Date Published: 
April 1, 2016

Bethany Beach

• The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ feasibility study on addressing flooding in the town is now available on the Town’s website. The report is the result of engineering and economic evaluations to determine the viability of implementing flood risk management (FRM) solutions for the tidal and coastal storm flooding problems that occur within the town. Officials said that, in the report, the Corps found through cost-benefit analysis of any potential effort to solve the problem that it would not merit even further study by the Corps.

• Bethany Beach Patrol open tryouts will be held on Saturday, April 9, and Saturday, April 23, at 9 a.m. Prospective lifeguards should contact Capt. Joe Donnely by email at or by telephone at (302) 430-8013 (cell) to inform him of the tryout date they plan to attend. More information on tryouts is available on the Town website.

• Prohibitions on dogs on the beach and boardwalk in Bethany Beach have ended for the season. They will return on May 15.

South Bethany

• Candidates for the 2016 election may file until April 13 at Town Hall. Four council seats are up for election.

• The South Bethany Town Council’s next regular meeting is Friday, April 8, at 7 p.m.

• Candidates for the 2016 election may file until April 13 at Town Hall. Four positions are up for election.

• Recycling is picked up biweekly.

• Yard waste is picked up biweekly, continuing on Wednesday, March 30.

• Prohibitions on dogs on the beach ended Oct. 15 and will resume on May 15.

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

Fenwick Island

• Business Development Committee meets March 31 at 2 p.m.

• Town Council’s regular meeting will be Friday, April 1, at 3:30 p.m.

• Charter and Ordinance Committee meets Tuesday, April 5 at 9:30 a.m.

• The Town of Fenwick Island website is

Ocean View

• The Town of Ocean View now has a Facebook page, which can be found at

• The Ocean View town website is located at


• The Millsboro town website is located at


• The 2016 town council election has been canceled, as two candidates registered for two seats: incumbent Steve Maneri and newcomer Valerie Faden. Steven Small was also appointed March 9 to fill a one-year vacancy on the council.•

• Town Council’s regular meeting is for Tuesday, April 12, at 7 p.m.

• Town Council’s workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, April 26, at 7 p.m.

• The Town of Millville website is


• Curbside recycling is picked up every other Tuesday, continuing April 5.

• The Town of Frankford’s Facebook page is at


• The Selbyville Town Council’s regular meeting is Monday, April 4, at 7 p.m.

• The Town website is at


• Dagsboro Town Council meets Monday, April 25, at the Bethel Center at 6 p.m.

• Certified car seat fittings are provided by Dagsboro police. With a certified child safety-seat tech, staff are conducting child seat fittings at the police department by appointment. Call (302) 732-3777 for an appointment.

• The Town of Dagsboro website is at

Indian River School District

• School resumes April 4 after spring break. There will be no school April 15 for teacher in-service or April 26 for primary election day.

• Marking period ends Wednesday, April 13. Report cards will be issued April 21.

• Committee meetings are scheduled for Monday, April 11, at Indian River Educational Complex in Selbyville: Policy at 4 p.m.; Curriculum at 5 p.m.; Futures at 6 p.m.; Buildings & Grounds at 7 p.m.; and Finance at 8:30 p.m.

• The school district website is

State of Delaware

As part of the Route 26 Mainline Improvements Project, DelDOT has resumed daytime lane closures, along with overnight lane closures. Motorists are being encouraged to use detour routes to avoid delays.Overall, the 4-mile-long project includes the reconstruction of Route 26 (Atlantic Avenue) from Clarksville to the Assawoman Canal and will widen the existing two-lane roadway to include two 11-foot travel lanes with 5-foot shoulder/bike lanes and a 12-foot wide continuous shared center left-turn lane. Construction is scheduled to last for at least 2.5 years, ending in the fall of 2016. George & Lynch is building the 4-plus-mile project from Assawoman Canal in Bethany Beach to St. George’s U.M. Church in Clarksville.Foul weather, such as rainstorms and blizzards, could push the schedule beyond than the planned September 2016 end date. Regular Route 26 project meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. at Bethany Beach Town Hall. The public is being encouraged to attend or to get email updates from DelDOT via the project page for the Route 26 project at For additional Route 26 project information or concerns, residents and businesses can contact Ken Cimino at (302) 616-2621, or or at 17 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 2, in Ocean View.