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.

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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.

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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

City of Havre de Grace to re-dedicate The Tydings Park War Memorial on April 6, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

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March, 22, 2017
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City of Havre de Grace to re-dedicate The Tydings Park War Memorial on April 6, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
 
The City of Havre de Grace will re-dedicate The Tydings Park War Memorial on April 6, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. The ceremony will commemorate the completion of the recent updates and improvements made to the monument. The event will also honor the centennial of the United States’ entrance into World War One.
At the beginning of this year, the City completed upgrades to The Tydings Park War Memorial which include a constructed stone wall, stone walkway, stone wing … Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT OF PUBLIC BUDGET WORK SESSIONS

The Mayor and City Council will conduct Public Budget Work Sessions in the City Council Chambers, 711 Pennington Avenue, at 6:00 p.m. on March 27, 2017 and April 10, 2017. The purpose of this session is to allow for interaction between the Council and Administration to review the proposed budget for fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.