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Posted on: September 30, 2016

Can You Do It In Under 2 Minutes?

Fire Exit

Every second counts during a fire. Fire experts agree, people have as little as two minutes to escape a burning home before it's too late to get out.*

In a matter of moments, a small flame can become a major fire, making it critical to be prepared and have an escape plan in place. A survey conducted by the American Red Cross shows only 26 percent of families have developed and practiced a home fire esca...Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2016

Posting of Delinquent Taxes

Past Due

Real estate taxes owed to the Town of Smyrna for 2016 were due and payable on or before September 29, 2016.

Property owners who have not paid the taxes due or made arrangements to do so are hereby notified that the Town of Smyrna intends to publish the owner's names and amounts owed on such delinquent properties on or about the 16th of November 2016. Payment of...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Now Accepting Applications - Police Officer

The Town of Smyrna is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.

Completed applications must be received no later than 4:30 PM on Friday, October 7, 2016 to be considered.

Apply Online
Posted on: September 22, 2016

Got leaves early?

bagged leaves

In the areas with heavy leaves, the town will be sending crews around to check periodically until the regular leaf collection begins on October 16th.

Leaves must be bagged at all times between January 1 and October 15th of year.

Posted on: September 22, 2016

Leaf Collection

The Town of Smyrna has a fantastic vacuum machine that the Public Works crews use to pick up loose leaves every fall!

Beginning October 16th through December 31st, when the trees are really dropping their leaves, you will see the crews around Town picking up piles of leaves from curbside.

The machine will pick up ONLY loose leaves so please do not include any yard waste...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Smyrna Named One of Delaware's 10 Safest Cities

Safe City

The Smyrna Police Department is proud to announce that our community has been named one of Delaware’s “10 safest cities”.

We were recently recognized by the Safewise organization for this designation based upon their unique formula. “SafeWise is a community-focused security organization committed to increasing safety education, awareness, and preparedness.” We here at the ...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Utility Emergencies

Utility emergencies (water, sewer, electric) should be reported immediately to Town Hall at (302) 653-9231 if they occur during normal working hours. Town Hall is open from 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM Monday through Friday, except holidays.

On holidays, after-hours, and weekends, these situations should be reported to Smyrna Police Department at (302) 653-9217. The town has two Public Works employees and two Electric Department employees on call at all times. The Police Department will conta...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Electric Rates for Residential Customers

It was brought to our attention that the electric rates for residential customers was incorrect for the billing months of May, June, July and August.

Residential customers were charged a flat rate of $0.134 for every kilowatt of consumption. The rate should have been $0.134 for the first 500 kilowatts of consumption and any consumption after 500 would be charged at the rate of $0.118.

An example of th...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

DEMEC News Release

2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season is Underway | Follow these twelve often overlooked safety tips to get ready for a storm.

Delawareans are encouraged to prepare now for the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, which started June 1 and ends Nov. 30. Forecasters are predicting this year to be more active than 2015 and a typical season, with the Atlantic basin expected to see 14-15 n...Read on...

DelDOT's Website
Posted on: June 15, 2016

Recycling Facility Closed @ DHCI

With the closing of the recycling facility located at Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill (DHCI), residents having been asking where they can still take their recycling.

The two closest locations are listed below:
Cheswold Collection Station - 54 Fork Branch Road, Cheswold, DE 19936 (6.9 miles away)• Pine Tree Corners Transfer Station - 276 Pine Tree Corner Road, Townsend, DE 19734 (9.6 miles away)

For a list of mat...Read on...

DSWA Website
Posted on: April 21, 2016

Heating Repair/Replacement Program

First State Community Action Agency

The Replacing/Repairing Heaters & Conserving Energy (RRHACE) Program is a statewide program.

It is available to help income eligible home owners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components which are necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. All repairs and replacements are completed by a licensed ...Read on...

First State Community Agency, Inc. Website
Posted on: August 7, 2013

Community Videos

Our online community videos!

Posted on: May 19, 2008

Energy Depot Program

The Town of Smyrna is pleased to offer you Energy Depot, a set of online tools and resources to help you better understand and manage your home energy use and costs.

The Town of Smyrna is pleased to offer you Energy Depot, a set of online tools and resources to help you better understand and manage your home energy use and costs.

Energy Depot is your one-stop resource for energy information and it's available for fre...Read on...

Energy Depot