Contract awarded for beach replenishment to start in new year in Bethany Beach

On Monday, October 2, 2017 Gov. John Carney, U.S Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons, and U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (all D-Del.) on Monday announced that the next steps are under way in the long-awaited beach replenishment projects in Bethany Beach, South Bethany and Fenwick Island.


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company a $17.2 million contract, and work is expected to begin after the new year. The costs of the project will be shared by the federal government and the State of Delaware, 


See this link for the whole story in the Coastal Point.



BBLA 2017 Annual Meeting was held  Sat June 17 at 10AM at South Coastal Library with a large turnout

Our speaker,  Captain Darin Cathell, a 20 year veteran of the Bethany Beach Police Department gave a well received presentation

Membership approved the Nominating Committee's recommendation for Board members and officers and also approved the Board's recommendations on the amended BBLA by laws.


Click here to see the Presidents Report on Behalf of the Board, It includes significant activities in the past year in each of BBLA's four major purposes,  the historical background of BBLA charitable donations, and the meeting agenda.


BBLA Draft Minutes of 2017 Annual Meeting - Click to View


Bethany Beach Town council approved a  new ordinance.-- Proposed New Design Criteria for Residential Construction ("bulk density").

by a 7-0 vote without amendment on Oct 21, 2016. Ordinance takes effect one year later on October 21, 2017. It impacts building designs  for the R1 and R1A zoning Districts.

Link to new ordinance.