Townsend Continued Response to Coronavirus- November 25, 2020

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

Please read the document below for an update on the Town of Townsend’s continued response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.   COVID NOTICE V4 11.25.20



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Town Hall Closed in Recognition of the Thanksgiving Holiday

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

In recognition of the Thanksgiving Holiday Townhall will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 25, 2020 and Friday November 26, 2020.  



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Delaware COVID-19 Testing-Pop Up Sites- Week of November 23, 2020

Date Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

Please see the flyers below to find COVID-19 Testing available in Delaware for the week of November 23, 2020.   Please remember there are also permanent testing locations which can be found here.         



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COVID-19 Testing Site- Middletown High School- Wednesday, November 25th, 10am- 3pm

Date Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Please see the Pop up Testing Site at Middletown High School on Wednesday, November 25th from 10am- 3pm Please sign up here: https://curative.com/sites/161?date=2020-11-25 



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Give Thanks, Not COVID-19

Date Posted: Monday, November 16th, 2020

COVID-19 doesn’t take a holiday. Keep your loved ones safe by limiting your celebration to those who live in your household and find creative ways to connect with those who don’t. Visit de.gov/coronavirus for ways to give thanks safely. Please review the Tip Sheet below to learn how to celebrate Thanksgiving safely.   Thanksgiving_Tip Sheet  



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Delaware COVID-19 Testing-Pop Up Site- Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

Date Posted: Monday, November 16th, 2020

Please find information regarding testing at the Townsend Fire Company at this link 107 Main St, Townsend, DE 19734 10 am- 6pm



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Delaware COVID-19 Testing-Pop Up Sites- Week of November 16, 2020

Date Posted: Sunday, November 15th, 2020

Please see the flyers below to find COVID-19 Testing available in Delaware for the week of November 16, 2020.   Please remember there are also permanent testing locations which can be found here.      



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Traps Set Along the Back End of the Wiggins Mill Stormwater Pond

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

Traps have been set along the back end of the Wiggins Mill Stormwater Pond. Residents are asked to avoid the back area the pond.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact the HOA who are performing maintenance on the Stormwater Pond on Wiggins Mill Frontage Road. The HOA can be reached at townsendvillage2hoa@gmail.com



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Fight the Flu!

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

With COVID-19 still with us, it’s more important than ever to get a flu vaccine. Make an appointment with your health care provider, go to a pharmacy or find a community flu clinic near you, and help Delaware fight the flu. Find more information at flu.delaware.gov. #FightFluDE Learn more about the Fly by clicking on this Fact Sheet



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Townsend Playground Equipment Remains Closed & Park Pavilion Rentals Canceled Through the End of the Year

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

With an abundance of caution for our residents and visitors, Town Council has decided, at the 10/7/2020 Town Council meeting, that the Townsend playground equipment, basketball court, and skate park, and will remain closed through the end of the year.   In addition, Town Council has suspended Park Pavilion Rentals through the end of the year to aid in the fight against the spread of the Coronavirus.



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DNREC offers the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) at no cost to qualified low-income families to reduce energy costs.

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

Weatherization Program Helps Delawareans Invest in Their Homes Program is Free to Delaware Families Who Qualify It’s time for Delawareans to prepare their homes for winter weather. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control offers the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) at no cost to qualified low-income families to reduce energy costs. DNREC encourages Delaware homeowners and renters to review the eligibility guidelines at https://de.gov/wap to then receive a free energy audit. An auditor will determine the services to improve the energy efficiency of the homes. Typical services include air-sealing, insulation, heating system repair, lighting upgrades and minor repairs that are necessary to complete energy-saving measures. Last year, 195 Delawareans benefited from this program, with an average estimated savings of $283 per home per year, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. The program will now be available throughout Delaware by Energy Coordinating Agency (ECA), which had previously contracted […]



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Anticipation in Hiring of a Flexible, Part-time Code Enforcement Officer/ Building Inspector

