Three incumbents prevail in Greenwood municipal election

By Glenn Rolfe
Posted 1/15/22

GREENWOOD – Incumbents held serve Saturday with a complete sweep in the town of Greenwood’s 2022 municipal election.

Council members Donald Torbert, Norman Reed and Willard Russell all …

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Three incumbents prevail in Greenwood municipal election

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GREENWOOD – Incumbents held serve Saturday with a complete sweep in the town of Greenwood’s 2022 municipal election.

Council members Donald Torbert, Norman Reed and Willard Russell all secured two-year terms in successful re-election bids, turning back four challengers.

Three council seats were up for election.

Mr. Reed and Mr. Torbert both received 57 votes, one more than Mr. Russell, the town’s vice mayor.

Falling short were challengers Lisa Workman with 21 votes, followed by Michael Phillips (16), Anthony Massey (13) and Lavon Johnson (1).

Voting on Saturday was from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Town hall closed temporarily

In announcing election results, the town via its Facebook page announced that effective Monday, Jan. 17, Greenwood Town Hall will be temporarily closed to the public due to the surge in COVID-19 cases.

During this closure, payments can be made the following ways:

  • town website www.greenwood.delaware.gov (property taxes and utilities).
  • drop box on the side of town hall.
  • U.S. mail to PO Box 216 Greenwood De 19950.
  • utility payments (water/trash) can also be made through the payment portal at https://greenwoodwater.epayub.com.

Anyone needing to meet with a member of the town hall staff may call 302-349-4534 and schedule an appointment. To speak to a member of the Greenwood Police Department if it is a non-emergency, call 302-349-4822.