Committees & Boards

Committee Agendas and Minutes:

Please visit “” for past and previous agendas and minutes for committee meetings.

Community Involvement:

The Town of Fenwick Island welcomes and accommodates the needs of citizens with the spirit of volunteerism where neighbors work together for the common good to build a strong and vibrant community. Fenwick Island’s citizens are committed to community involvement and volunteerism and contribute their time and talents to make Fenwick Island a better place in which to live and work.

Appointments are made in October each year and up-to-date membership rosters including new appointments, vacancies, meeting calendar, agendas and minutes are published routinely to the website.

Here is the list of the Committees for November 2017 – October 2018:  Committees


Audit, Beach, Budget, Building, Business Development, Charter and Ordinance, Dredging, Emergency Management & Infrastructure, Environmental, Finance, Pedestrian Safety and Technology.

Duties & Responsibilities

Board, Commission and Committee members:

  • Provide a valuable link to the community and to the various interests that make up the community
  • Assist in the development of policy recommendations to the Town Council
  • Provide leadership and support to Town staff
  • Promote the Town and its programs
  • Provide expertise in specialized areas

Applying for Membership:

Individuals serving on Boards, Commissions and Committees play an important role in advising the Town Council on matters of interest to our community and its future.

How to Apply:
The Town Clerk’s Office accepts applications for any Board, Commission or Committee at any time, and the application stays active for one year from the date of receipt in the Clerk’s Office. Applicants must be a resident of The Town of Fenwick Island.

If you are interested in applying for a vacancy on a Board, Commission or Committee, please complete the 2017-2018 Committee Participation Application and submit via mail or fax to:

The Town of Fenwick Island
Town Clerk
800 Coastal Highway
Fenwick Island DE 19944
FAX (302) 539-1305

Review Process:

At the appropriate regularly scheduled meeting, applications will be submitted to the Town Council for their review. Applicants are encouraged to communicate to the Council their reasons for wanting to serve on this particular Board, Commission or Committee. Appointment to the Board or Commission will be made at a later meeting. Applicants will then be notified as to the outcome of the Council’s action.