Board of Commissioner Appointments

At the Board of Commissioners Quarterly meeting on Friday October 12, the following appointments were made: Kate Lyons-43 Pine Reach-Tree Committee Lee Raesly-57 Pine Reach-Tree Committee Henry DeWitt-55 Fields End-(reappointment) Tree Committee Lynda Hertrich-52 Rolling Road-Environmental Review Committee  




Joni Reich Re-elected Mayor of Henlopen Acres

At the Board of Commissioners Organizational Meeting on Friday September 7, 2018 Joni Reich was unanimously re-elected Mayor of Henlopen Acres.  The following appointments were also made: President Pro-Tempore- Commissioner Frank Jamison Treasurer-Commissioner Tim Hidell Secretary-Commissioner Paddy Richards Assistant Secretary-Town Manager Thomas Roth




No Town Election for 2018

With the closing of the declaration period on Friday July 13, only two persons have filed their intent to be candidates for the two vacant offices on the Board of Commissioners Andrew Brittingham and Beatrix Richards Therefore, in accordance with the Town Charter and State Code, they are deemed elected and there will not be […]




Board Of Commissioner Appointments

At the Board of Commissioner meeting on Friday July 13 the following appointments were made: Jeffrey Jacobs-24 Rolling Road-was appointed to the Board of Adjustment and Audit Committee Thomas Rinker-99 Tidewaters-was appointed to the Audit Committee      




Town Mourns Passing of Mayor David Lyons

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the sudden passing of our Mayor David Lyons. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Cate and sons David Jr. and Tim and his mother Mary Jane Lyons.   Thomas A. Roth, Town Manager




Tree Committee Accomplishments for 2017

As Henlopen Acres residents and property owners are aware, the Town takes great pride in our extensive and diverse tree canopy.  We have a very active and passionate Tree Committee who has had a productive 2017.  Some of their accomplishments are: The Town was notified by the State Forest Service that Henlopen Acres will be […]




Upcoming Town Hall Closings-2018

Town Hall will be closed the following days:   Monday November 12, 2018 in observance of Veteran’s Day Monday December 24 and Tuesday December 25 for the Christmas Holiday Tuesday January 1, 2019 for New Years Day            




Welcome to the Town of Henlopen Acres, Delaware!

The Town of Henlopen Acres, Delaware, is located in eastern Sussex County. It is one of the smallest incorporated towns of Delaware bordered by the City of Rehoboth Beach, the Rehoboth and Lewes Canal and the Atlantic Ocean. The town is currently comprised of 219 parcels covering 123 acres or 0.27 square miles. Col. Wilbur […]




Board of Commissioners elected Joni Reich as Mayor

At a Special meeting on Friday May 4, 2018 the Board of Commissioners unanimously elected Joni Reich as the next Mayor of Henlopen Acres.  Mayor Reich has been a Commissioner and Town Treasurer since 2014 .  The Board, staff and residents are excited to work with Mayor Reich.




Arbor Day 2018

Henlopen Acres celebrated Arbor Day, April 27, 2018, by planting a Dogwood tree in honor of Mayor David Lyons




Changes in Town Construction Limitations

At  the Commissioners Quarterly meeting on January 12, 2018 the Commissioners adopted an Ordinance to Amend Chapter 43-Building Construction that in addition to the limitations on construction already established, further prohibits pile driving between Memorial Day and Labor Day.