Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Financial Results

 
INTER – CITY MEMORANDUM
To: Havre de Grace City Council and Citizens
From: Mayor William T. Martin
Date: April 17, 2017
RE: Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Financial Results

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I am, once again, pleased to present the financial performance of our City for the third quarter of fiscal 2017. As we move into spring, I will be focusing my efforts on making Havre de Grace a premier tourist destination. I also plan to continue stimulating residential and commercial growth. As we complete this fiscal year, I will be stressing targeted, meaningful investment in our City infrastructure, especially in our parks and playgrounds. With the … Read More

City Council Agenda: Monday, April 15, 2017

Below you will find an interactive version of the agenda the City Council will use at the Monday, May 15,  2017 City Council Meeting.

Draft items and items that have received prior council action can be viewed through this interactive agenda.
COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
May 15, 2017
7:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Opening Prayer: Pastor Cordell Hunter
5. Approval of the Minutes:
A. Council Meeting Minutes- May 1, 2017
6. Recognitions: None
7. Proclamations: (Presented by Mayor Martin)
A. EMS Week; May 21-27 2017
8. Presentations:
A. Official Election Results: Election Board Chair, Mr. George Diebel
9. Appointments:
A. Tyler Buck: Tourism Advisory Board (CM Martin)
10. Oath of Office: … Read More

Comments Harford County Housing and Community Development FY 2018-2020 Consolidated Plan

The City’s current Community Development Block Grant balance is $192,310.00 (FY2015-$63,522.00; FY2016-$65,166.00; FY2017- $63,622.00).  I am currently working directly with Stephanie Noye from the City with plans to leverage this entire amount of CDBG funds for a water main project at Camilla & Otsego Street.

 

The City’s last use of CDBG funds was October of 2014 in which CDBG was utilized for a paving project on Juniata Street.  The total CDBG allocation breakdown was FY2012-$44,290.00, FY2013-$59,080.00, and FY2014-$60,970.00 totaling $164,340.00 for that project.

 

If we receive flat funding from The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development for the FY2018/FFY2017 CDBG the … Read More

In Honor of the life of Cpl. Stephen J. Ballard of the Delaware State Police, the city up lights will be lit blue April 27, 2017.

 
IN HONOR OF THE LIFE OF CPL. STEPHEN J. BALLARD OF THE DELAWARE STATE POLICE, THE CITY UP LIGHTS WILL BE LIT BLUE APRIL 27, 2017.
 
This evening April 27, 2017 the City of Havre de Grace will light the up lights blue to honor the life of Cpl. Stephen J. Ballard of the Delaware State Police. Cpl. Stephen J. Ballard shall be remembered as a hero who gave his life protecting his fellow citizens.

April 26, 2017 Opera House Update

Work continues, in earnest, on the Havre de Grace Opera House, a community cultural arts center. During the next few weeks, construction crews will complete steel erection, framing, electrical and plumbing rough-in on the addition as well as the roof will be constructed, concrete floors will be poured, and the elevator will begin to be installed.
On the original building, the insulation, tin ceiling drywall and insulation will be completed as well as the installation of the pipe grids over the main stage and black box theater.
Theater seating, lighting, tile floor coverings and painting will be installed in the existing building … Read More

For City residents requesting a curbside Bulk Item collection – a few reminders:

For City of Havre de Grace residents requesting a curbside Bulk Item collection – a few reminders: 
1. This weekly curbside Bulk Collection is in place of the fall and spring clean-up events.
2. Call City Hall to schedule your items for a Wednesday pick-up. Call: Mondays 8-5 or Tuesdays 8-2.
3. Items scheduled for collection are to be placed curbside AFTER 6pm Tuesday evening for Wednesday collection. This is City Code.
4. Bulk collections are for the “occassional” need for a large item to be removed. Understand that it is not intended for evictions, total home clean-out, renovations or a moving service.
5. Apartments, … Read More

City of Havre de Grace Releases 2017 First Fridays Schedule.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 21, 2017
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​​City of Havre de Grace Releases 2017 First Fridays Schedule.
Beginning on May 5, 2017, First Fridays will kick off in Havre de Grace. The outdoor event features a
community atmosphere with over 40 vendors, sidewalk sales, outside cafe seating, live music and
entertainment, a family-friendly zone, and for the first time, the “Grace Got Talent” Stage.
“We want First Fridays to include local community entertainment,” stated Tourism Manager Lauri
Orzewicz. “That’s why this year we are adding the Grace Got Talent Stage.” The new stage and
performance area will be located at the end of Pennington Avenue near St. John … Read More

HAVRE DE GRACE WATER PLANT TO HOLD OPEN TOURS SATURDAY, APRIL 22 AND SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 4, 2017
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HAVRE DE GRACE WATER PLANT TO HOLD OPEN TOURS SATURDAY, APRIL 22 AND SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017.
The Mayor would like to invite all citizens to tour the Havre de Grace Water Plant located at 415 St. John Street. The facility will be open for public tours Saturday, April 22 and Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10 a.m until 2 p.m.
The public will have the opportunity to see first-hand the process of making clean drinking water from the Susquehanna River.

COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA April 3, 2017

Below you will find an interactive version of the agenda the City Council will use at the Monday, April 3,  2017 City Council Meeting.

Draft items and items that have received prior council action can be viewed through this interactive agenda.
COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
April 3, 2017
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Opening Prayer:
A. Pastor Audrey Price of Webster United Congregational Church
5. Approval of the Minutes:
A. Council Meeting Minutes- March 20, 2017
6. Recognitions:
A. Student of the Month ( Presented by Mayor Martin)
1. Havre de Grace Elementary: Allen Nutter
2. Meadowvale Elementary: Khalil Charlton
3. Havre de Grace Middle School: Yamna Essakhi
4. … Read More