Due to the public health threat of COVID-19, Town of South Bethany public buildings are closed to the public through May 15, 2020, and the beaches within the Town shall be CLOSED for ALL purposes. Our staff is available via telephone or email during normal business hours to answer questions and provide needed services. There is no disruption in Police Department service. More Info

Mayor & Council

Community Values:

  • We strive to maintain our single-family residential character.
  • We protect its natural resources; keep beaches and waterways clean and plan for future environmental challenges.
  • We promote appropriate landscaping, property designs and building codes to support the above and to maintain the character of our Town.
  • We recognize the importance of public involvement in civic affairs.
  • We value the importance of a strong public safety program.
  • We value sound financial management and planning.
  • We recognize the value of intergovernmental relations.
  • We value transparency in Town decision-making.
  • We value and require the strongest ethical behaviors of its employees, elected and appointed officials and volunteers.

 

Mayor Tim Saxton

Tim Saxton, Mayor
mayor@southbethany.org
Phone: 302-500-2202

 

 

Sue Callaway, Mayor Pro-Tem Photo

Sue Callaway, Mayor Pro-Tem
Chair, Community Enhancement Committee
sue.callaway@gmail.com
Phone (302) 539-3653, Ext. 552

Don Boteler, Council Treasurer

Don Boteler, Council Treasurer
Chair, Budget & Finance Committee
don.boteler@gmail.com
Phone: (302) 539-3653, Ext. 553

 

Carol Stevenson, Council Secretary Photo

Carol Stevenson, Council Secretary
Chair, Communications &
Public Relations Committee
carol.stevenson54@gmail.com
Phone: (302) 539-3653, Ext. 551

Frank Weisgerber Photo

Frank Weisgerber
Chair, Canal Water Quality Committee
fweisger@gmail.com
Phone: (302) 539-3653, Ext. 556

 

Dick Oliver
Planning Commission Liaison
council@southbethany.org
Phone: (302) 539-3653, Ext. 550

Derek Abbott
Charter and Code Committee
council1@southbethany.org
Phone: (302) 539-3653, Ext. 554

Honoring Former Mayors in Recognition of Your Efforts and Dedicated Service

James Cleveland
1969-1972

Harold B. Barber
1972-1973

Walter J. Scott
1973-1974

John C. Williamson
1974-1975

Robert S. Terrill
1975-1976

Robert J. McCarthy
1976-1977

Ronald L. Steen
1977-1980

Margaret C. Gassinger
1980-1986

Herbert (Joe) Schaefer
1986-1988

Mary Jane Lindblad
1988-1989

Harry Woodruff
1989-1990

Herbert (Joe) Schaefer
1990-2000

Theodore J. Marcucilli
2000-2001

Sal V. Aiello
2001-2002

Donald H. Beck
2002-2004

Gary L. Jayne
2004-2010

Jay Headman
2010-2012

Kathy Jankowski
2012-2014

Pat Voveris
2014-2018