News Briefs 10/27/20

October 27, 2020
Clear Space Theatre appeal set to begin

Rehoboth Beach commissioners have scheduled a special meeting for 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 29, to consider and decide on motions to dismiss regarding the appeals of site-plan approvals for Clear Space Theatre Company’s Rehoboth Avenue location. No public comment will be allowed.

Meeting materials are accessible at For more information, call 302-227-6181.

Lewes Board of Public Works meets Oct. 28

The Lewes Board of Public Works will meet virtually at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28. The group will consider a resolution authorizing the BPW to pursue water service for the approved Tower Hill major subdivision on New Road.

Officials will also consider a resolution authorizing General Manager Darrin Gordon to transfer funds for the purchase of the Jones Farm property at the corner of Kings Highway and Clay Road.

The BPW is jointly purchasing the property with Sussex County and the City of Lewes. Sussex and the BPW are contributing $2 million each, while Lewes is adding $1.5 million.

Also on the agenda for discussion are easements for utilities on Savannah Road, an agreement with the Department of Transportation for stormwater improvements on Coleman Avenue and the financial impact of a water/sewer project on Cedar Street.

A link to the meeting can be found at

Lewes floodplain subcommittee to meet

The Lewes Planning Commission’s Floodplain Subcommittee will meet virtually at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28.

The group will continue to discuss items related to floodplain regulations. A link to the meeting can be found at

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