Slaughter Beach Delaware

"A Horseshoe Crab Sanctuary"

A Certified Wildlife Habitat Community

Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey Times and Training Session Set

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

2018 Annual Slaughter Beach Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey Volunteer Training Session Saturday, April 14, 2018 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Marvel Drive Slaughter Beach   Since 1990, surveys have been conducted of horseshoe crabs spawning in Delaware Bay. Despite the horseshoe crab’s importance to the ecology of the Delaware Bay, little is known about its population […]

Special Town Council Meeting 3/28/18

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Subject: Special Town Council Meeting When: Wednesday, 3/28/2018 @ 7:00 PM There will be a special meeting of the Slaughter Beach Town Council for discussion and possible action to approve a Town of Slaughter Beach resolution authorizing the Town of Slaughter Beach to enter into a water service agreement and accompanying right-of-way agreement with Artesian […]

Comprehensive Land Use Plan Draft

Date Posted: Monday, February 26th, 2018

Town’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan Draft Delaware law requires that municipalities engage in comprehensive planning activities to encourage “the most appropriate uses of the physical and fiscal resources of the municipality and the coordination of municipal growth, development, and infrastructure investment actions with those of other municipalities, counties and the State.”  This plan was written […]

Comprehensive Land Use Plan

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

   The Town Council invites you to participate in a review and discussion of the Town’s Comprehensive Land use Plan we are currently in the midst of updating. This meeting to be held at 6:00 PM on 11/13/2017 at the upstairs of the fire hall.  Regards Slaughter Beach Town Council

July 4th/Labor Day Regatta Results and Recap

Date Posted: Thursday, September 21st, 2017

 Additional Pictures, by Beck Craft, of the Regatta can be found here. All So this year was a first for our July 4th regatta and festivities: We tried to hold it on July 4th, but storms rolled in and we had to postpone until the 5th. The tides were not with us, so we only […]

Delaware’s 2017 Coastal Cleanup, another year another haul

Date Posted: Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Delaware’s 2017 Coastal Cleanup Nice article in the State News about Coastal Cleanup here. Thanks to all who came and helped clean the beach.  DNREC celebrates 30th anniversary of Delaware Coastal Cleanup at Slaughter Beach event   Mayor Ward welcomes guests.  Secretary Garvin and Mayor Ward set to pick up trash          

Resiliency Workshop

Date Posted: Monday, July 24th, 2017

Saturday, July 22nd, The Town of Slaughter Beach held a town wide meeting and lunch at Memorial Fire Co. Attended by approximately 50 residents, the town council and representatives from DELDOT, DNREC, Memorial Fire Co., DEMA and SEU. The purpose was to roll up the results and inform the town how their input was executed […]

Election Results

Date Posted: Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Thank you to all our candidates who ran in this year’s election and thank you to all who voted.  Also a big thank you to our Board of Election and Poll Workers who made the election possible.  Harry Ward and Rebecca Craft Ed.d will serve two year terms.  Below are the results: Harry Ward – 132 […]

Resilient Community Day Public Workshop

Date Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017

Resilient Community Day Public Workshop Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Slaughter Beach Fire Hall Learn how the Town of Slaughter Beach can manage risks from flooding and extreme heat. Prepare today for tomorrow’s hazards! Find out how the Resilient Community Partnership is improving the capacity to plan for and recover from hazardous events in […]

Proud Parents

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

For the third year in a row, Dawn and Willy had eggs successfully hatch.  This year they have produced two chicks.  The chicks will be tagged short.