May 6, 2015

Monthly Chapter Meeting May 12th

Monthly Chapter Meeting

May 12th – 6:30 PM – Lewes Public Library, Lewes DE

We will be holding our monthly chapter meeting to plan for the coming summer events and outfall response, appeals process, and logistics.

All members and non-members are welcome

May 6, 2015

Public Hearing on Ocean Outfall Pipe Vote

Where:  Rehoboth City Hall, Commissioners Room, 229 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE
When:   Friday, May 15 at 7:00pm
There will be a public hearing by the Rehoboth Beach Mayor and Commissioners on setting the date for the referendum where we can vote on borrowing the money to build the ocean outfall pipe. Please attend and urge then to vote no on holding the referendum. All Sussex County Residents are being asked to contribute towards this ocean outfall pipe for the sewage treatment plant. If you don’t want it come out an speak! There will be a comment period at the meeting.
Sussex County is funding 40% of this project.  Even if you do not live within the City limits, but live in Sussex County, this issue affects you.

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April 21, 2015

Rehoboth to ask voters for $71 million

Council approves outfall loan
By Ryan Mavity | Apr 21, 2015

Article can be found on

DOVER — Rehoboth Beach officials will ask voters to approve borrowing $71 million to pay for the proposed ocean outfall and City Hall projects. While a referendum is expected to take place in June, opponents of the outfall say it is not a done deal yet.

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April 8, 2015

April 19th – Earth Day Clean Up

Earth Day Clean Up

April 19th -9:00 AM – Cape Henelopen, Naval Jetty


April 8, 2015

April 9th – Delaware Premier of Ocean Frontiers II

Delaware Premier of Ocean Frontiers II

April 9th – 6:30PM – Movies at Midway

Join us for the Delaware premier of this beautiful documentary at the Midway Movie Theater on Route One.
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April 8, 2015

Chapter nominations and elections on April 14th!

Surfrider Delaware is holding chapter nominations and elections on April 14th for Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary at the Lewes Library.

ballot-boxDelaware Chapter Nominations and Elections
April 14, 2015
@ the Lewes Library – upstairs
Lewes Public Library is located at 111 Adams Ave Lewes, DE 19958

February 27, 2015

Delaware Surfriders appeal Rehoboth outfall decision

Cooper not surprised by action
By Ryan Mavity | Feb 27, 2015

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REHOBOTH BEACH — The Delaware chapter of the Surfrider Foundation has appealed Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary David Small’s decision to approve Rehoboth Beach’s ocean outfall project.

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February 26, 2015

Outfall Pipe Decision Appealed by Surfrider

For absolutely no reason, this news report on the Chapter’s Outfall Pipe Appeal comes to you…from a helicopter.

The Chapter is appealing DNREC’s January 5th decision that accepted the findings of the Environmental Impact Statement, EIS, for the proposed Rehoboth Beach Outfall pipe.
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February 25, 2015

Rehoboth set to borrow $58 million

Voters must approve spending plan

By Ryan Mavity | Feb 16, 2015
Article can be found on
Rehoboth Beach officials are planning to hold a spring referendum to allow city officials to borrow  money for a new City Hall complex and for the proposed ocean outfall project.

REHOBOTH BEACH — Rehoboth Beach voters will likely go to the polls in April or May to vote on a referendum to pay for the proposed ocean outfall and an upgraded City Hall.

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February 25, 2015

Rehoboth ocean outfall study appealed

Molly Murray, The News Journal 11:28 a.m. EST February 24, 2015

When Rehoboth Beach officials looked for land for an alternative disposal site for their municipal sewerage, the coastal real estate market was booming.

They contacted landowner, after landowner and found no one tilling to sell.

So the city proceeded with a proposal to build an ocean outfall, a plan that was supported as the best option in an environmental impact statement recently approved by state environmental officials.

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