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Community Relations Committee


Community Relations Committee

Edie Dondero, Chairperson



The South Bethany Community Relations Committee – established in May 2022.



The purpose of the Community Relations Committee is to increase and enhance communication between the Town and property owners; to foster a sense of community and encourage residents’ engagement and volunteerism; and to promote the stewardship of individual and Town-owned properties. 

Scope of Work:

  • Increase and enhance communication via newsletters, programs, and website improvements. 
  • Host special events and community building activities or programs. 
  • Create and lead beautification efforts on Town-owned property. 
  • Promote and encourage landscaping and maintenance of individual properties. 
  • Maintain existing community improvements and amenities (e.g., bike repair station, fitness area, free libraries) and pursue opportunities for new initiatives. 


Committee Members:

  • Edie Dondero, Chairperson 
  • Alicia (Lisi) Biciocchi
  • Ingrid Moore
  • Catherine Peck
  • Robin Philipbar

News Updates:

Monthly Newsletter

Monthly Coffee and Conversation: With … South Bethany Long-Range Planning Group, Friday, December 15, 2023, at 10 a.m., South Bethany Town Hall

Native Plant Program:

Inland Bays Garden Center Native Trees & Shrubs for the Inland Bays Watershed

Delaware Nature Center’s Sussex County Selections of Trees & Shrubs for Wildlife & The Watershed

Delaware Naturally’s List of Native Plants for Sunny Areas

Monarch Butterfly Nectar Plant List for Conservation Plantings

Upcoming Meetings:


Past Meetings: