Here is a list of committees
currently in place:
Purpose: Overseeing relations with the independent auditors on behalf
of the Town Council
and Finance Committee
Purpose: To provide assistance and guidance to the Town Manager and
staff leading to the development, drafting and review of the Town’s
annual budget, both short-term and long-term.
and Ordinance Review Committee
Purpose: To maintain and keep current the Town’s Charter and
Purpose: To support the Town Council in providing and facilitating
timely exchange of information between the Council and Town Government
and the public on matters of general interest and concern in order to
promote effective dialogue, understanding, public trust and confidence.
and Historical Affairs Committee
Purpose: Act in an administrative capacity in regards to the Bethany
Beach Museum. This will include recommending policy and establishing
guidelines for operational procedures to include overseeing artifacts to
be displayed, planning special events, and initiating projects that
contribute to the historical and/or cultural aspects of the town.
Review Committee (non-residential)
Purpose: To provide assistance and guidance to anyone developing
non-residential property (conforming or nonconforming) that is permitted
within Bethany Beach and all buildings that are permitted via a special
exception and/or variance and are situated outside the C-1 and C-2
commercial districts such as but not limited to churches, libraries,
conference centers, professional buildings, storage facilities, medical
and emergency facilities.
Mitigation and Drainage
Purpose: To assist the Town Council in providing methods to minimize
flooding and facilitate drainage where flooding is a chronic problem.
Intergovernmental Relations Committee
Purpose: Support the Town Council on focusing on issues before other
governments and organizations whose actions may affect Bethany Beach.
and Parking Committee
Purpose: Review issues related to parking and/or traffic matters, in
concert with the Town Manager’s Office and Bethany Beach Parking
Department, and make appropriate recommendations to the Council, on an
as needed basis.