BBLA Beach News

 
 
 
BBLA Beach News
Volume 1 - January 2023
 
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ACTION NEEDED
 
  • Mark your calendars for 1/13 - Town Council meetings in Town Hall to review plans and hear public comment re the creation of a continuous and connected pedestrian pathway on Collins St, Kent Ave, & Wellington Parkway
  • Be sure to renew your BBLA Membership ASAP!
  • Mark your calendars for a BBLA Membership Evening at Bethany Blues - Thursday, April 20, 2023 - details to follow
 
 
BBLA Board keeping members informed through ongoing communications with Town Officials and reporting on meetings affecting Bethany Beach
 
 
 
Around Town
 
 
People still enjoying the beach despite limited access!
 
2023 White Creek Dredging - on the main channel of White Creek and a short stretch of Assawoman Canal to improve navigability on the two waterways northwest of Bethany Beach 
 
Bethany Beach Decked Out During the Holidays
Festive trolleys circled BB to view decorated homes & businesses
 
In case you've been wondering what's been going on at Tingle & Garfield??
 
Sewage Pump Station Is Being Renovated!
-- very extensive project
Unfortunately, extensive water damage has temporarily closed Harvest Tide & Zoca - stay tuned for reopening news!
 
BBLA Board Members Working for You:
 
In case you missed the BBLA December annoucement & the "Coastal Point" coverage - read the good news about a long awaited signed agreement between DNREC & the US Army Corps of Engineers - kicks off the DE Inland Bays and DE Bay Coast Coastal Storm Risk Management Study - stay tuned for implementation updates
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BBLA Board pays special attention to GROWTH issues affecting the coastal area BBLA position of "smart growth" regularly communicated to Sussex County officials - especially the County Council - great news on 1/10/23: County Council voted to deny a change from low-density area to coastal area, also a growth area, for a 247-acre parcel east of Route 1 across from the Cave Neck Road intersection - "coastal area" designation allows for development options including high-density housing (up to 12 units per acre) and commercial developmentRead More (Nick Roth photo above)
 
With Board Member representation on several Town Committees - input will be provided at the upcoming meetings of the Stormwater & Flooding Committee and the Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Committee
 
So proud of our donation recipients & partners
 
Utilizing a BBLA Civic Donation, the Center for Inland Bays is providing 2023 lectures for the general public - COME TO THE SOUTH COASTAL LIBRARY ON 1/26 @ 5:00 pm: "Talking Trash: Impacts & Solutions to Marine Debris in Delaware" - REGISTER NOW
 
Another "donee" - South Coastal Village Volunteers - received the 2022 Governor's Outstanding Volunteer Service Award
 
Quiet Resorts Fire & Ice Festival Activities Begin 1/15/23
 
BBLA: An Association for
All Bethany Beach, DE Property Owners
 


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