Date Published: 
June 23, 2017

Bethany Beach

• Bandstand performances are scheduled through Labor Day weekend, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with an occasional mid-week booking. Shows typically begin at 7:30 p.m. A full listing of performers is available online at

• Bethany Beach’s pay-to-park season returned on May 15. It will end Sept. 15, 2017.

• Prohibitions on dogs on the beach and boardwalk in Bethany Beach resumed on May 15. They will end on Sept. 30.

• The Town of Bethany Beach is now collecting recyclables weekly instead of following the former bi-weekly schedule. Curbside pick-up will remain on Wednesdays for the entire town. Residents are being reminded to support the Delaware Solid Waste Authorities’ guidelines for acceptable materials. For a complete list, visit under Residents/Trash Collection Schedule.

South Bethany

• The 2017 town council election was May 27. Former councilman Timothy Saxton, and incumbents Carol Stevenson and Frank Weisgerber Jr. were the top three vote-getters and will be sworn in for new two-year terms at the June 3 organizational meeting at 10 a.m.

• The Art in the Hall local photography exhibit will be displayed at town hall from May 26 to June 24 during regular business hours. A public opening reception will be held Friday, May 26, from 7 to 9 p.m.

• Yard waste is picked up biweekly, continuing on Wednesday, June 7.

• Prohibitions on dogs on the beach resumed May 15. They will end Oct. 15.

• The Town of South Bethany’s website is located at

Fenwick Island

• Candidates for the 2017 town council election, which will be held Aug. 5, must register by June 21 at 4:30 p.m. Four seats are up for election. Each position carries a two-year term. Candidates must be registered to vote in the town for at least one year prior to the election; a natural person who is a U.S. citizen; 21 or older by election day; either a bona fide resident or a property owner in the town; and never convicted of a felony. For details, contact Town Hall at (302) 539-3011.

• The Charter & Ordinance Committee will meet June 9 at 9:30 a.m.

• Town Council’s regular meeting is Friday, June 23, at 3:30 p.m.

• The Fenwick Island town website is located at The Town of Fenwick Island is also now on Twitter, at or @IslandFenwick.


• The Planning & Zoning Committee’s June 12 meeting includes a public hearing at 7 p.m. regarding the preliminary site plan for Dove Landing submitted by George, Miles & Buhr LLC (GMB) on behalf of Beazer Homes. The development plan includes 171 single-family units and 145 townhome units at Dove Landing, which had a previously approved final site plan on Dec. 11, 2007. Details are available at Town Hall. Written comments will also be accepted beforehand.

• The town council’s next regular meeting is Tuesday, June 13, at 7 p.m.

• The Parks & Recreation Committee will meet June 15 at 1 p.m.

• The town council’s next workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, June 27, at 7 p.m.

• The Millville town website is located at


• The next Planning & Zoning meeting will be Thursday, June 8, at 6 p.m. at Bethel U.M. Church.

• The town council’s next regular meeting will be Monday, June 19, at 6 p.m., at Bethel U.M. Church.

• The new Town of Dagsboro website is at


• A special election will be held Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at town hall, for the purpose of voting for or against the issuance of up to $500,000 maximum principal amount of general obligation bonds to provide financing for the construction costs associated with the Town’s approved MTBE Removal Project to provide drinking water system treatment for the removal of the contaminant.

The Town anticipates that the bonds will be payable over a 30-year period, interest at 0 percent per annum and 100 percent principal forgiveness upon completion of the project.

The special election will take place at the town hall, located at 68 W. Church Street, Selbyville. Any person who is entitled to vote during an annual election is entitled to participate. Voter registration will be open until 4 p.m. on Friday, June 2.

• The town council’s next regular meeting is Monday, June 5, at 7 p.m.

• The 60th annual Old Timer’s Day will be June 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• Community Legal Aide Society will provide free legal services for legal or undocumented immigrants who have been victims of crime. Services are available on Tuesdays at the Selbyville Police Department. For additional information, contact the police department at (302) 436-5085 or visit the Town website.

• The Town website is at

Indian River School District

• The last day of school for students has been changed from June 16 to June 9. The last day for preschool has been changed from June 9 to June 2.

• The IRSD Board of Education’s next regular meeting is Monday, June 19, at 7 p.m. at Sussex Central High School.

• The district website is at

State of Delaware

DNREC will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, June 6, at 6 p.m. at the South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach, to solicit the views of interested parties on an application filed by TAC BEACON 1, LLC (Solitudes on Whites Creek), to construct a new 20-slip marina (consisting of a 6-by-155-foot-long dock, a 6-by 280-foot-long dock, a 6-by-45-foot-long pier, a 6-by-40-foot-long pier and a 16-by-60-foot long concrete boat ramp in Whites Creek at Solitudes on Whites Creek near Ocean View.

Public comments may be presented at the public hearing either orally or in written form. Those who wish to pre-register to speak at the public hearing and those who want to submit written public comments should send preregistration and comments to: Robert P. Haynes Esq., Office of the Secretary, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

For additional information, or an appointment to inspect the documents, call (302) 739-9943.