About Us

Founded in 1962, the Civic League For New Castle County is an organization comprised of community civic associations, umbrella civic groups, good government groups, businesses, and interested individuals. The League provides a forum for education about, discussion of, and action on issues relating to the impact of government on the quality of life in New Castle County

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

NCC Executive-Elect Public Transition Committee Meetings Are Set For Special Services, Policing And Heroin And Opiate Addiction

Matt Meyer's Transition Committees are starting to set public meeting dates. The Land Use/Economic Development Committee will hold their public meeting in early January. 

From NCC Executive-elect Meyer's website ~ 

The 2017 New Castle County Transition Committees for Special Services, Policing, and Heroin and Opiate Addiction will be hosting Public Meetings of the Committees to solicit input and comment on these topics affecting the County: 
  • Thursday December 15, 2016
  • 8:00 AM
  • Gilliam Building
  • 67 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720 
  • Monday December 19, 2016
  • 6:00 PM
  • Delaware State Police Troop 2, Paris Community Room,
  • 100 Lagrange Avenue, Newark, DE 19702 
  • Tuesday December 20, 2016
  • 9:00 AM
  • Gilliam Building
  • 67 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720

You may bring written comments, information or reports to give to the Transition Committee for their information and consideration.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

CLNCC Monthly Meeting Set For 7PM Tuesday In Christiana

Civic League for New Castle County 
Monthly Meeting

Date:   Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Time:   7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Christina Presbyterian Church
15 North Old Baltimore Pike
Christiana, DE 19702
Christine Whitehead will lead a discussion on the signage changes on Route 41 and 48. 
Bill Dunn will lead a discussion on the coming DNREC Air Permit public hearing for the old Hercules Experimental Station - AKA Hercules LLC - next to the new Toll Brothers developments on the old Hercules golf course.
Also see ~

DNREC: Hercules, LLC Air Permit Public Hearing Set For 6PM Thursday, December 8th At The Mill Creek Fire Hall

DNREC: Hercules, LLC Air Permit Public Hearing Set For 6PM Thursday, December 8th At The Mill Creek Fire Hall

Notice of DNREC Public Hearing:

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Air Quality, will conduct a public hearing on the Regulation 1130 Synthetic Minor permit application submitted by Hercules, LLC for the operation of a spray drying process consisting of two (2) PSD-1 Spray Dryers, one (1) SD Micro Spray Dryer and one (1) MP1 Fluid Bed located at 500 Hercules Road in Wilmington, Delaware.

The public hearing will be held at the Mill Creek Fire Company, Chambers Memorial Hall, at 3900 Kirkwood Highway, Marshalltown, Delaware 19808 on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 6:00 pm. The proposed permit may be inspected at the offices of the Division of Air Quality, State Street Commons, 100 W. Water Street, Suite 6A, Dover, DE 19904 and at 715 Grantham Lane, New Castle, DE 19720.

For additional information or for an appointment to review the proposed permit, please contact me or Lindsay Rennie in the New Castle Office at (302) 323-4542.  Public comments may be presented orally or in written form at the public hearing, and written comments may be submitted in advance without attending the public hearing if received prior to the hearing. Persons who want to speak at the public hearing are encouraged to register in advance no later than December 7th and this registration will be used to determine the order of speakers at the public hearing.  Registration should be sent by email to: Robert.Haynes@state.de.us.

Monday, October 24, 2016

General Election Candidates For NCC Executive - Forums 7PM Tonight In New Castle And 7:30PM Wednesday In Talleyville

Two opportunities to hear the General Election candidates for NCC Executive this week!

Meyer and Blake are scheduled to appear at the A. Philip Randolph Institute event tonight -

Hosted by Delaware United

7  - 10 p.m. Monday, October 24th 
3011 New Castle Ave, New Castle, Delaware 19720 

Us Representative
Lt Governor
Insurance Commisioner
NCC Executive
NCC County President
Mayor- City of Wilmington

And the candidates for county executive will be the sole focus at the Council of Civic Organizations of Brandywine Hundred debate on Wednesday night -

New Castle County Executive Debate-Wed. Oct. 26th-7:30pm

We invite you to attend a debate between the two candidates for New Castle County Executive, Mark Blake and Matt Meyer. It is jointly sponsored by CCOBH and EB100 (Eastern Brandywine Hundred Coordinating Council). 
The debate will be held on Wednesday, October 26th at 7:30PM at the Talleyville Fire Hall. 
Panelists from CCOBH and EB100 will question the candidates, and questions may also be submitted by the audience. 
County government is the government which most affects our daily lives, and both Mark Blake and Matt Meyer have some good ideas. We encourage residents to come out and hear those ideas, as well as to bring questions of their own.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

CLNCC CANDIDATES NIGHT 7PM Tuesday, October 18th At The Mill Creek Fire Hall


Mill Creek Fire Hall
3808 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808
7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 18th

Meet major and minor party nominees for

U.S. House of Representatives
Lt. Governor
Insurance Commissioner

They will answer your questions and discuss their goals. This is not a debate format.
The public is invited to attend and participate.

