Tree Lighting – Town Square

Date Posted: Monday, December 2nd, 2019

On Saturday evening, December 7, 2019, Orchard Church will be hosting a tree-lighting and carols event on the Town Square (corner of Main Street and Walnut Street) beginning at 7:00 pm. All are welcome to attend.



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No Election in Magnolia in 2020

Date Posted: Thursday, November 14th, 2019

ELECTION UPDATE November 14, 2019 Incumbents James Frazier, Ashton McLaughlin and Buck Dougherty were the only persons who filed to run for the three eligible Town Council seats by the November 11th deadline, so there will be no Town election held in 2020. The three incumbents will assume new two-year terms effective February 2020.



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2018 Water Quality Report Now Available !

Date Posted: Monday, June 17th, 2019

The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for CY 2018 is now available. 2018 Drinking Water Report Any questions can be directed to Dustan Russum, our Town Water Operator at 302-853-5203. Thank you.



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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.



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Comprehensive Plan – 2019

Date Posted: Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Magnolia’s 2009 Comprehensive Plan was reviewed and updated during 2018, and the Town Planning Commission produced revised Plan Recommendations, which were shared at an open Town meeting on October 8, 2018. The draft plan was submitted to the Office of State Planning Coordination (OSPC) on November 1, 2018.  A summary of comments by State agencies on that draft was received by the Town on December 30, 2018, and the changes were incorporated into the final version that was submitted to OSPC again in February 2019. On March 7, 2019, OSPC informed the Town that all certification requirements had been met and the draft had been sent to the Governor’s Office for final approval. Governor Carney sent the Town a letter (viewable in the Comprehensive Plan section) giving his official approval of the plan on March 12, 2019. This completes the approval process, but the Town will now move forward with the 18 recommendations summarized in the plan. The […]



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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.



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