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Filing for Council Seats
Filing Date: 2/22/2014
Filing Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Filing Location: Lobby of the Houston Vol. Fire Co, on Railroad Ave.
Interested Parties must be:
1.) A bona fide residence of the United States, State of Delaware and the Town of Houston for at least one (1) year next preceding the Annual Municipal Election.
2.) At least eighteen (18) years of age.
3.) Be non-delinquent in their Town taxes.
The Town of Houston is just a little off the beaten path, comfortably situated between Milford and Harrington off Rt 14 or Milford-Harrington Highway. Houston residents enjoy a simple, small town atmosphere that can't be found in many other towns these days.
In recent years, Town Council updated the Town's Comprehensive Plan which can be found on the State of Delaware website. It contains an abundance of information about the community's rich heritage and promising future. I encourage you to review it to gain a better understanding of the Town's goals.
In 2010 Council adopted a revised Code of the Town of Houston. There were many codes that remained the same because they still speak to the issues of small town life. And there were a few that needed to be updated in order to accommodate the changing times of every town, specifically the Zoning Code and Subdivision Code. Everywhere you look these days towns and cities are expanding and new homes are being tucked into nooks and crannies.
It bears repeating: Houston's residents enjoy that simple, small town atmosphere that can't be found in many other locations these days. And the Town Council not only supports that idea, we look forward to maintaining it and encouraging it.
So if you're looking for a small community with deep roots and wide open spaces, then it's worth your time to pay us a visit.
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This site was last updated: February 13, 2014
PO Box 196
Houston, DE 19954