Town of Fenwick Island

Dune Grass Planting

The beach replenishment is scheduled to begin around the 1st of the year.  Mayor Langan, along with the Mayors of Bethany Beach and South Bethany, sent a letter with their concerns in regards to when the dune grass could be planted and the dune fence would be reinstalled.  Army Corp of Engineers responded that all […]




Dredging Update

Please see the “Minutes” and “Agendas” for the Dredging Committee for current updates.




Beach Replenishment

Delaware Governor John Carney, U.S Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, along with Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester announced that the next steps are underway in the long awaited beach replenishment projects in Bethany, South Bethany and Fenwick Island. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company a […]




Operation SEAs the Day – Wounded Warriors Parade

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 8th: There will be a parade starting in Bethany Beach at 4:45 p.m. and will travel through Fenwick Island and then along RT54 towards Freeman Stage for dinner and a concert to honor wounded Warriors. This will be the 5th Annual Operation SEAs the Day. We ask businesses and residents to participate and […]




Panoramic Photo

At the August 25th Town Council Meeting, Mr. Allen Hansen, a long-time visitor to Fenwick Island, presented the Town a picture that he took while on vacation a few years ago. The Town Council would like to thank Mr. Hansen for his generous gift. From Left-Right:  Secretary Bernie Merritt, Town Manager Terry Tieman, Vice Mayor […]




Beach Patrol Advisory

Due to reduced staffing this week (8/28 – 9/1), there will be limited lifeguard stands/coverage but all beaches will be open. Also, the beach assistance service will not be available until 9/2. Additionally, weather and surf conditions this week may warrant water & beach restrictions so please check with lifeguards on conditions.  There is a […]




Dredging Contacts

For those in attendance at the Dredging Workshop this past Friday, August 18th, below is a list of the contacts (Governor, Senators, State Representatives, and the DNREC Secretary) to write letters to in regards to dredging assistance for the Town of Fenwick Island.  You can also fill out the dredging petition and return to Karin Lakin […]




Rip Currents

With the approaching Hurricane Gert off the shore of Fenwick Island tonight through tomorrow, heavy rip currents are expected. Below is a link to an informational video to help increase public awareness of rip currents and provide information on what to do if caught in a rip current.         Rip Current Video Stay safe while at […]




Organizational Meeting

The Organizational Meeting of the Town Council was held on August 15th. Congratulations to Gene Langan, Julie Lee, Richard Mais, and Roy Williams who were sworn in for another 2-year term. Officers for the 2017-2018 Council: Mayor – Gene Langan Vice Mayor – Richard Mais Treasurer – Gardner Bunting Secretary – Bernie Merritt Council Member […]




Hurricane Preparedness

This is just a reminder that we are well into Hurricane Season and we’ve already had a number of named storms in the Gulf of Mexico.  Below are some resources to help prepare for hurricane season.  With any luck we won’t need them, but it’s always better to be safe than sorry! Hurricane Preparedness Pet Preparedness Tips Red Cross […]