Mayor William T. Martin Announces the Appointment of Carolyn Zinner to Havre de Grace City Council.

Today, Mayor William T. Martin announced he will nominate Carolyn Zinner to fill the current vacant city council seat at the Monday, November 5, 2018 city council meeting.
Pending city council confirmation, Mrs. Zinner will serve the remainder of Monica Worrell’s term, which ends Monday, May 20, 2019.
Since graduating with a B. S. degree in Health Care Administration from Widner University, Mrs. Zinner has led a successful career both as a small-business owner and a leader in health care management. Most recently, Mrs. Zinner worked as a project manager at Christiana Care Health System in their information services department, retiring in … Read More

STATEMENT BY MAYOR WILLIAM T. MARTIN REGARDING THE RESIGNATION OF COUNCIL MEMBER MONICA WORRELL.

This evening at the city council meeting, Council Member Monica Worrell announced her resignation from the City Council effective immediately.
Since her first day on council, she has been a leader, an amalgam of conviction and civic mindedness.  During her tenure, she has always spoken and stood up for what she believes in.
She played an intricate role in helping Havre de Grace achieve its Sustainable Maryland certification and passionately championed legislation that improved public safety, the environment, and economic development.
Our community is forever grateful for her service. Monica’s wisdom and compassion will be greatly missed. Moving forward, I am confident she will … Read More

September 15, 2018 Road Closures and Parking Restrictions

Attention this is an important message from the City of Havre de Grace. Due to several  large events taking place in our city this weekend, we are anticipating a higher than normal amount of vehicular and pedestrian traffic participating in the Running Festival and the Community Yard Sale on Saturday, September 15th.
 
The City will be hosting The Susquehanna River Running Festival Half Marathon and 5K Race which will start at Tydings Park at 8AM  
 

Cars are not allowed to be parked between 5 A.M and noon on the streets with no parking signs

Closed streets will last through the duration of … Read More

September 12, 2018 Update Regarding Hurricane Florence:

September 12, 2018 Update Regarding Hurricane Florence:
The latest weather reports indicate Hurricane Florence is likely to make landfall later this week along the U.S. Southeast Coast. As the storm moves closer, the City will closely monitor, prepare and coordinate, with local and county emergency services as necessary.  We are anticipating higher-than normal waters along the waterfront and low-lying areas over the course of the next several days.
 
As of right now: 

Conowingo Dam: 13 gates open; Expectation is that an additional 4 may be opened within the next 8 hours.
Dock Street Dam(Harrisburg, Pa):  Appears to be peaking this morning; and Marietta Dam this evening.
Winds are … Read More

Statement From Mayor William T. Martin Regarding The Appointment of Teresa Gardner.

This evening I had the opportunity to swear in Teresa Gardner as the city’s next Director of Public Works.
Teresa Gardner is one of the most qualified professionals in her field, with experience managing large public works operations and infrastructure projects, doing so most recently as the Director of Public Works for the City of Salisbury, Md.
As Director of Public Works, Mrs. Gardner will craft the city’s short and long-term strategic infrastructure plan, as she oversees the department’s six divisions.
I look forward to working with Mrs. Gardner. As we continue to make Havre de Grace a 21st century city, it is … Read More

City of Havre de Grace Weekly Briefing Week of Monday July 9, 2018.

City of Havre de Grace
Weekly Briefing Week of Monday July 9, 2018.
Mayor’s Office:
We would like to express our sincere appreciation to Governor Larry Hogan for coming to Havre de Grace last evening and celebrating First Fridays with us.
Governor Hogan, led by Mayor Martin through our Arts and Entertainment District, was impressed to see the greatest parts of our city, including The Culture Center at The Opera House, the American Legion, live entertainment (including Governor Hogan participating in a drum circle) and most importantly, the opportunity to meet several of our volunteers and artists who make our city thrive.

Department of Public … Read More

Announcement of Public Hearing

The Mayor and City Council of Havre de Grace will hold a Public Hearing in the City Council Chambers, 711 Pennington Avenue, Havre de Grace, MD on
July 16, 2018 beginning at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive public comment on the proposed Ordinance 1008 which concerns the City Code Chapter 67; Ethics.  A copy of the proposed Ordinance 1008 is available for review at City Hall.
 
Click here to view a copy of proposed Ordinance 1008
 

Announcement Of Public Hearing Ordinance 1007

The Mayor and City Council of Havre de Grace will hold a Public Hearing in the City Council Chambers, 711 Pennington Avenue, Havre de Grace, MD on
July 2, 2018 beginning at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive public comment on the proposed Ordinance 1007 which concerns the City Code Chapter 205; Childcare Facilities.  A copy of the proposed Ordinance 1007 is available for review at City Hall.
Click here to view a copy of proposed Ordinance 1007

Week of June 25th- Test Borings for new Rail Bridge

Public Service Announcement
June 20, 2018
 
This public service announcement is to alert residents about activity in the area of Juniata and Otsego Street and Union Ave.
A contractor will be performing geotechnical borings for the planned railroad alignment through Havre de Grace starting the week of June 25th.  This will take place largely between Juniata Street and Otsego/Union Avenue at the waterfront, but some will occur in the area of Lewis Lane.  Many of these borings will be performed at night on the high-rail itself, when train traffic is reduced.