Posts Tagged With: “Election”


Public Notice: Election Petitions for City of Harrington Election


Election Petitions for City of Harrington Election Mayor and Council Districts 5 & 6 The City of Harrington will be conducting an election on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm for the following: Mayor – Term to Expire June 7, 2021 District 5 – Term to Expire June 1, 2020 District 6 – Term to Expire June 1, 2020 The City […]



2017 Regular Municipal Election


***This post will be updated as more information becomes available*** The City Council adopted Resolution 17-R-01 setting the date and rules for the 2017 regular election. Positions Up for Election:  Mayor, District 5 Council Member, and District 6 Council Member Date of Election:  Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Location of Election:  Price Community Center, 103 Dorman Street Council Districts Map Voter Eligibility […]



PUBLIC NOTICE: Absentee Voting for City of Harrington Election


PUBLIC NOTICE Absentee Voting for City of Harrington Election To vote in the City of Harrington Election you must be a U.S. citizen, a registered voter, at least 18 years old, and a resident of the City of Harrington. If you are eligible to vote but are unable to go to the polls on Election Day, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, for a reason as defined […]



Public Notice: 60 Day Notice for Borrowing


Pursuant to Section 16.3.9 of the Charter of the City of Harrington, Delaware, the City Council hereby gives notice of the following: (a) The City Council has determined to borrow certain sums of money and issue its general obligation bonds or certificates of indebtedness as evidence thereof; (b) The proposed borrowings were approved by the majority of those casting votes at a special election in […]



Special Election Results – Water System Improvements


Harrington voters approved both loans to fund the water system improvements. DNREC loan for $1,866,100 For the Proposed Borrowing     90 Against the Proposed Borrowing     11 USDA loan for $2,115,000 For the Proposed Borrowing     90 Against the Proposed Borrowing     10 Certification of Votes for October 25, 2016 Special Election PDF



Mayor’s Corner – Water System Improvements Referendum


I am writing this note to the citizens of Harrington to ask for your support in the upcoming referendum on funding water system improvements. The importance of this cannot be understated. In the last three years, we have completed much needed repairs and improvements to the sewer system. The water system is also in need of repairs and updating for increased quality and safety. We […]



Maintaining Infrastructure: The Story of a Water Leak


Yesterday (September 15), you may have seen Harrington’s Public Works’ crew working on the shoulder of DuPont Highway in front of Liberty Plaza. They were there to fix a water leak, and it took all day. We are going to use this real world example to better understand both the importance of infrastructure maintenance and the upcoming referendum on water projects. Repairing the Leak On […]



New Council Members Sworn In


On June 6, 2016, two new Council Members assumed their positions on Harrington’s City Council. Representing District 1 is Robert Dean Helsel, and representing District 3 is Micah Parker. Appointed on June 6 to fill the vacant District 5 seat and sworn in on June 27, 2016, Charles W. Baugher, Jr. has also joined the City Council.    



2016 Municipal Election Results


District 3 Election results are as follows: Micah Parker     23 Ethan Simpson  16 Election Certification – District 3 There was no voting in District 1, because there was only one candidate, Robert Dean Helsel.