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

The Town of Townsend is anticipating hiring a flexible part-time Code Enforcement Officer/Building Inspector to work approximately 15 to 20 hrs. weekly. Code Enforcement Officer/Building Inspector will be responsible for conducting investigations and ensuring compliance with all Town Codes and related ordinances. The employee may issue citations and bring violators in Magistrate Court and may testify if necessary.  Employee will work under general supervision of the Town Manager.  The Code Enforcement Officer/Building Inspector will be required to maintain confidentiality and prepare reports and keep appropriate records. Qualified applicants must have excellent communication skills, proficiency with computers, and a valid driver’s license with good driving record. Qualified candidate may be appointed a Code Enforcement Constable pursuant to State law to make actions legally effective.  The ability to perform investigations and appropriate code research to ensure conformance to codes in a manner that effectively communicates, both verbally and in writing violations and […]



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Permanent COVID-19 Testing Locations

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

Please see the flyers below to view the new Permanent COVID-19 Testing Sites.   Learn more here.   ENGLISH-New Castle County_Permanent_Covid_Testing_sites ENGLISH-Kent County_Permanent_Covid_Testing_sites ENGLISH -Sussex County_Permanent_Covid_Testing_sites Hatian Creole-Kent County_Permanent_Covid_Testing_sites Hatian Creole -New Castle County_Permanent_Covid_Testing_sites Hatian Creole-Sussex County_Permanent_Covid_Testing_sites SPANISH-New Castle County_Permanent_Covid_Testing_sites SPANISH-Kent County_Permanent_Covid_Testing_sites SPANISH-Sussex County_Permanent_Covid_Testing_sites



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Discontinuation of Garbage & Street Light Utility Fees after July 1, 2020

Date Posted: Monday, August 3rd, 2020

  August 3, 2020 To all Townsend Residents and Businesses, Earlier this year, Town Council approved discontinuing streetlight and garbage utility fees in the Town of Townsend effective after September 2020.  Initially, this was scheduled to begin with the 2020-2021 tax billing in in the fall. However, in order to efficiently shift the expense for streetlights and garbage collection to the 2020-2021 tax year, which began July 1, 2020, we are implementing this change effective July 1, 2020.   Those that have already made a streetlight and garbage utility fee payment for the third quarter beginning July 1, 2020, will have the payment credited to their municipal tax account for this year.  The only exception is for those who have an outstanding streetlight or garbage utility fee balance from a previous quarter.  The 2020-2021 tax bill will be distributed in the next few weeks and will reflect any applied credits. […]



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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 services, and our community.  Thank you for visiting us online, and please come back soon for continuously updated content. You can also visit our Facebook page for additional information on community events.  Town Hall is open Monday – Friday,  8:00 am – 4:00 pm, stop and visit any time or call with any comments or concerns at (302) 378-8082.



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VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCE

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Town Hall will be closed for business on Wednesday, November 11th,  2020 in honor of Veterans Day.  We thank all who have served.  



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COVID Testing Site- Townsend Fire Company- Tuesday, 11/10/2020 10 am – 6pm

Date Posted: Sunday, November 8th, 2020

Please see the flyer below for the Pop up Testing Sites, specifically at the Townsend Fire Company from 10 am- 6 pm on Tuesday, November 10th.   Register here: delaware.curativeinc.com



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Delaware COVID-19 Testing-Pop Up Sites- Week of November 9, 2020

Date Posted: Sunday, November 8th, 2020

Please see the flyers below to find COVID-19 Testing available in Delaware for the week of November 9, 2020.   Please remember there are also permanent testing locations which can be found here.   Week of 11.9 – NCC – English    Week of 11.9 – Kent – English Week of 11.9 – Sussex – English Week of 11.9 – Kent – Haitian Creole   Week of 11.9 – Kent – Spanish Week of 11.9 – NCC – Haitian Creole Week of 11.9 – NCC – Spanish – Week of 11.9 – Sussex – Haitian Creole Week of 11.9 – Sussex – Spanish



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