics training will not be heard until October. The bill’s sponsor, Wilmington City Council member James Spadola, R-At Large, agreed to table the legislation …

Ordinance would require ethics training for Wilmington officials, employees

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

If a proposed ethics law passes, Wilmington officials and workers will need to take an ethics refresher course every year.   An ordinance to require Wilmington elected officials, appointed officials and city employees to participate in annual ethics training will be heard by City Council Thursday.  The ordinance is sponsored by the council’s lone Republican member, James Spadola, who holds …

Wilmington film screening bases ticket cost on race, gender

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

    A Wilmington non-profit organization is hosting a movie screening Friday with race- and gender-based ticket prices.  Tickets for the event range from free to $7, depending on your gender and racial identity. Black Mothers in Power, founded in 2019 by Wilmington city councilwoman Shané Darby, will present “Chocolate Milk: The Documentary” at Penn Cinema Riverfront IMAX Theatre. The …