NOTICE TO CANDIDATES FOR CITY OF HAVRE DE GRACE ELECTION HELD ON MAY 7, 2019

CITY OF HAVRE DE GRACE PUBLIC NOTICE
 
NOTICE TO CANDIDATES FOR CITY OF HAVRE DE GRACE ELECTION
HELD ON MAY 7, 2019
 
Qualified candidates running for Mayor and City Council can file a Notice of Candidacy with the Director of Administration, City Hall, 711 Pennington Avenue, Havre de Grace, Maryland from Tuesday, March 5, 2019 to Tuesday, March 19, 2019 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
 
Qualifications to run for Mayor are as follows:

At least 25 years of age;
Citizen of the United States for at least ten years preceding the election;
A qualified City voter at the time of filing;
A resident of … Read More

Mayor Martin Delivers 2019 State of the City Address

Citizens of Havre de Grace and Honorable Members of the City Council,
I would first like to note that all of the successes I am about to discuss could not have been possible without the continued support and involvement of the Havre de Grace City Council. I have indeed been fortunate to have a Council that not only shares my vision of Havre de Grace as a central hub of social interaction and family development in Harford County, but also debates planned efforts in a supportive and respectful manner and contributes valuable new ideas to make us an ever greater community. … Read More

Mayor Martin signs Executive Order 2019-1 providing eligible citizens employed by the federal government one-month waiver from late fees and penalties.

January 28, 2019 Mayor Martin signed Executive Order 2019-1 providing federal employees residing in the City of Havre de Grace who were recently furloughed during the U.S. Government shutdown a one-month waiver from late fees and penalties of City water and sewer bills and payment of City real property taxes.
“It’s my intention this executive order helps ease the financial burden many of our citizens are currently experiencing because of the recent shutdown,” said Mayor William T. Martin.  “I encourage everyone eligible for the initiative to call City Hall at (410) 939-1800.”
 
Read  Executive Order 2019-1

STATEMENT FROM MAYOR WILLIAM T. MARTIN REGARDING THE PASSING OF K-9 OFFICER BENY

STATEMENT FROM MAYOR WILLIAM T. MARTIN REGARDING THE PASSING OF K-9 OFFICER BENY
“It’s with great sadness we learn of the loss of K-9 Officer Beny. Officer Beny was a valuable member of our law enforcement community and a loyal servant to the citizens of Havre de Grace. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Havre de Grace Police Department and Officer Beny’s partner Cpl. Daniels. k-9 Beny was responsible for many arrests and for helping to place many criminals behind bars. Because k-9 Beny was active duty at the time of his passing, I have ordered the City flags to half staff … Read More

Information Regarding Ordinance 1012

View Ordinance #1012 
Ordinance #1012 “Small Wireless Facility and Support Structure” was introduced at the Havre de Grace City Council meeting on Monday, January 7, 2019. This is a very time sensitive piece of legislation, whereby the Mayor and City and City Council will have to take measures outside of the normal parameters and timetable of conducting City business from the dais.
 
While these measures meet the legal requirements set forth in the City Charter, the Mayor and City Council will entertain comments from citizens this Thursday, January 10th at 6pm in the Havre de Grace Council Chambers. Following the Public Hearing, … Read More

January 10, 2019 City Council meeting Agenda

 
Below you will find an interactive version of the agenda the City Council will use at the Thursday, January 10, 2019  City Council Meeting.

Draft items and items that have received prior council action can be viewed through this interactive agenda.

 
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Ordinance #1012 “Small Wireless Facility and Support Structure” was introduced at the Havre de Grace City Council meeting on Monday, January 7, 2019. This is a very time sensitive piece of legislation, whereby the Mayor and City and City Council will have to take measures outside of the normal parameters and timetable of conducting City business from the dais.
 
While these measures … 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