Rehoboth Beach Names New City Manager

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Rehoboth Beach Commissioners have announced that Taylour Tedder, the City Manager at Boulder City, Nevada, will be the new city manager. City Commissioners say Tedder brings impressive credentials and has over a decade of local government experience. Tedder’s tentative start date in Rehoboth Beach is May 15th. Additional information from the City of Rehoboth Beach:…

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City of Rehoboth Beach Increases Parking, Rental Tax Rates

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The Rehoboth Beach Board of Commissioners this week voted unanimously to raise the hourly parking meter rate, parking permit fees, and the rental tax rate. Commissioners adopted a citywide seasonal meter parking rate of $4/hour, up from $3/hour. Parking permit fees were increased approximately 30% across the board. Permit fees for the 2024 season, May…

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Rehoboth Beach Roadwork & Comfort Station Update

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Design work by DelDOT to repave Rehoboth Avenue from the traffic circle to the Bandstand has taken longer than expected – but should be completed by the end of this year. However – the paving will not happen until after Labor Day. The project does include some areas outside of the city – which will…

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Rehoboth Beach Appoints New City Solicitor

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City of Rehoboth Beach commissioners have appointed Alexander “Alex” Burns as the new city solicitor. Burns was appointed during a special meeting earlier this week on November 6th. Burns is an associate attorney with the law firm Baird Mandalas Brockstedt and Federico, LLC, which has offices in Lewes, Dover, Wilmington, and Maryland. Burns replaces Glenn…

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Public hearing in Rehoboth Beach Related to City’s Abandonment of Eastern-most Portion of Baltimore Avenue– Scheduled for Tomorrow, September 29th

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The City of Rehoboth Beach is issuing a statement of explanation related to the public hearing scheduled at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow. The public hearing relates to the city’s abandonment of the eastern-most portion of Baltimore Avenue for construction of the new beach patrol/comfort station facility. The meeting will take place in the City Hall Commissioners Room,…

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UPDATED: Rehoboth Beach City Manager to Resign in November

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UPDATED – 09/22/23 – City Manager Laurence Christian will leave his position on November 3rd. While the City Commissioners discuss how to move forward with a search for a new city manager – current Assistant City Manager, Evan Miller, will take on the interim city manager responsibilities beginning on November 4th. He served in the…

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Rehoboth Beach Election Deadlines on the Horizon

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Deadlines related to the City of Rehoboth Beach’s August 12th municipal election are on the horizon. Two commissioner posts and the mayor’s position will be on the ballot. The deadline for candidates to file a petition to run is 4:30 pm Monday, June 5th. Nominating petitions may be obtained by contacting elections@cityofrehoboth.com or calling 302-227-6181, ext. 159.…

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Rehoboth Commissioners to Hold Public Hearing on Amending City Code Related to Special Exceptions and Variances Granted by the BOA

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A public hearing will be held April 21st to offer input as the Rehoboth Commissioners consider amending the City Code relating to the expiration of special exceptions and variances granted by the Board of Adjustment. Currently a special exception or variance expires if the applicant fails to obtain a building permit or fails to change…

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Rehoboth Beach Tree Ready for Lighting on Friday

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Rehoboth Beach’s tree is in place and ready for Friday’s tree lighting and Holiday Sing-Along which will begin at 6:30pm at the bandstand. The tree was donated by Dean and Debbie Smith of Rehoboth Beach, who planted the tree in August of 2002. This year’s Christmas tree is a 30-foot, 2,000-pound green giant arborvitae and…

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New City Manager Coming to Rehoboth Beach

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A new City Manager for Rehoboth Beach. After a six-month search the City Commissioners, during a special meeting Tuesday, have appointed retired U-S Army officer Laurence Christian as the next city manager. After a 23 year career in the US Army, Christian has been the city manager for Bethel Park, Pennsylvania for the past three…

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Outdoor Dining Spaces in Rehoboth Beach Removal Deadline Nov 1

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All expanded outdoor dining spaces on public and private properties in the City of Rehoboth Beach – except those on private property allowed under an approved permit of compliance – must be removed as of November 1st. Interim City Manager Evan Miller says the city is committed to supporting the restaurants and other businesses. Restaurants…

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Rehoboth Beach Introduces New Text Notification System

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Rehoboth Beach has developed a new text / email alert service for subscribers to be kept in the know about local weather-related cancellations or closures, watermain repairs or other developments that are out of the ordinary.The new Rehoboth Beach Beacon alert system replaces the CodeRED system. Subscribers to the CodeRED system must register with the…

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Rehoboth Beach Invites Public Comment On Comprehensive Development Plan

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Rehoboth Beach is inviting comments through this Thursday January 13th on a Comprehensive Development Draft Plan. (re-sharing an earlier story from December) The city began the process of updating the 2010 Comprehensive Development Plan in 2018. Disruptions such as the COVID-19 pandemic have delayed the project. The Comprehensive Development Plan outlines goals and policies regarding…

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Rehoboth Beach Releases Comprehensive Development Draft Plan, Invites Comments

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Rehoboth Beach is inviting comments on a Comprehensive Development Draft Plan. The city began the process of updating the 2010 Comprehensive Development Plan in 2018. Disruptions such as the COVID-19 pandemic have delayed the project. The Comprehensive Development Plan outlines goals and policies regarding future growth and management of resources, and it is required by…

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