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Updates Related to COVID-19

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

Town of South Bethany public buildings are closed to the public until restrictions are lifted. Staff is available via telephone or email during normal business hours to answer questions and provide needed services.  A walk up window on the Town Hall front deck is open for purchasing parking permits during regular business hours. We continue to monitor the ongoing changes in response to the spread of the COVID19 virus. As you are aware new recommendations are being made at both the Federal and State level on a daily basis. Therefore due to the National State of Emergency, and now modified State of Emergency in Delaware, and the continued medical advice from both Federal and State officials on the importance of social distancing:  The Town of South Bethany public buildings are closed to the public. Governor Carney Announces Reopening of Beaches to Delawareans with restrictions at 5 p.m. on Friday, May […]



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A Parents Guide to Securely Storing Sensitive Data on Computers and Portable Devices

Date Posted: Monday, March 9th, 2020

Click or tap the following link: https://www.security.org/resources/securely-storing-data/



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ATTENTION: DNREC Removal of Abandoned Kayaks Along Canal Near Black Gum Drive After February 27, 2020

Date Posted: Friday, February 14th, 2020

DNREC has posted the notice below near the abandoned kayaks along the canal near Black Gum Drive in Cat Hill and will remove the items after February 27, 2020. If you have questions, please contact DNREC at 302-227-2800. February 13, 2020 This land is under the jurisdiction of the State of Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Parks and Recreation. The Division of Parks and Recreation is asking that items stored on this property be removed no later than February 27, 2020. After that date the items will be removed. Questions may be directed to Delaware Seashore State Park at 302-227-2800.



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Resolution No. 1-20 Requesting that the Proposed Offshore Wind Project and the Fenwick Island State Park Expansion be Thoroughly Reviewed and Studied in Partnership with Surrounding Coastal Communities

Date Posted: Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Click or tap to open the following PDF: Resolution No. 1-20 Regarding Proposed Offshore Wind Project  



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FEMA Notice: This Notice to FIRM User revises the Sussex County, Delaware and Incorporated Areas FIRM Panels, Flood Insurance Study Reports, FIRM Database, and NHFL to incorporate the March 16, 2015, study data within the Town of South Bethany.

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

Click or tap to open the following PDF: FEMA Notice to Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) User



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Broken water pipe? Contact Artesian

Date Posted: Monday, December 30th, 2019

Artesian’s Customer Service Number 302-453-6930 To report a broken water pipe, please call Artesian’s Customer Service Number: 302-453-6930. You will need to give the Customer Service Representative the property address. Artesian’s inspector will go to the property and take care of the issue. Please note, Town Staff is not permitted to access private properties. To avoid frozen water pipes, please properly winterize your home. You can also call Artesian’s Customer Service Number for any Artesian questions or concerns.



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Proposed Offshore Wind Project

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

As many of you are aware there is an offshore Wind Project currently being proposed 13+ miles off the Delaware coast which has a landing of transmission lines at Fenwick Island State Park. The wind farm developer, Ørsted, is providing $18 million to the State of Delaware to redevelop Fenwick Island State Park with new facilities, including a two-story parking garage. The State Park will remain near its current location. The Wind Farm, a project being proposed by the State of Maryland, will be located in Federal waters. The State of Delaware has full control over the Fenwick Island State Park Project and South Bethany has no jurisdiction over the decisions regarding the projects for either the Wind Farm or State Park. Mayor Saxton has met with, and communicated, the Town’s concerns with both Governor Carney and DNREC Secretary Garvin. The Town Council wants, and is working towards, the best […]



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Congratulations to South Bethany’s Lifeguard of the Year Maggie Ford

Date Posted: Monday, August 26th, 2019

Pictured are Beach Patrol Captain Ryan Dacey and South Bethany’s Lifeguard of the Year Maggie Ford at the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce 2019 Lifeguard Award Celebration at the Big Chill Beach Club where the outstanding men and women of the local lifeguard patrols were honored.



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View Pictures of the 50th Anniversary Celebration

Date Posted: Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Click or tap to open the following PDF: 50th Anniversary Celebration – View Pictures Additional pictures can be viewed on the Photo Gallery page.



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Reminders and Safety Tips for South Bethany

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Click or tap to open the following PDF: Reminders and Safety Tips for South Bethany



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