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Highlights

Highlights of Fiscal Year 2017
Installed video cameras at the Library
Creation of Bicentennial Park at 5 E Second Street
Little League Property Improvements
22 College Scholarship Grants to New Castle residents
Upgrades to bathroom at Battery Park
Painted the outside of the Bellanca Museum


Highlights of Fiscal Year 2016
Added a green roof to the Penn Farm produce stand
Upgrade of Little League facilities
Built sidewalks around tennis courts
Replaced fence at tennis courts
Replacement of Battery Park Outfall System
24 College Scholarship Grants to residents of New Castle
Creation of the Hermitage Nature Preserve and Wildlife Protection Area
Added bike rack at the Delaware Street Entrance to Battery Park
Installed lighting for the flag pole at Battery Park

 

Highlights of Fiscal Year 2015
Tree planting in Dobbinsville
Built a lighted parking lot for the Little League and the Bellanca Museum
Added bathroom facilities to Penn Farm venue
21 College Scholarship Grants to residents of New Castle
Developed meadows at Dobbinsville, Ward Triangle and Broad Dyke


Highlights of Fiscal Year 2014
New roof on the Third Street library

Highlights of Fiscal Year 2013
Major ongoing improvements to Penn Farm buildings and infrastructure
Funding for maintenance of Battery Park grounds and playground equipment
Grants to City for police car, trash truck, summer recreation and green space
Support of Good Will Fire Company
Support of eight community organizations
Scholarship grants awarded to 34 City of New Castle college students

 

Highlights of Fiscal Year 2012
Major improvements to Penn Farm including engineering for provision of sanitary sewer, upgrades to electrical service, and clearing fields
Tide Gate repairs, Broad Dyke and Gambacorta Marsh
Grants to Mayor & Council for police car, trash truck, park police and greenspace
Support of Good Will Fire Company
Support of eight community organizations
Scholarship grants awarded to 26 City of New Castle college students


Highlights of Fiscal Year 2011
Purchased Hermitage property
Refurbished Penn Farm buildings & fields
Good Will Fire House improvements
New Sluice Gate controls, Broad Dyke
Repaved 5th & Cherry St. parking lot
Renovated Battery Park tennis courts
Grants to Mayor & Council for police car, trash truck, park police and greenspace
Support of Good Will Fire Company
Support of several community organizations
Scholarship grants awarded to 27 City of New Castle college students

 

Highlights of Fiscal Year 2010
Major repairs to Penn Farm barns; upgrades to/stabilization of farmhouse; and clearing and rehabilitation of fields
Completion and dedication of 2200 sq. ft. addition to Good-Will Fire House for offices, sleeping quarters and restrooms
Scholarship grants awarded to 29 City of New Castle college students
Grants to Mayor & Council in support of trash truck, police car, and bicycle police
Support of Good-Will Fire Co.
Support of several community organizations