Welcome to the Town of Townsend!

Date Posted: Monday, February 9th, 2015

Welcome to the Town of Townsend!  Please take a moment to review our updated website to better serve our “Small Town Community”.  Please note, we have taken extraordinary efforts to present the most accurate and up-to-date content and reliable information. This website is a valuable resource for our citizens as they explore our Town, our […]




Labor Day Holiday -Town Hall Closed/Trash Collection Delayed

Date Posted: Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Town Hall will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.  Trash Collection will be delayed until Tuesday, September 5th.




Hurricane Preparedness Tips for Pets

Date Posted: Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Pet Preparedness Tips Your pet should be part of your Hurricane Plan. During Hurricane Ivan there were reports of people who refused to evacuate and leave their pets behind. There is no reason to put yourself or your pet in that kind of danger. Here’s a checklist of things to consider to take care of […]




Volunteer of the Year Award

Date Posted: Friday, July 21st, 2017

Nominations are now being accepted for Townsend’s Volunteer of the Year Award.  The deadline for submitting nominations is August 31st.  The winner will be announced at the Town Fair on September 23rd. Click here to complete a nomination form.




Delaware State Police – Operation BACKpack Project

Date Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017

  Delaware State Police Community Outreach Unit – 3rd Annual Operation BACKpack Project Presented by Richard Bratz, Direcor of Public information The Delaware State Police Community Outreach Unit has established a program to assist elementary school aged children in need with the necessities for school. Troopers are asking for help with any donations to fill each […]




Approved FY 2018 Budget

Date Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017

The attached budget for FY 2018 has been approved by the Mayor and Council. FY 2018 approved revenue FY 2018 approved expenditures




Town Hall Closed July 4, 2017

Date Posted: Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Town Hall will be closed on Tuesday, July, 4, 2017 in observance of the Holiday.  Have a safe and Happy 4th of July!




Scam Alerts – Posted 6/20/17

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

There is currently another phone scam where the caller pretends to be a police officer from NCCPD and is asking you to pay your legal fines via gift cards. Be advised, police will never ask you to pay a fine over the phone or with a gift card!




Help Wanted – Part-Time Seasonal Worker

Date Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017

PART TIME SEASONAL MUNICIPAL WORKER The Town of Townsend is seeking applicants for the position of a part-time seasonal  Municipal Worker. This position would work between 10-20 hours per week from July 2017 thru October 2017.  Work schedule TBD based on needs of the business.  Hours are not guaranteed. Position involves a variety of physical […]




Summer Preparedness Information from Delmarva Power

Date Posted: Monday, May 22nd, 2017

The approach of summer also signals the potential for extreme weather which includes high winds, thunderstorms and hurricanes, which can cause electric service interruptions. Delmarva Power has invested in infrastructure improvements to improve the resiliency of the electric system and support the reliability of your service. We know all too well that hurricanes and storms […]




Town Hall Closed Monday, May 29, 2017 – Trash Collection Delayed

Date Posted: Friday, May 19th, 2017

There will be no trash collection on Monday.  Trash & recycling will be picked up on Tuesday.