CHAPTER 237 - STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

AN ACT EMPOWERING THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE FOR AN ADEQUATE FLOW OF WATER IN SILVER LAKE, AT OR NEAR THE TOWN OF REHOBOTH, SUSSEX COUNTY, DELAWARE, AND TO REGULATE THE WATER LEVEL THEREIN.

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

Section 1. The State Highway Department is hereby authorized and directed to perform such work as shall be necessary to provide for an adequate flow of water in Silver Lake, at or near the Town of Rehoboth, Sussex County, Delaware, and to regulate the water level therein, for the purpose of protecting game and fish, the elimination of breeding spots for mosquitoes, and the restoration of said lake to its former state of natural beauty.

Section 2. The sum of Twenty-five Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00), or so much thereof as shall be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of the State Highway Fund for such purposes and the State Treasurer is hereby directed to pay upon proper vouchers drawn by the State Highway Department on the State Highway Fund such amounts as may be expended not exceeding in the aggregate the sum of Twenty-five Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00).

Approved April 26, 1937.