Town Council Candidates

Date Posted: Friday, April 19th, 2019

Of the six people that are running for Town Council, listed below are the five that have provided profiles and answers to questions presented by the Middletown Transcript.  Their responses will also be published in the April 25th edition of the Transcript. Click on the last name of the candidate to view their profile.      ANTHONY FRANCO         SCOTT LOBDELL         TOM MC DONALD           RICK PALUMBO           DEIDRE SOSA



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Open Position – Financial Clerk

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

The Town of Townsend, Delaware is accepting applications for the position of Financial Clerk.  Responsible for performing the day to day processing of financial transactions to ensure that municipal finances are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner. Applicants must be knowledgeable of general accounting principles and regulations, financial record keeping and reporting.  Ideally the successful candidate will have an understanding of filing requirements to maintain compliance, accounts payable and accounts receivable procedures, reconciliation protocols, payroll processing and assisting with budgeting.      We seek an individual with a proven history of initiative, sound judgment, and the ability to work independently.  A minimum of 3 to 5 years of governmental accounting or fiscal management is preferred. Interested applicants should forward cover letter and resume to Mr. Anthony S. Mangeri, Town Manager, via e-mail at amangeri@townsend.delaware.gov.  Resumes are being accepted until May 3, 2019 or until position is filled.



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Meet and Greet The Candidates For Town Council

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Come to the Town Hall and “meet and greet” the candidates running for Town Council on May 4, 2019.  There are 3 Council seats up for election and 6 candidates filed to run.  The candidates are:  Anthony Franco, Scott Lobdell, Thomas A. McDonald, Richard Palumbo, Dr. Marcelle J. Paschall-Wiggins & Deidre K. Sosa.  Meet and Greet the Candidates flyer 2019



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Delaware Solid Waste Authority Event – April 6, 2019

Date Posted: Thursday, April 4th, 2019

RECYCLNG OPPORTUNITY…… On SATURDAY, APRIL 6th from 8 am to 2 pm. the DELAWARE SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY will be at St. Anne’s Episcopal School, 211 Silver Lake Road, Middletown collecting Household Hazardous Waste, Electronic Goods, and Papers to be Shredded. Rain or Shine Event.  Call 1-800-404-7080 or visit DSWA.COM for additional information.



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County Executive to Speak at Town Council Meeting on April 3, 2019

Date Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2019

County Executive Matt Meyer will be our guest at the Council Meeting on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 to provide an update on County initiatives in the MOT area.  The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall.



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Town Manager Appointment

Date Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2019

The Town of Townsend is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony S. Mangeri, MPA, CPM as our new Town Manager.  



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Autism Awareness – Light up the Town Blue

Date Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2019

             The month of April is Autism Awareness Month.  Drop by Town Hall to purchase your blue light bulbs and wrist bands or to make a donation.   ALL PROCEEDS GO TO AUTISM SPEAKS!



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Cathy Beaver’s Retirement

Date Posted: Friday, March 15th, 2019

We celebrate Cathy Beaver, who has been our Town Clerk for the past 13 years, with a fond farewell  as she begins the next chapter of her life and retires to Florida. Cathy takes with her a wealth of knowledge about the Town which will be sorely missed.   It just won’t be the same without her! On Cathy’s last day of work, Friday, March 22nd, there will be an open house at Town Hall from 2:00-4:00 pm.  All are invited to stop by.  If you are unable to attend but would like to send a note to wish her well, you can drop it in the lock box along the entrance driveway at Town Hall at any time. We are pleased to announce that Ivonne Romero will be assuming the position of Town Clerk.



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Listing of Scheduled Community Events – 2019

Date Posted: Monday, March 4th, 2019

The Town is pleased to announce the following schedule of planned events for 2019: Easter Egg Hunt – Sunday, April 7 (rain date 4/14) Autism Awareness Event – TBA Movie Night Under the Stars – Friday evening – June 14 (rain date 6/15) Movie Night Under the Stars – Friday evening – July 12 (rain date 7/13) Movie Night Under the Stars – Friday evening – August 9 (rain dates  8/10) 14th Annual Town Fair – Saturday, September 28 Tree Lighting/Christmas Caroling – Sunday, December 8 Additional information & details for each event will be posted on the website prior to the event.



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Important Information from the Appoquinimink School District

Date Posted: Friday, March 1st, 2019

March 2019 Kindergarten Registration Drive AP_Dual Enrollment Info for High School Students



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