Touring Havre de Grace Middle School with Comptroller Franchot

March 16, 2017 Mayor Martin toured Havre de Grace Middle School with Comptroller Franchot, County Executive Barry Glassman and other government and school officials. Everyone in the room had a very positive conversation about the importance of building a new middle and high school in Havre de Grace. Mayor Martin encouraged Comptroller Franchot and everyone to continue advocating for our students and stressed the urgency of this project.

Trash Collection Schedule

We are back on schedule for Curbside Collections!
Recyclables Thursdays and Yard Waste* Fridays.
*Effective July 1, 2017, Yard Waste will no longer be collected in any type of plastic bags.
Options: Use PAPER leaf & lawn bags, mulch it or compost it, or loosely pack in a designated YW can.

TODAY CHARTER AMENDMENT 279 AND 280 GO INTO EFFECT SUBJECTING THE SALARY OF CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS TO THE APPROVAL OF CITY VOTERS.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 8, 2017
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TODAY CHARTER AMENDMENT 279 AND 280 GO INTO EFFECT SUBJECTING THE SALARY OF CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS TO THE APPROVAL OF CITY VOTERS. 

Today, Charter Amendment 279 and 280 went into effect. The set of charter amendments mandate that the salary of City Elected Officials shall be subjected to the approval of city voters.  Until now, the process of setting elected officials pay was done by council vote.  Charter Amendment 279 and 280 were unanimously passed by the city council on January 17, 2017.

Charter Amendment 279 states, “ANY PROPOSED CHANGE TO THE MAYOR’S SALARY REQUIRES VOTER APPROVAL … Read More

March 2017 Student of the Month Presentation

The City of Havre de Grace would like to congratulate Max Swart, Kira Knockett, Ethan Wilkinson, and Danny Mattei Lopez on being this month’s Students of the Month.
Havre de Grace Elementary School Max Swart
Meadowvale Elementary Kira Knockett
Havre de Grace Middle School Ethan Wilkinson
Havre de Grace High School Danny Mattei Lopez
 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: TO CONSIDER THE ANNEXATION RESOLUTION (“RESOLUTION”) INTRODUCED AT THE COUNCIL MEETING FOR THE CITY OF HAVRE DE GRACE ON MARCH 6, 2017, BRIEFLY AND ACCURATELY DESCRIBED BELOW ALONG WITH THE APPLICABLE CONDITIONS AND CIRCUMSTANCES IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE 4-406(a) :

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Monday, May 1, 2017
7:00 PM
City Hall
711 Pennington Street
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
 
TO CONSIDER THE ANNEXATION RESOLUTION (“RESOLUTION”) INTRODUCED AT THE COUNCIL MEETING FOR THE CITY OF HAVRE DE GRACE ON MARCH 6, 2017, BRIEFLY AND ACCURATELY DESCRIBED BELOW ALONG WITH THE APPLICABLE CONDITIONS AND CIRCUMSTANCES IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE 4-406(a) :
ANNEXATION RESOLUTION NO. 282
(Charter Amendment — First 2017 Annexation)
 
A RESOLUTION BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND, ADOPTED PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE MARYLAND CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE XI – E AND THE PROVISIONS OF THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND, LOCAL GOVERNMENT … Read More

NOTICE TO CANDIDATES FOR CITY OF HAVRE DE GRACE ELECTION HELD ON MAY 2, 2017

NOTICE TO CANDIDATES FOR CITY OF HAVRE DE GRACE ELECTION
HELD ON MAY 2, 2017
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 7, 2017 to Tuesday, March 21, 2017 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Qualifications to run for Mayor are as follows:
1) At least 25 years of age;
2) Citizen of the United States for at least ten years preceding the election;
3) A qualified City voter at the time of filing;
4) A resident of Havre de … Read More

March 6, 2017 City Council Agenda

Below you will find an interactive version of the agenda the City Council will use at the Monday, March 6,  2017 City Council Meeting.

Draft items and items that have received prior council action can be viewed through this interactive agenda.
COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
March 6, 2017
Public Hearing: Ordinance 987: An Ordinance concerning Peddling License
AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND TO AMEND THE CITY CODE CHAPTER 127 TITLED “PEDDLING AND SOLICITING SECTION 127.2 LICENSES REQUIRED” PURSUANT TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE OF THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND SECTION 5-204 AND CITY CHARTER CHAPTER C, SECTION 19.
1. … Read More

STATEMENT BY THE CITY OF HAVRE DE GRACE REGARDING DUNLOP PROTECTIVE FOOTWEAR’S MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT INTO HAVRE DE GRACE FACILITY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 2, 2017
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STATEMENT BY THE CITY OF HAVRE DE GRACE REGARDING DUNLOP PROTECTIVE FOOTWEAR’S MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT INTO HAVRE DE GRACE FACILITY
Dunlop Protective Footwear has announced their plan to invest millions of dollars into their Havre de Grace manufacturing facility. This expansion will enable the company to produce the only polyurethane boot made in the United States. As a result, this is expected to create 15 new jobs in our community. “The investment Dunlop has decided to make in Havre de Grace is not just an investment into their facility, it is also an investment of confidence … Read More

Mayor Martin signs Charter Resolution 281 into law.

Mayor Martin signs Charter Resolution 281 into law. 
This week Mayor Martin signed into law Charter Resolution 281. Charter Resolution 281 updates the Budget process in the City Charter to incorporate the best practices learned over the last decade. Primarily it segregates the budget into 3 formal areas; personnel costs, non-personnel operating costs, and capital projects. Charter Resolution 281 also restricts Department Directors from transferring funds between these 3 key elements without City Council approval. The goal is to ensure the budget can be understood by as many citizens as possible, so they may better understand how their tax dollars are … Read More