RPATAC

  1. Wed Nov. 26

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Regular Meetings
  • 9 a.m.
  • Fourth Wednesday of the month
  • James Gilliam Building
    Public Meeting Room
    77 Read's Way
    New Castle, DE 19720
Members
  • 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.
  • Assist the Department as requested.