2019 Regular Municipal Election

This post will be updated throughout the election cycle. Election for council members to represent District 1 and District 3. See the Council Districts Map. Tuesday, May 7, 2019 – Polls will be open 12 pm to 7 pm Absentee Voting: Public Notice for Absentee Ballot 2019 If you are an eligible voter and unable to go to the polls on May 7, 2019, please complete […]


Suspension of Yard Waste Drop Off

The City of Harrington is discontinuing the Wednesday yard waste drop-off program due to a lack of available space. Yard waste will still be accepted during the spring and fall clean up. We apologize for any inconvenience. Yard waste can be taken to Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) sites. The Milford Transfer Station and Sandtown Landfill are the closest locations. Fees will apply. Have you […]


Employment Opportunity: Full-Time Administrative Assistant

The City of Harrington has an immediate opening for a full-time Administrative Assistant position. Must have a high level of ethics and integrity, excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work well with the public. Proficient computer skills especially in Word and Excel. The candidate must pass a background check, drug screening and physical. The City of Harrington offers a great working environment. Salary […]


Employee Service Awards 2018

Thank you to all the City of Harrington employees celebrating milestone lengths of service!


2018 Employee of the Year

Congratulations to Joyce Wix for being selected as the 2018 Employee of the Year! Joyce is the first person you see when you enter City Hall. She’s worked there for 11 years. Thanks for your dedication to Harrington!


Protect Your House from Winter Weather

Winterize your home to save money and aggrivation this winter. Secure the outside of your home. Check shutters, siding, and other exterior materials to ensure they are properly attached. High winds, ice, and moisture from winter storms can easily strip off such outside elements if they’re loose. Insulate water pipes. Be sure your pipes, especially those that are exposed or in unheated areas, like crawl spaces, […]


Winter Reminders

Winter is coming! Things to keep in mind with freezing temperatures and snow on the way.


Apply for Senior/Disabled Citizen Partial Tax Relief

If you will be 65 or older by June 30 or are totally disabled, you may qualify for a 5% discount on your City of Harrington property taxes. Please complete the Application for Partial Tax Relief for Senior Citizen and Disabled Property Owners and return it to City Hall by May 31, 2019. Senior Citizens no longer have to apply every year to receive the discount. […]


Unregistered/Untagged Vehicles

Beginning in the new year, Code Enforcement will be actively enforcing City Code § 406-1 and § 406-2 which deal with abandoned vehicles on public streets and private property. Please be aware that all vehicles MUST be properly registered and tagged. Unregistered vehicles may not be parked or stored on any property in the City. Any vehicle found to be unregistered will be removed from the property […]


A Year of Celebration – Harrington turns 150!

The 150th Anniversary Committee has been working hard to organize events to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Harrington. Did you see their float in the 2018 Christmas Parade? It won an award for “Special Performance.” Up next is the New Year’s Eve Tractor Drop on December 31, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. There will be several events throughout the year, […]