Agenda for Special Session

10/27/2023 2:30 pm



Virtual Meeting with Anchor Location In-Person and Remote Participation

Council Chambers
Louis L. Redding City/County Building
800 N. French Street – Wilmington, DE  19801


Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call

Non-Legislative Business

Note: No legislative business this evening.

Public Comment*

The meeting will be open to the public starting at 2pm*, so members of the public can sign up to speak. To sign up for Public Comment, members of the public must go to the following website to fill out the information requested. Public Comment will take place after non-legislative business.  The President of City Council will recognize speakers in the order listed on the website.

Legislative Business


Agenda Item #0362 - Ord.
1st & 2nd Reading
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 40 of the City Code to Establish 22 Del. C. § 841’s Five-Year Maximum Residency Period Requirement and Establishes the Geographical Boundaries Within the City of Wilmington Limits, and to Establish a Residency Working Group

Synopsis:  This Ordinance is being presented by City Council for Council’s review and  approval. This Ordinance amends Chapter 40 of the City Code to establish a Five-Year residency requirement for city employees, excluding elected officials, and establishes the geographical boundaries within the City of Wilmington limits. Also, this Ordinance establishes a Residency Working Group.  Lastly, on a housekeeping note, this Ordinance updates the names of the Human Resources Department and its Director.


Note:  Pursuant to Council Rule #1, this special meeting will take place for the purpose of addressing the above-reference agenda item. This meeting will be conducted both in-person and via Zoom. All are welcome to attend. or visit the WITN22 website or WITN YouTube channel at or listen in only by calling one of the following phone numbers (929) 205-6099 or (301) 715-8592. You will be asked for the Webinar ID. Please enter 893 6259 8002 and then #.  International numbers available:

Agenda prepared October 20, 2023 and posted on Council’s website,


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