Executive - Press Release

Posted on: November 14, 2014

Delaware Supreme Court Affirmation Protects Open Space in Pike Creek

WILMINGTON, Del. – New Castle County is pleased the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed the Court of Chancery’s decision concerning the protection of open space in the scenic Pike Creek Valley.

County Executive Tom Gordon thanked the attorneys who represented New Castle County, namely Max Walton, Esquire, of Connolly Gallagher, and County Attorney Bernard Pepukayi, Esquire.

"The office of law was proud to represent the interest of New Castle County Government and the people within the county," said County Attorney Pepukayi. “I'm happy for all those whose quality of life has been preserved by the Court's decision to enforce the applicable deed restriction.”

In addition, County Attorney Pepukayi thanked Max Walton for his work and diligence concerning the matter.

This is a victory for the residents in the Pike Creek Valley. The applicable deed restriction and open space serve as precious resources for our county, and should be protected for future generations.

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