New Castle County Government Center
New Castle Room
87 Read's Way
New Castle, DE 19720
Lori Athey, Private Sector Environmental Representative
Dan Barbato, Consulting Engineers
John Barndt, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Stephanie Baxter, Delaware Geological Survey
Brian Carbaugh, Artesian
Joe Charma, Landmark Engineering
Kevin Donnelly, New Castle Conservation District
Matt Rogers, Department of Land Use
Gerald Kauffman, University of Delaware Water Resources Agency
Eli Mortazavi, Department of Special Services
Virginia North, Delaware Nature Society
Marian Young, Chamber of Commerce
About the Committee
There are 13 members on the Resource Protection Area Technical Advisory Committee (RPATAC). Members are appointed by the county executive to four-year terms. The chairperson is designated by the county executive.
As stated in Section 40.30.430 of the New Castle County Code, the purposes and duties of the RPATAC are to:
Provide technical support and recommendations to the (Land Use) Department concerning the technical definition and criteria of any resource protection area.
Advise the Department when the RPATAC determines that performance standards should be amended.
Provide technical support and recommendations to the Board of Adjustment concerning any application made to that Board.
Advise the Department when the RPATAC determines that this division, or any regulations promulgated pursuant to this division, should be amended.