Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 8:23am
Williams: Foxtail organizers sent $7K bill for security
Updated Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 9:01am
The City of Wilmington has sent a bill to the organizers of the Foxtail festival to pay for security at the event held in mid September.
|Mayor Williams (WDEL/File)|
Mayor Dennis Williams tells Delaware's Morning News the bill is for less than the $18,000 figure mentioned during a City Council hearing following the event.
"Well, we've already sent a bill out, it wasn't $18,000. The first agreement that came with the police and the folks who represented Foxtail came to a total of $7,000. It's already been sent out to What Scene? LLC. We sent this bill out on the 14th," says Williams.
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Williams says he has also told the city's deputy director of Parks and Recreation Shawn Allen to fold his non-profit, Youth Empowered to Strive and Succeed. It was revealed recently that Allen secured a one-day liquor license for State Rep. Charles Potter, whose son put together Foxtail. City code prohibits any Wilmington official from representing a private individual in a matter before the city.
Williams says Allen will not lose his city job.
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