Welcome to the Town of Elsmere, DE

Welcome, the Town of Elsmere is proud to present this website for our residents and all of those who visit. Our motto is “A Wonderful Place to Live.” We are proud of our history, our government, and our community.With a small town ambiance and big city convenience, Elsmere, is one of the best communities in New Castle County.

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Food Pantry – SUCCESS!

The Mobile Food Pantry that was hosting by the Town of Elsmere and the Food Bank of Delaware on January 12, 2022 was a great success! Thank you to all the volunteers that came out and helped contribute to the success of this wonderful event!

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Best Decorated House Winners

“The best house is……..drum role………101 Linden Avenue!!!  It has never been an easy choice and was no easier this time.  There are some spectacularly decorated homes throughout Town.  My family truly enjoys seeing the lights and decorations.  Have a wonderful and safe holiday season.”  Mayor Thompson

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Committee Vacancies

The Town of Elsmere is looking for residents who would be committed to serving as a member on one of the following Committees that have vacancies.

Planning Commission

Board of Elections

Pension Committee

If you are interested and have questions please call Town Hall at 302-998-2215.

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Employment Opportunities – Public Works

The Town of Elsmere is seeking applications for individuals interested in a position in the Public Works Department for the following positions.

  • Public Works Maintenance Worker I Position – One Full Time Position and One Part-Time Position Opening

The job descriptions are located below.

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ARPA – Projected Projects

The Town of Elsmere will hold a Special Meeting on October 28, 2021 regarding the American Rescue Plan Act. The following document is a list of projected projects for your reference.

 

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Delmarva Power – Energy Assistance Program

Delmarva Power – Energy Assistance Program

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Alzheimer Support Services

Alzheimer Support is a free service that assists Elsmere families who have loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Through our free search tool and database of Alzheimer’s care facilities, families in need of care for their loved ones can locate licensed care homes and communities in the Elsmere area that are best equipped to provide care for their loved ones.

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Reimagine Elsmere – ARPA Funding Available

Reimagine Elsmere through ARPA

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), signed into law on March 11, 2021 by President Biden, provides funding to states, counties and municipalities across the country to spur recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Elsmere will receive approximately $2.9 million from this fund to fight COVID-19 and its impacts in two tranches: $1.45m in 2021;

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New Castle County – Rain Barrell Program

Rain Barrel Program

 

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DIY – Home Prevention of Lung Cancer

EPA recommends that you have a qualified radon mitigation contractor fix your home. Lowering high radon levels requires specific technical knowledge, special skills, and without the proper equipment or technical knowledge, you could increase your radon level or create other potential hazards and additional costs. However, if you decide to do the work yourself,

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