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DELAWARE LEAGUE OF
LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

DLLG Oct 28 Dinner Meeting NoticeHaines receives Town Manager of Yr awardSmyrna's Valerie Heritage is Awarded 2021 Delaware Municipal Clerk of the YearDLLG Executive Committee Candidates

Candidates Submitted for January 27, 2022 Election

The Nominating Committee (Lew Killmer, Ken Branner, Marcia Scott) met electronically on August 23, 2021. As per DLLG Bylaws Article V, Section 8, a recommendation was made for Archie Campbell to be immediately appointed to the fill the vacant Vice-President position for the term, which will expire on 12/31/22. This recommendation was approved by the [...]

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Join Us for DLLG’s October 28 Dinner Meeting!

Members and partners are invited to attend DLLG’s monthly dinner meeting at the Maple Dale Country Club in Dover! DLLG’s annual meeting on October 28, 2021 will feature Delaware Auditor of Accounts Kathleen K. McGuiness as the keynote speaker.  Register via Eventbrite by Monday, Oct. 25. No walk-in registrations will be accepted. Please wear a [...]

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2021 Delaware Clerk of the Year Awarded to Smyrna’s Valerie Heritage

Valerie L. Heritage, Town Clerk with the Town of Smyrna has been awarded the 2021 “Clerk of the Year” by the Delaware League of Local Governments (DLLG). Smyrna’s Town Manager Andrew Haines (who was also named the 2021 Delaware Town Manager of the Year) nominated Heritage for the award. Municipal clerks can be described as [...]

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Andrew Haines Named 2021 Town Manager of the Year!

Delaware League of Local Governments (DLLG) has named Andrew Haines, Town Manager of Smyrna, Delaware as the 2021 Delaware city/town manager of the year. Haines was nominated for the award by Town of Smyrna Mayor Robert C. Johnson. Mayor Johnson stated that, “Andrew has proven himself to be a professional, courteous, positive, and forward-thinking member [...]

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Join Us for DLLG’s September Dinner Meeting!

Members and partners are invited to attend DLLG’s monthly dinner meeting at the Maple Dale Country Club in Dover! Register via Eventbrite. No walk-in registrations will be accepted. DLLG’s annual meeting on September 23, 3021 will feature Delaware State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis as the keynote speaker. Former DLLG Executive Director Carl F. Luft will [...]

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Directory Update

The Institute for Public Administration (IPA) at the University of Delaware is initiating their annual process to update the online Local Government Directory. Please submit your updates/changes by Sept. 30 via an online form, or by emailing Julia O’Hanlon. Please note: The hard-copy directory will no longer be printed. It is a costly and labor-intensive [...]

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Nominate a 2021 Clerk and Town/City Manager of the Year!

DLLG will honor both a 2021 Delaware municipal “Clerk of the Year” and “Town/City Manager of the Year.” DLLG members can nominate a both a clerk and town/city manager to honor the exceptional contributions by those professionals.  Please view the award criteria for each award. Complete and submit each form (either by mail or via [...]

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Honoring Carl F. Luft

  Carl F. Luft retired from his role as Executive Director with the Delaware League of Local Governments on June 30, 2021. Accolades Carl was honored by members of DLLG’s Executive Committee, Legislative Advocacy Committee, representatives of the DeLea Founders Insurance Trust (DFIT), and other colleagues at a retirement celebration on June 30, 2021. He [...]

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