Seaford City Hall groundbreaking

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held on Friday, Dec. 20, for the future home of the Seaford City Hall at 414 High Street. The ceremonies were held inside the City Annex building due to a heavy rain. “Sometimes good things take a while to actually happen,” Seaford mayor Daniel Short said of the plans for the new city hall, which is expected to be ready by fall 2003. The new city hall is needed to give customers an easier way to pay their bills by providing them with drive-thru services, to help the city government run efficiently, and to enhance the revitalization of downtown Seaford, he said. “Certainly today is a great day,” said city manager Dolores Slatcher. “We’re going to finally get a new city hall.” CMSI Construction Management Inc. will serve as the contractors for the construction of the building and George Miles and Buhr did the design. City officials were ready with shovels if the weather had been better.

Photo by Mike McClure

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