Councilman William F. Hare


Contact Methods

E-mail: Contact William F. Hare

Phone:  (302) 222-1010

Phone: City Clerk's Office at (302) 736-7008

Mailing Address:
William F. Hare
P.O. Box 475
Dover, DE 19903-0475

Political Details

Title: Representative - 2nd District/Council President
First Elected: 5/2011
Current Term: 5/2017 - 5/2021
Party: Non-Partisan

Previous Term: Councilman Second District (1991-1997)


Chair: Health Insurance Cost Research Ad Hoc Committee; and Legislative, Finance, and Administration Subcommittee of the Council Committee of the Whole

Member: City/County Committee (Liaison to Kent County); Council Committee of the Whole; Downtown Dover Partnership Board of Directors; and Economic Development Committee

Former Chair: Safety Advisory Committee

Former Member: Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce (Liaison Member); City Manager Search Committee; Code Board of Appeals; Greater Dover Committee; Kent Economic Partnership Board of Directors (Voting Liaison Member); Legislative and Finance Committee; Parks and Recreation Committee; Parks, Recreation, and Community Enhancement Committee; Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Board; Sex Offender Legislation Review Committee; and Utility Committee

Biographical Information

Professional Experience

Current owner of Always Advertising Promotional Products
Former owner of A & H Uniforms


Delaware State College, B.S. Business Administration - 1982
Chadwick University, M.B.A. - 1990
Villanova University - Human Resources Certification - 1997
Cornell University - Certified Senior Professional and Human Resources - 1998

Other Activities

Current Chairman of the Board of Kent-Sussex Industries
Current Member of the State of Delaware Industrial Accident Board
Former Chair of Kent County Heart Ball - 2001, 2005, 2006

Resident of the City of Dover for over 40 years.