Town of Townsend 2022 Election- CANCELLED

Date Posted: Monday, April 11th, 2022

Election cancelled flyer – 2022 The Town of Townsend Election scheduled for May 7, 2022 has been:  *****CANCELLED ***** Only two candidates filed for the two two-year term, open Council seats The two Council members filling the two-year Council seat terms are: Patrick Miller and Scott Lobdell **No completed candidate packets were received for the one-year council term, leaving a vacancy which will be appointed by Council after the start of the new Council term in June 2022.   



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April 3rd, 2022- Town of Townsend Day

Date Posted: Sunday, April 3rd, 2022

Happy Townsend Founders Day!  On April 3rd, 1885, the Town of Townsend was incorporated!  At the March 23rd, 2022 Town Council Workshop Meeting, Town Council voted to approve Resolution 2022-005 A Resolution to Recognize Town of Townsend Day.  Today and every day, we celebrate the founders of the Town of Townsend and commemorate the incorporation of our wonderful Town.   Read the full resolution here: Resolution 2022-005 Resolution to Recognize Town of Townsend Day  



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EMERGENCY SIRENS TEST- Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Date Posted: Friday, April 1st, 2022

A test of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations Alert and Notification System will be conducted by the Delaware Emergency Management Agency and the Delaware State Police on Tuesday, April 5, 2022.  The sirens should sound at around 7:20pm. The Quarterly Siren Test involves a three-to five-minute sounding of the 37 sirens followed by a test message of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on local radio stations.  The sirens are located within 10 miles of the Salem/Hope Creek power plants in New Jersey, and are the same sirens used to alert the public in the event of an actual emergency at either the Salem or Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations.  In such an emergency, the public would be alerted by the sirens to tune radios to one of the local EAS stations for important emergency instructions.



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Earth Day Park Cleanup Event, Hosted by the Town of Townsend

Date Posted: Friday, April 1st, 2022

The Town of Townsend is hosting an Earth Day Event to Cleanup the Townsend Municipal Park located at 0 Edgar Rd, Townsend, DE 19734.  The Town is seeking volunteers for this fun community event.  Please sign up here!     For any questions or concerns, please contact Town Hall at 302-378-8082 or via email at townhall@townsend.delaware.gov  



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Reminder: 2022 Town of Townsend Town Council Election- Notice of Solicitation of Candidates- Solicitation Period Open

Date Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2022

2022- Solicitation of Candidates NOTICE OF SOLICITATION OF CANDIDATES The annual Town Council election is scheduled for Saturday, May 7th, 2022, the 1st Saturday in May, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. There are Three (3) Council positions open for election.   Two (2) Council positions are open for a two-year term, until 2024.  One (1) Council position is open for a one-year term, until 2023.    If you are interested in serving as a Member of Town Council, Petitions of Candidacy may be requested by calling Town Hall at 302-378-8082 or by emailing townhall@townsend.delaware.gov   Applications are available beginning Monday, March 7th, 2022 *PETITIONS OF CANDIDACY APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED AT TOWN HALL BY 4:30 PM on Thursday, April 7th, 2022.                                                                   […]



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Notice: Declaration of Snow Emergency, Saturday, March 12th, 2022 through Sunday, March 13th, 2022

Date Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2022

NOTICE Declaration of Snow Emergency Due to weather forecast and in accordance with Section 10.08.010 of the Municipal Code of the Town of Townsend, a Declaration of Snow Emergency has been issued in the Town of Townsend as of 11:00 AM, today, Saturday, March 12th, 2022 through Sunday, March 13th, 2022. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Saturday, March 12th, 2022, until 7 PM.  Additionally, a Wind Advisory has been issued for Saturday, March 12th through Sunday, March 13th, 2022 at 1 am.  The area is forecasted for light snow accumulations of 1-3 inches.  Residents are also advised of low temperatures from Saturday night into Sunday.  Residents with even numbered addresses are directed to remove all motor vehicles that are parked on the side of any road within the corporate limits of Townsend. Parking of all vehicles on the even numbered addresses side of the […]



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Municipal Waste Service Guidelines- 2022

Date Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2022

Residents are reminded of the following guidelines for trash, recycling, and yard waste collection.  Please take special notice that only trash should be bagged; recycling and yard waste should not be bagged.  Trash: Please place containers at the curb the night before or no later than 7 a.m. on your scheduled pickup day. Trash must be placed at the curb no earlier than 24 hours prior to scheduled trash pick-up. All trash containers must be removed from the sidewalk area no later than 24 hours after trash pick-up. Trash containers and/or bags should be placed at the edge of the property so as not to block the sidewalk. Pick up times are subject to change. If trash is not picked up as a result of not having it out by the arrival time of the driver; there could be a $25 fee to pick up before your next scheduled pick […]



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Notice for Construction – Karins Blvd. & Route 71 Site Improvements

Date Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2022

This construction notice is being issued to make you aware of construction activities for the project listed above.  The project includes site improvements such as pavement milling, base repair, asphalt placement, concrete sidewalk extension and inlet replacement.  The construction of this project is scheduled to begin Monday, March 14th, 2022 .  We regret any temporary inconveniences you may experience during the construction.  While every effort will be made to provide continuous automobile and pedestrian traffic during the construction, please be aware of any temporary parking restrictions, road/sidewalk closures or detours that may be posted. The safety of residents, motorists, pedestrians, and workers will be a priority during the construction.  During construction, please be aware of any safety signage, barriers, equipment and workers so that we can maintain a safe and secure construction zone.  If you have any questions, comments or special needs during the construction, please feel free to contact […]



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Job Opening- Town Clerk

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 9th, 2022

Job Opening Town Clerk CONTACT PERSON: Antonina Tantillo, MPA Telephone: 302-378-8082 Email: atantillo@townsend.delaware.gov The Town of Townsend, DE is seeking applications for the position of Town Clerk. JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for preparation and maintenance of fiscal, administrative and regulatory records for the Town. Work is performed in accordance with the Town Charter, ordinances, and general law, and requires initiative and the ability to work effectively and independently with the public and other officials. The Town Clerk shall have the power to certify town documents including, but not limited to, the town map, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, amendments, contracts, planning documents, rules and by-laws. The Town Clerk shall have charge and custody of the Town Seal. The Town Clerk shall have charge and custody of books, journals, records, papers and other effects of the town and shall keep the same in a safe and secure place. It shall be […]



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2022 Town of Townsend Town Council Election- Notice of Solicitation of Candidates- Solicitation Period Open

Date Posted: Monday, March 7th, 2022

2022- Solicitation of Candidates NOTICE OF SOLICITATION OF CANDIDATES The annual Town Council election is scheduled for Saturday, May 7th, 2022, the 1st Saturday in May, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. There are Three (3) Council positions open for election.   Two (2) Council positions are open for a two-year term, until 2024.  One (1) Council position is open for a one-year term, until 2023.    If you are interested in serving as a Member of Town Council, Petitions of Candidacy may be requested by calling Town Hall at 302-378-8082 or by emailing townhall@townsend.delaware.gov   Applications are available beginning Monday, March 7th, 2022   *PETITIONS OF CANDIDACY APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED AT TOWN HALL BY 4:30 PM on Thursday, April 7th, 2022.                                                        […]



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