Water Mains Project to Begin May 2021

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

The Town of Magnolia has received grant funding in the amount of $1.1 million from the DE Division of Public Health for upgrades to several sections of our primary water mains on Main Street and Walnut Street during Calendar Year 2021. Construction activities in support of these upgrades will be starting up in early May 2021 and run through October 2021 and will affect select water main sections on all four primary streets at some point during the project.   It’s unlikely that the contractor, Reybold, will impact all four streets at once, but there will be a period of time where sections of water main on each street will be affected. You may experience traffic congestion and/or water service interruption at various times.   The contractor is required to provide ample notification to each property owner as they work in your immediate area, and they are to return full […]


COVID-19 Resources for Residents

Date Posted: Monday, February 1st, 2021

We are posting three online resources for residents regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. They are: a. COVID-19 Vaccine Information Sheet COVID-19 Vaccine Information Sheet b. COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet c. COVID-19 Vaccination Playbook (created by the DE Division of Public Health) COVID-19 Vaccination Playbook


Town of Magnolia Traffic Study Released

Date Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2020

The Town of Magnolia is pleased to announce the completion of its Magnolia Traffic Study. The majority of the funding for the project was provided by the Dover/Kent County MPO (Metropolitan Planning Organization) with the remainder provided by the Town. The study was produced by the consulting firm Whitman, Requardt and Associates of Wilmington and led by consultants Adrienne Eiss and Jeff Reigner. The consultants kicked off the project by interviewing Mayor James Frazier (for general background on traffic issues, related information contained in our 2019 Town Comprehensive Plan and residents’ sentiments about traffic), and Councilman Buck Dougherty, who focused his responses on how traffic issues have impacted his fire crews at the Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company in his role as former Fire Chief and present member of their Board of Directors. WRA then spent many hours researching and compiling available traffic data on Magnolia and the surrounding area (e.g. […]


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Date Posted: Sunday, March 15th, 2020

In light of the State and National States of Emergency related to the coronavirus, take everyday preventive actions to stay healthy: Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Stay home when you are sick. Cough into your elbow or sneeze into a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Below, are the most up-to-date responses and FAQs related to COVID-19 from the Governor’s Office, State agencies and our Statewide Elected Offices. Governor’s Office: ** Comprehensive List of Every Public Health State of Emergency Declaration/Order ** (h/t Sen. McBride)  DHSS and Public Health COVID-19 Response FAQS Guidance Realtime Dashboard Business Resources Health Care Resources Vulnerable Populations  Cabinet Agencies: Delaware Division of Unemployment Insurance Frequently Asked […]


Credit Cards Now Accepted for Taxes and Water

Date Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2019

If you haven’t noticed on your recent water bills, the Town of Magnolia can now accept credit cards for payment of Town taxes and quarterly water payments. See the link on your billing notice and submit your payment securely online. No more mailings or drop-offs to Town Hall needed anymore. Of course, you can still submit payments by check as usual if you prefer. If you have questions, please submit them via our online contact form at magnolia.delaware.gov. Thank you.


Magnolia Joins National Flood Insurance Program

Date Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2018

The Town received notice from FEMA that, effective April 5, 2018, its application to join the National Flood Insurance Program was approved. This means that town residents who desire to purchase flood insurance may do so through insurance agents or brokers licensed to do business in the State of Delaware. Per FEMA documentation, the Town of Magnolia is not located in a flood plain, but residents wishing to purchase the insurance may still do so. There is a 30-day waiting period after your date of purchase for the policy to become effective. Additional information, such as our notification letter and the FEMA Policy Issuance can be found under the Town’s website dropdown link entitled National Flood Insurance Program.