Water Main System Improvements Advertisement for Bids

CITY OF HARRINGTON HARRINGTON, DELAWARE Water Main System Improvements ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed Bids for the construction of the Water Main System Improvements will be received by the City of Harrington on January 13, 2022 by 2:00PM EST at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud at City of Harrington, City Hall, 106 Dorman Street, Harrington, DE 19952. The main purpose of […]


Rental License Fee Increase

ATTENTION RENTAL PROPERTY OWNERS   The Rental License Fee has increased to $100.  Invoices will be mailed out the first week of December. Please submit payment, application, and crime lease addendum to the City once received.  


Water/Sewer Disconnect

Any delinquent utility balance not paid by end of business day February 23, 2022, will be disconnected on February 24, 2022 and subject to additional service fees. Please contact City Hall at 302-398-3530 to discuss an individual delinquent account. Can you also add the information below that was in the newsletter please. Thank you! Effective July 1, 2021 any delinquent utility account not paid by […]


Yard Waste Drop Off

Yard Waste Drop Off 102 Franklin St Yard Waste such as leaves, grass clippings, and branches (up to four inches in diameter and up to six feet long), can be dropped off at the Public Works yard every Wednesday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm.  Any questions, please call city hall at 302-398-3530  


New Golf Lesson Program at HPR

Want to learn to play golf? How about getting rid of that slice that is killing your score?! Harrington Parks & Recreation is hosting golf lessons beginning in April. Certified Golf Instructor Jeff Melvin will be giving one on one lessons to be held here at the Rec Center. Students can sign up for 30 minute sessions at a cost of $25.00 per session. Hour […]


Do Not Flush Wipes down your toilets!

PLEASE DO NOT FLUSH WIPES DOWN YOUR TOILETS! The wipes container may say the wipes are flushable but the wipes get hung up in sewer pump stations and cause the pumps to stop working. Public Works receives an alarm about the pump not working an responds to the scene to resolve the issue. Not flushing wipes down the toilet will help prevent a sewer system […]


Senior School Property Tax Relief

  Homeowners age 65 or over are eligible for a tax credit against regular school property taxes of 50 percent (up to $400). This credit may only be used against property taxes on a primary residence. For more information visit: Senior School Property Tax Relief


Updated Building Codes

  Attention Builders, Contractors, Homeowners: Effective January 1, 2021 the City of Harrington Department of Planning and Inspections will be moving forward from the 2012 ICC Building Code cycle into the 2018 ICC Building Code cycle.  All material submitted prior to December 31, 2020 will be reviewed under current Code standards. All submissions received after that date, will be reviewed under 2018 ICC Building Code […]


Flatten Cardboard Boxes

Please remember to breakdown cardboard boxes before placing them in the recycling container. For more information on recycling, see the Trash & Recycling page on the city’s website.


Social Security is Here for You

By Carolyn Nichols, Social Security District Manager in Dover, DE Social Security turns 84 this year. With more than eight decades of service, we’ve provided benefits to one of the most diverse populations in history. Regardless of background, we cover retirees, wounded warriors, chronically ill children, and people who have lost loved ones. Knowing that we cover so many different people, we’ve created People Like […]