Contact Us

Emergency Calls

  • For emergencies, call 911 right away.
  • For non-emergency police matters, call New Castle County Police at 302 573-2800. Arden does not have its own police force.

Private Land Issues / Trustees

All the private land in Arden is owned by the Arden Trust and leased to homeowners and businesses. If you have a leasehold issue, contact the Arden Trustees, not the Village of Arden. Click here to learn more. The Trustees of Arden are separate from the Village of Arden, Delaware.

Village Secretary
302 475-3516

Official Village Address

2119 The Highway
Arden, DE 19810-4058

Office Hours

1st & 3rd Wednesdays of every month, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m., at the
Buzz Ware Village Center
2119 The Highway
Arden, DE 19810

Complete List of Committees & Officers


  • Town Assembly Chair: Jeffrey Politis,
    Conducts town meetings, is sometimes instructed to represent the town in an official capacity, and heads special committees.
  • Advisory Committee Chair: Danny Schweers,
    The Advisory Committee is made up of the chairpersons of all the standing committees and the trustees, plus the town officers and the chair of the Board of Assessors. It acts as a coordinating committee and sets the agenda for the town meetings. The Advisory Committee Chair is elected at the March Town Meeting and serves for one year.
  • Town Treasurer: David Michelson,
    Oversees town finances in concert with the Budget and Audit Committees.
  • Secretary of the Town Assembly: Elizabeth Resko, 302 475-3516,
    Records the minutes of the Town Meeting and Civic Committee meetings, maintains Village records, serves as FOIA contact. Call the secretary if you want to use Indian Circle, Field Theater, or one of the greens for a special occasion such as a wedding or overflow parking for an Arden Club event.
  • FOIA –  For Freedom of Information ACT inquiries, please contact the Secretary via email
  • FOIA Form: Please fill out and submit to the Village secretary w6wIf7-foia_request_form

Memorial Garden

Barbara Henry
2110 Orleans Road A1, Arden, DE 19810
(302) 475-0998


General Email

Chair of the Town Assembly

Secretary of the Village of Arden

Treasurer of the Village of Arden

Advisory Chair

Trustees of Arden

Memorial Garden Sub-Committee


Audit Committee  see complete Committee List 

Budget Committee  see complete Committee List 

Buzz Ware Village Center Committee

Civic Committee

Community Planning Committee

Forest Committee

Playground Committee

Registration Committee

Safety Committee
In case of emergency, call 911. The Safety Committee is NOT a police force.

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