Town Hall Walk-Up Window is Open for Business

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

Town Hall is open for business.  We have provided an easy walk-up window, which has been a great success. The window offers current Town information.  The main door is still locked. If you’d like to meet with a staff member, please advise staff at the window who you would like to see or call 302-539-3653.  You must wear your mask at all times. Town Council will continue to meet via electronic methods as per the guidance provided by Governor Carney in the Proclamation released Friday, March 13, 2020. All Agenda postings will contain the method to listen to the meeting. We encourage everyone to practice social distancing throughout Town and follow the CDC guidelines. Our decision to implement these necessary steps is in response to the Coronavirus crisis and in the interest of proper health and safety practices. Your health, and the health of Town staff, is our highest priority. […]



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Comcast coming to South Bethany and Bethany Beach

Date Posted: Friday, October 23rd, 2020

The Town Councils of South Bethany and Bethany Beach are pleased to announce that Comcast will be offering Internet and cable TV services in their communities in the near future. Comcast will begin rolling out services to residents within 12 to 18 months, subject to the receipt of all necessary permits and approvals. In addition to Gigabit internet service, Comcast features Xfinity xFi, a digital dashboard enabling customers to control their connected devices. Residents will also have access to all Xfinity services, including Xfinity X1 video platform, Xfinity Home, Xfinity Voice and Xfinity Mobile. Businesses will be able to select from the full suite of Comcast Business products and services, including Ethernet network speeds up to 100 Gigabits-per-second. Town attorneys have completed their review of the proposed franchise agreements with Comcast. Those agreements will be presented to the South Bethany and Bethany Beach Town Councils for consideration and approval at […]



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DNREC Press Release – Oil Spill Cleanup of Delaware Bay Coastline

Date Posted: Friday, October 23rd, 2020

The following Press Release from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) provides information on the recent oil spill in the Delaware Bay. South Bethany’s public works department has been surveilling South Bethany’s coast and, to date, no oil has been discovered. Oil Spill Cleanup of Delaware Bay Coastline Intensifies Today With Additional Resources Deployed The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and U.S. Coast Guard continued Thursday and Friday to spearhead a cleanup operation for the oil spill that has deposited blobs of oil called tar balls and oiled debris this week over a stretch of Delaware coastline extending from the upper Delaware Bay to the tip of the Atlantic Ocean. The cleanup operation intensified this morning with additional resources deployed by state and federal agencies and non-profit organizations. More than 125 environmental professionals from DNREC, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), the Coast Guard and […]



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Invitation to Bid – Bid No. 21-01 Trash, Recycling, and Yard Waste Collection

Date Posted: Thursday, October 8th, 2020

TOWN OF SOUTH BETHANY BID NO. 21-01 TRASH, RECYCLING, AND YARD WASTE COLLECTION INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids will be received by the Town of South Bethany for the collection of residential trash, recycling, and yard waste within the corporate limits of the Town for the period commencing May 1, 2021 and ending April 30, 2026. Qualified contractors wishing to bid on these services must request specifications at the South Bethany Town Hall, 402 Evergreen Road, South Bethany, DE 19930 – Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or by contacting Pam Smith, Administrative Assistant (Phone: 302-539-3653, Ext. 219 or email administrator@southbethany.org). All bids shall be sealed and labeled “Bid No. 21-01 Trash, Recycling, and Yard Waste Collection” in the lower left-hand corner. Bids shall be submitted to the South Bethany Town Hall, 402 Evergreen Road, South Bethany, DE 19930, no later than 10:00 A.M., E.S.T., November 10, […]



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2020 Fall ZEPHYR

Date Posted: Friday, October 2nd, 2020

Click or tap to open the following PDF: Check out the 2020 Fall ZEPHYR!!



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Beach Nourishment Contract Awarded

Date Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2020

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Awards Contract for Periodic Beach Nourishment The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) notified us that construction on the beach nourishment project for South Bethany and Bethany, could begin as early as mid-October. The contract was awarded just over a week ago to Weeks Marine, Inc., in the amount of $11.1 million. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Weeks are finalizing documents that will allow them to start the project as quickly as possible. There is no official schedule at this time, but some oceanfront property owners may start receiving letters about the project as well as one regarding seismic monitoring to ensure houses are not damaged by equipment vibrations. Beach nourishment is designed to reduce the risk of storm damages to property and infrastructure. The last nourishment project was conducted in 2018. This project will involve dredging more than 732,000 […]



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Resolution No. 4-20 Extending the Term of the Cable Franchise Granted to Mediacom Delaware LLC (“Mediacom”)

Date Posted: Friday, September 11th, 2020

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Public Notice for 90-Day Comment Period Regarding FEMA Revisions

Date Posted: Monday, August 17th, 2020

Public Notice has been given to the Town of South Bethany that FEMA is soliciting technical information or comments on proposed flood hazard determinations for the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), and where applicable, the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report for the Town of South Bethany. These flood hazard determinations may include the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations, base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area boundaries or zone designations or the regulatory floodway. The FIRM, and if applicable, FIS report have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through an issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR). These determinations are the basis for the floodplain management measures that South Bethany is required to adopt or show evidence of having in effect to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program. For More information on the proposed flood hazard determinations and information on […]



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What Does Slow NO Wake Really Mean?

Date Posted: Thursday, August 6th, 2020

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Resolution No. 3-20 Extending the Term of the Cable Franchise Granted to Mediacom Delaware LLC (“Mediacom”)

Date Posted: Friday, July 10th, 2020

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BICYCLE ENFORCEMENT MEASURES

Date Posted: Thursday, June 18th, 2020

BICYCLE ENFORCEMENT MEASURES Beginning June 20, 2020 Despite the changes that the Town made with the addition and various placement locations of 36 bicycle racks, the increase of bicycles encroaching private and Town property has grown exponentially. Property owners and visitors have contacted the Town to express their concerns regarding safety hazards with bicycles parked on beach walkways and left laying alongside streets, as well as the total disregard of bicycles locked to, or abandoned on, private and Town property. Beginning June 20, 2020, the following will be enforced: 1. Bicycles not placed in racks will be moved and relocated to the closest available rack. 2. Bicycles chained to Town property such as signposts, streetlights, beach walkways, sand fence, etc., will be removed and taken to the closest available rack. The Town is not responsible for the damage, disappearance, replacement or reimbursement of bicycles or bicycle locks. 3. Bicycles with […]



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