Election Results 2019

The following are the results of the May 7, 2019 Regular Municipal Election: H. Joseph Gannon, Jr.     12 Darrell I. Hughes               1 Election Certification 2019


PUBLIC NOTICE: Annual Report to the Electors

PUBLIC NOTICE City of Harrington Annual Report to the Electors of the City The Mayor and Council of the City of Harrington will present the Annual Report to the Electors of the City concerning the business of the City for the past year and plans for upcoming improvements at the City Council Organizational Meeting. The Organizational Meeting will be held at City Hall, 106 Dorman […]


PUBLIC NOTICE: Board of Adjustment Public Hearing May 22

CITY OF HARRINGTON PUBLIC HEARING Board of Adjustment May 22, 2019 – 6:30 pm The City of Harrington Board of Adjustment will hold a Public Hearing on the following applications on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm at Harrington City Hall, 106 Dorman Street, Harrington, Delaware. Application for Three (3) Variances for Schatz-Messick Enterprises, LLC at 7 Thorpe Street An application by Nik Patel […]


Grass Cutting Tips to Save Water, Have Healthier Grass, and Be Code Compliant

Grass cutting season has begun. Here are some grass related tips: Leave grass clippings on your lawn to hold moisture better, which means less watering. It also returns valuable nutrients to the soil. Don’t blow grass clippings into the street because they can clog storm water drains and cause flooding. Harrington’s code requires grass to be 6″ or less in height and clippings to be […]


Utility Bill Adjustments for Pools

Filling your pool for the summer? The City of Harrington can read your water meter and deduct the water used to fill your pool from the sewer bill. Contact City Hall after filling your pool (within 24 hours). This is a free service that is limited to 2 adjustments per year.


PUBLIC NOTICE: Additions to Tax Bills

PUBLIC NOTICE City of Harrington Additions to Tax Bills & Appeals The City Council of the City of Harrington adopted Resolution 19-R-04 on April 15, 2019. This resolution adopted a list of other debts, including charges, costs, and other assessments owed to the City of Harrington to be added to tax bills and set the procedure for appeals. This list can be viewed at Harrington […]


Yard Waste Drop-Off Program Returns

The City’s yard waste program was halted in March due to a lack of space available for disposal but will be resuming on a trial basis starting on April 3. Leaves, grass, and branches up to 4″ in diameter and 6′ in length can be dropped off at the Public Works Yard (102 Franklin Street) on Wednesdays, 9 am to 3 pm. Summer hours (9 […]


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!


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. […]