Light refreshments will be offered.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Updated: Civic League For New Castle County Monthly Meeting Set For 7PM Tuesday In Christiana

Civic League for New Castle County 
Meeting Date:  
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016  
Meeting time:  
7:00 pm- 9:00 pm  
Meeting Location:  
Christiana Presbyterian Church 
15 North Old Baltimore Pike Christiana, DE 19702 
AGENDA September 2016
  • Call to Order
  • Officer Resignations and New Roles
  • Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
  • Officers Reports:
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Vice Presidents
  • President
  • Updates on UDC Workshop
  • New Business
  • Old Business
  • Additional Member Comments
CLNCC June Votes
  •  Approved slate of Officers and Directors
  •  Funds for reserving location for debate and videographer

2016 CLNCC Meeting Dates:
7PM on the Third Tuesday of the Month 

 20 September 2016 
 18 October 2016 
 15 November 2016 

 Christiana Presbyterian Church 15 North Old Baltimore Pike Christiana, DE 19702

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

CLNCC 2016 Primary Candidates' Public Forum Set For 6:30PM Thursday, August 18th In Mill Creek


The Civic League for New Castle County will hold a public forum for candidates for:
  • New Castle County Executive
  • New Castle County Council President
  • State Legislative Candidates (from New Castle County)
Thursday, August 18, 2016
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Millcreek Fire Station
3808 Kirkwood Highway (back entrance)

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Civic League For NCC June Meeting - Vote For Officers - Set For 7PM June 21st In New Castle

Civic League for New Castle County 
Monthly Meeting

7-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 21st

NCCPD Public Safety Building
1st Floor Conference Room 
3601 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE 
The CLNCC will be approving a slate of officers and directors at our June meeting. Please make plans to attend (and be sure to note the change in location.)
Also, June is a great time to update your membership dues!
And save the date: CLNCC is hosting a 2016 Primary Forum for County and State level races at 7 p.m. August 16th.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

CLNCC Annual Meeting: Wilmington Schools Plan Discussion Set For 7PM May 17th In Christiana

The Civic League for

       TUESDAY, MAY 17th 
at 7:00 P.M.
On Old Route 7 in the heart of Christiana

       The public is invited.      
Why is it needed? How will the new districts look?
Will the State pay for the changes? Bring your
questions about the process.  Guests will include
the Red Clay District Superintendent and the Hon.
Jea Street, a lifelong activist for better education. 
Other speakers will be announced later.

   AND OFFICERS following the program.  

     In Memoriam
      The Civic League is mourning the passing  of a dear friend and former President, Fritz Griesinger.  Fritz was passionate about the. rights of homeowners and worked tirelessly to make Pike Creek Valley the lovely and liveable place it is today. He was one of 3 key persons who fought to get the hospital built near Christiana.


Monday, April 18, 2016

Civic League For New Castle County Monthly Meeting Set For 7PM April 19th In Christiana

CLNCC Meeting

Tuesday, April 19th, 7-9 PM

Updates on current interest areas 

Christiana Presbyterian Church 
15 North Old Baltimore Pike 
Christiana, DE 19702

All are welcome!

Civic League for New Castle County on facebook and on the web.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

CLNCC General Business Meeting Set For 7PM Tonight In Christiana

CLNCC General Business Meeting
 7 p.m. tonight
Christiana Presbyterian Church
15 North Old Baltimore Pike, Christiana, DE 19702

Also, please see the state Animal Control Services public meeting schedule below -

Monday, February 15, 2016

General Business Meeting Set For 7PM Tuesday, February 16th In Christiana

A general business meeting is set for 7 p.m.Tuesday at the Christiana Presbyterian Church, 15 North Old Baltimore Pike, Christiana.

CLNCC web site HERE

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

CLNCC Guest Speaker Thomas S. Neuberger On 'Guidelines For Coming Police Drones' Set For 7PM January 19th In Christiana

CLNCC Monthly meeting:  

Guest: Thomas S. Neuberger

Topic: Guidelines For Coming Police Drones 

Time: 7PM January 19th 2016 

Location: Christiana Presbyterian Church 15 North Old Baltimore Pike Christiana, DE 19702

Click here to read Neuberger's Op-Ed on the topic.