Administrative Staff

800 Coastal Highway
Fenwick Island, DE 19944

Phone: (302) 539-3011
Fax (302) 539-1305

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Town Manager

The Town of Fenwick Island has operated under the Council-Manager form of government since 2006. This system combines the strength of an elected Mayor and Town Council with a professional manager and staff.

It is the Town Manager’s job to make sure the policy decisions made by the Town Council are carried out and that public services are delivered efficiently and effectively.

The Town Manager is responsible for:

  • Making recommendations to the Council, which the Council may accept, reject, or modify
  • Implementing any action taken by the Council
  • Making budget recommendations to the Town Council
  • Overseeing Town employees

Contact Information:
Terry Tieman
Phone: (302) 539-3011 ext 203
Fax: (302) 539-1305
Hours: Monday-Friday
8:00AM – 4:30PM

Town Clerk

As a Town Council-appointed, record-keeping officer, the Town Clerk is responsible for the preparation, execution, and archiving of all Town Council documents as prescribed by State law and Town Code.

These duties include:

  • Maintaining and archiving Town Council documents, official proceedings, ordinances, resolutions and official records
  • Maintaining Town Council meeting and election materials
  • Providing Notary Public services
  • Publicizing of legal notices
  • Recording official documents
  • Maintaining Property and Gross Rental Tax records
  • Maintaining Town Web Site

Contact Information:

Linda Martin
Phone: (302) 539-3011 ext 204
Fax: (302) 539-1305
Hours: Monday-Friday
8:00AM – 4:30PM


The Town Manager’s Office includes the:

  • Town Manager
  • Building Official
  • Finance Manager
  • Town Clerk/Administrative Assistant
  • Public Works Staff (3)

Administration Office Staff Contact Information:

Terry Tieman – Town Manager ICMA-CM
Phone: (302) 539-3011 x 203
Pat Schuchman – Building Official
Phone: (302) 539-3011 x 205
Dean Gary – Finance Manager
Phone: (302) 539-3011 x 200
Linda Martin – Town Clerk
Phone: (302) 539-3011 x 204
Mike Locke – Public Works Manager
Phone: (302) 539-3011 x 217