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Executive - Press Release

Posted on: March 23, 2018

Residents invited to community town halls and budget updates this spring

Follow release of proposed Fiscal Year 2019 county budget on March 27

New Castle, DE
– On Tuesday, March 27 at 5:30 pm, County Executive Matt Meyer presents his administration’s proposed Fiscal Year 2019 budget plan to members of New Castle County Council. The annual budget presentation takes place in the County Council Chambers on the first floor of the Louis L. Redding Building, 800 North French Street, Wilmington. All members of the public are invited to attend. Additionally, the budget presentation will be streamed live on the County’s Facebook page at

Beginning Wednesday, March 28, the County Executive hits the road with members of County Council to discuss the Fiscal Year 2019 budget with residents in community town halls in every council district. Each town hall features an informational presentation and a review of the County’s fiscal challenges, followed by a question and answer session and discussion about County priorities as work is under way to enact a balanced budget. The First three Community Town Halls will take place on:

“Please join us for a town hall in your community to learn about steps we are taking to restore fiscal responsibility to county government and provide high quality critical services that save lives, protect the public health and drive our high quality of life,” County Executive Meyer said. “Bring your questions and participate in the conversation.”

Visit to get more details for each town hall, and check this site for additional town halls as they are confirmed.


Contact: Jason Miller, Director of Communications, 302-545-1462

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