Town Council Elections Will Be Held on Saturday, July 18, 2020

Date Posted: Friday, May 29th, 2020

Townsend Board of Election members Lorraine Gorman, Al Harrington, and Terry Mobley have announced that the Town Council Election that was suspended due to the Coronavirus Pandemic has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 18th.  Solicitation of Candidates is re-opened effective 5/29/2020.  Click here for additional information.  



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Planning Commission Members Needed

Date Posted: Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Planning Commission Members Needed The Town of Townsend is seeking residents to serve as volunteers on the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission works with residents and is an advisory board to the Mayor and Council. The Commission oversees the comprehensive planning process, helping to determine aims and ambitions of our community, including reviewing land use, zoning, planning and development applications. The Planning Commission also is responsible to update and prepare a draft Comprehensive Plan for review by the residents, Mayor and Council. Specific information on the Planning Commission can be found at: https://townsend.delaware.gov/committees/ Members of the Planning Commission are appointed by the Mayor and Council. Members  are expected to participate in monthly meetings on the second Wednesday of each month unless otherwise posted. Come share your knowledge and ideas to better our community. If interested, send a letter of interest to tmcdonald@townsend.delaware.gov. Please provide a statement of why you wish […]



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Cancellation of June and July Movie Nights in the Park

Date Posted: Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Due to current restrictions due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the uncertainty of when the State will lift all restrictions, Town Council voted at its May 6, 2020 meeting to cancel Townsend’s movie nights that were scheduled for June 12 and July 10, 2020.  We are hoping conditions improve so that we will be able to proceed with the movie night scheduled for August 14th.



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2020 Census: We are not done yet!

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

It’s not too late, and it is still essential to Townsend to respond to the 2020 Census while being safe and practicing social distancing at home. Once you have responded, please encourage your family, friends and loved ones to complete the census so we can get the resources we need to thrive. Currently, about half of our households have responded.  Half the response can mean half the resources for our community.  Take a few minutes and help shape our future by going to www.2020census.gov.



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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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COVID-19 TESTING

Date Posted: Friday, May 29th, 2020

If anyone wants to get tested for COVID-19, Delaware and New Castle County have created websites to register for testing.  If you have symptoms, you should contact your local physician.   However, asymptomatic residents anywhere in Delaware, including Smyrna and Kent County, can find testing and register for texting sites via: Http://coronavirus.delaware.gov/testing.  For New Castle County the following website has been established to register:  https://delaware.curativeinc.com/welcome .  For some, sites in Kent County or Smyrna may be closer and more available.



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David Carter Provides News/Updates/Events for District 6

Date Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2020

What is the status of the new Paramedic Station? Where can food be donated & distributed to the needy? What Grants has the County approved? Which County Departments are open for business? What County services are available during the pandemic? How can you utilize the libraries while they are closed? These are just a few of the questions that are answered in the lastest newsletter posted by New Castle County Councilman David Carter. Copy the following link to view a copy of the newsletter in its entirety. https://mailchi.mp/2746fad3f664/updates-news-and-events-new-castle-countys-6th-district-12407766



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MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY OBSERVANCE

Date Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Town Hall will be closed for business on Monday, May 25, 2020 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. Trash and recycling pick-up will be delayed until Tuesday, May 26, 2020.



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PUBLIC INFORMATION CALL – COVID-19 RELIEF DISCUSSION – 5/22/20

Date Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2020

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IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM WASTE INDUSTRIES (GFL)

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

The GFL staff is working hard to continue to provide support to our communities during this difficult time. The health of staff is very important.  We are doing everything we can to keep them safe while they do their jobs.  Even though staff is provided Personal Protective Equipment, we still need your help.  We are requesting that you place all of your waste inside trash cans to eliminate the need for the GFL Team team to touch the bags. For the same reason, we are asking residents to minimize the amount of bulk items that they put out.  



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Town Hall Closed Friday, April 10, 2020

Date Posted: Monday, April 6th, 2020

Town Hall will be closed for business on April 10, 2020 in observance of Good Friday.  



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