Snow Emergency Declared for February 12th- 13th, 2022 Has Now Ended

Date Posted: Sunday, February 13th, 2022

The Snow Emergency that was declared for February 12th- 13th, 2022 has now ended as of 7:30 pm on Sunday, February 13th, 2022.  Thank you to all for the cooperation with removing motor vehicles parked on the even numbered addressed side of the roads within the corporate limits of Townsend.



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

Date Posted: Saturday, February 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 Emergency has been issued in the Town of Townsend as of 8:00 PM, today, Saturday, February 12th, 2022 through Sunday, February 13th, 2022. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 1 AM, Sunday, February 13th, 2022, through 4 PM, Sunday, February 13th, 2022.  The area is forecasted for light snow accumulations of 1-3 inches.  Residents are also advised of low temperatures from Sunday through Tuesday. 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 street is hereby prohibited and will remain prohibited during the continuance of the snow emergency. […]



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Drive Up Free Food Pantry- 2/11/2022 11 am

Date Posted: Monday, February 7th, 2022

Drive Up Free Food Pantry 209 Main St., Townsend, DE 19734 February 11th, 2022 at 11 am Pre- register here:  https://bit.ly/2Gvcxuu Register to volunteer here: https://bit/ly/3jhhCSKP



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Snow Emergency Declared at 10 am, on Friday, January 28, 2022 Has Now Been Lifted

Date Posted: Saturday, January 29th, 2022

The Snow Emergency Declared at 10 am, on Friday, January 28, 2022 has now been lifted.  The Town of Townsend snowplow contractor has successfully completed plowing and salting within the corporate limits of Townsend.  The Level 1 Driving Warning for New Castle County will be lifted as of 6 pm, Saturday, January 29, 2022 and the Level 2 Driving Restriction for Kent and Sussex counties has now been changed to a Level 1 Driving Warning, per the Governor.  Residents should continue to use caution when driving, as dangerously low temperatures tonight can lead to freezing surfaces.  Thank you to all for your cooperation with removing motor vehicles parked on the even numbered addressed side of the roads within the corporate limits of Townsend.  Termination-State-of-Emergency-Severe-Winter-Storm-January-29-2022.pdf (delaware.gov)



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Level 1 Driving Warning Issued for New Castle County

Date Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2022

A State of Emergency has been issued for Kent and Sussex counties, with a Level 2 Driving Restriction, meaning that no person may operate a motor vehicle on Delaware roadways, except for persons designated as “essential personnel.”  A Level 1 Driving Warning  was made for New Castle County, meaning Delawareans should avoid traveling on roadways, unless there is a significant safety, health, or business reason to do so. All motorists are urged to drive with extreme caution.  To learn more about the impending storm and the driving restrictions visit de.gov/weather.



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Notice: Declaration of Snow Emergency, Friday, January 28, 2022

Date Posted: Friday, January 28th, 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 Emergency has been issued in the Town of Townsend at 11:30 AM, today, Friday, January 28, 2022.  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning from 7 PM today, Friday, January 28, 2022, through 3 PM, tomorrow, Saturday, January 29th, 2022.  The area is forecasted for snow accumulations of 4-6 inches, from Friday night into Saturday afternoon, with the possibility of 4-12 inches.  Residents are advised of heavy snow, high winds, and low temperatures, which can cause hazardous travel conditions.  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 street is […]



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NOTICE OF SOLICITATION BOARD OF ELECTIONS MEMBERS

Date Posted: Friday, January 21st, 2022

NOTICE OF SOLICITATION BOARD OF ELECTIONS MEMBERS   There are TWO Board of Election Seats open for appointment by Town Council.  Each position serves for an Indefinite Term until a successor is duly appointed.    If you are interested in serving as a Member of the Board of Elections, please reach out by emailing Deputy Town Manager/ Town Clerk, Antonina Tantillo, at  atantillo@townsend.delaware.gov   The qualifications for Board of Election Members can be found below.   Qualifications for Board of Elections Members Townsend Municipal Code: 2.20.080 Board of Elections The Town of Townsend Board of Elections (to be referred to as “board of elections”) is hereby established, having three members to be appointed by town council. Each board member shall be a resident of the town and shall serve an indefinite term until his successor is duly appointed. The board of elections shall be authorized to perform the duties and […]



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Snow Emergency Declared at 6 am, Thursday, January 20th, 2022 Has Now Ended

Date Posted: Thursday, January 20th, 2022

The Snow Emergency that was declared as of 6 am on Thursday, January 20, 2022 has now ended as of 4 pm on Thursday, January 20th, 2022.  Thank you to all for your cooperation with removing motor vehicles parked on the even numbered addressed side of the roads within the corporate limits of Townsend.



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Notice: Declaration of Snow Emergency, Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Date Posted: Thursday, January 20th, 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 Emergency has been issued in the Town of Townsend at 6 AM, today, Thursday, January 20, 2022.  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 1 pm, today, Thursday, January 20th, 2022.  The area is forecasted for a wintery mix, followed by snow accumulations of 1-2 inches.  Residents are advised of the potential for a slippery commute as the rain turns to snow this morning.  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 street is hereby prohibited and will remain prohibited during the continuance of the snow emergency. Parking […]



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Town Hall Closed in Recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Date Posted: Friday, January 14th, 2022

In recognition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, Townhall will be closed on Monday, January 17th, 2022.     Municipal waste services will continue to operate on an uninterrupted schedule, with pickup on Monday, January 17th, 2022. 



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