Hardin Hall Repair/Replacement Bids

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

The Town of Blades is accepting bids for structural repairs and replacement of Hardin Hall. Sealed bids to be turned into Town Hall located at 20 West Fourth Street by February 10th. Please contact Town Hall at 302-629-7366 with any questions.


Town of Blades Municipal Election

Date Posted: Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

Town of Blades Municipal Election will be held April 6, 2020, to fill 3 council positions. Deadline to file for candidacy is Friday, February 28, 2020. Deadline to register to vote is Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Please contact Town Hall 302-629-7366 for any further information.



Date Posted: Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Blades Groundwater NPL Proposal Public Notice


DNREC announces Blades Groundwater Site has been proposed for Superfund NPL listing by US EPA

Date Posted: Friday, November 1st, 2019

DNREC announces Blades Groundwater Site has been proposed for Superfund NPL listing by US EPA   DOVER (Nov. 1, 2019) – As a significant step toward environmental remediation of hazardous substances found within the Town of Blades in Sussex County, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed the Blades Groundwater Site to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL), Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today. The NPL is EPA’s list of priority sites where there have been releases of hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants requiring evaluation for possible remediation.   When the Blades Groundwater Site – which DNREC began treating with carbon filtration in 2018 to maintain safe use of the town’s water supply – is listed to the NPL, it will be eligible for remedial action financed under the federal Superfund program. NPL eligibility will allow EPA to use Superfund authority and […]


Town Council Meetings

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

*Council Meetings will be held at the Blades Fire Department until further notice*


Due to unexpected maintenance issues Hardin Hall is unavailable to rent until further notice.

Date Posted: Friday, September 13th, 2019

Due to unexpected maintenance issues Hardin Hall is unavailable to rent until further notice.


* Town Hall closed July 4th and July 5th *

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Blades Town Hall will be closed July 4th and July 5th in observance of Independence Day. We will reopen Monday, July 8th at 8:30am. Have a safe and happy holiday!


Water Billing Notice

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Due to a software error, the water billing had to be reprocessed for the month of May 2019. All penalties have been removed for current billing cycle. Any questions or concerns can be directed to Town Hall at 302-629-7366



Date Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Due to an error with the billing program, ALL water billing and usage for the month of May 2019 is INCORRECT. We are working to resolve the issues and will send out a new billing as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience!


Annual Town Clean Up

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Saturday, April 27th, 2019 from 8am to 1pm, the Town of Blades will have it’s town wide clean up at the Blades Park located at 100 E Seventh Street. Dumpsters for household waste and yard waste will be available. Must bring proof of residency and provide your own transportation to bring the trash/waste. Items that cannot be disposed of at this event: chemicals, paint, fuel powered equipment, large appliances, batteries, tires, chemical waste, combustible materials, bio-hazardous materials, and liquids.


Town Hall Closed Friday, April 19th 2019

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Town hall will be closed on Friday, April 19th in observance of Good Friday. We hope everyone has a Happy Easter!


Easter Egg Hunt

Date Posted: Monday, April 8th, 2019

— Egg Hunt Cancelled for 4/13/19 due to wet weather conditions. We will try again on Sunday 4/14/19. Please check here or on our Facebook page for further updates. Thank You! — Come join us for a lot of fun egg hunting at the park April 20th, 2019 from 12pm-2pm! There will be prize baskets awarded and a visit from the Easter Bunny! Bring your baskets! We can’t wait to see you there! (Rain date April 14th from 12pm-2pm)


Results of the Town of Blades Municipal Election

Date Posted: Monday, April 1st, 2019

Incumbent David Ruff: 30 votes John Reiss: 42 votes Congratulations John Reiss on being the newly elected Mayor for the Town of Blades! Swearing in to take place at the next town council meeting on April 8th, 2019 at 7pm.


Town of Blades Annual Election

Date Posted: Thursday, March 14th, 2019

The Town of Blades will hold their Annual Municipal Election for the position of Mayor Monday, April 1st, 2019 at Hardin Hall from 2pm to 6pm. The candidates receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected for a two year term for Mayor. The candidates running for Council are as follows: David Ruff (Incumbent) John Reiss At the Annual Municipal election, every person, male or female, who shall have attained the age of eighteen (18) years on the date of the Annual Municipal Election and who shall have been a citizen of the United States for a period of one year and a citizen of the Town of Blades for a period of six (6) months preceding the date of the Annual Municipal Election shall have one (1) vote, provided he or she has registered on the “Books of Registered Voters” of the Town of Blades by March 20th, […]