CHAPTER 58 - APPROPRIATION TO STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF A PORTION OF THE COSTS BY THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN IMPROVED INLET INTO THE INDIAN RIVER AND REHOBOTH BAYS.

WHEREAS, by virtue of the authority of an Act of the General Assembly of the State of Delaware, entitled "An Act providing for the payment of a portion of the cost by the State Highway Department of the construction of an improved inlet into the Indian River and Rehoboth Bays," approved Apra 18, 1935, being Chapter 67, Volume 40, Laws of Delaware. There was appropriated to the credit of the State Highway Department the sum of One Hundred and Ten Thousand Dollars ($110,000.00), of which said sum the Levy Court of Sussex County, Delaware, did deposit to the credit of the State Highway Department the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000 00). Said sum or sums to be used for the construction of an inlet, jetties, approaches and/or other necessary works incident to the project to be located between the Atlantic Ocean and Indian River and Rehoboth Bay. Said construction to be under the supervision of the United States Engineering Department.

AND WHEREAS, said sum or sums appropriated to the State Highway Department along with the Federal Grant is insufficient to pay the cost for the proposed construction.

AND WHEREAS, the Federal Government is willing to increase the Federal Grant for the completion of the proposed project conditioned upon the payment of an additional Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00) by the State of Delaware to the credit of the State Highway Department. Said additional sum to be used to complete the proposed project.

Therefore be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That there is hereby appropriated to the State Highway Department, of the State of Delaware, the sum of Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00) for the purpose of constructing an inlet, jetties, approaches and/or other necessary work incident to the project to be located between the Atlantic Ocean and Indian River and Rehoboth Bay. The said sum to be appropriated out of the funds to the credit of the State of Delaware in a Special Fund, at the Farmers Bank of the State of Delaware, at Dover, as provided by Chapter 18 of Volume 40, Laws of Delaware, as amended.

Section 2. The said appropriation mentioned in Section 1 is in addition to the appropriation provided by Chapter 67, Volume 40, Laws of Delaware.

Approved May 18, 1937.