CHAPTER 107 - LEVY COURT OF KENT COUNT AUTHORIZED TO SELL CERTAIN LANDS KNOWN AS THE "COUNTY FARM"

AN ACT AUTHORIZING, EMPOWERING AND DIRECTING THE LEVY COURT OF KENT COUNTY TO SELL AND EXECUTE A PROPER DEED CONVEYING A FEE SIMPLE TITLE TO ALL OF THAT CERTAIN TRACT, PIECE AND PARCEL OF LAND SITUATED ON BOTH SIDES OF THE PUBLIC ROAD LEADING FROM WYOMING TO HAZLETTVILLE IN KENT COUNTY AND STATE OF DELAWARE, TOGETHER WITH THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON AND KNOWN AS THE "COUNTY FARM".

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

Section 1. That the Levy Court of Kent County be and the same is hereby authorized and empowered to sell at public auction all that certain farm, tract, piece and parcel of land lying on both sides of the public road leading from Wyoming to Hazlettville in Kent County and State of Delaware, together with the improvements thereon, known as the "County Farm", first in two or more tracts and then as a whole, and whichever method shall bring the greater price, is the one that shall prevail, provided, however, that the sale of said "County Farm" or any part thereof, so affected, shall be made expressly subject to the use, occupancy and operation of that portion of said farm now utilized by the United States Government for a Civil Conservation Camp, so long as said United States Government shall actively utilize said portion of land for said purpose or any allied purpose incident thereto, reserving, however, unto the said Levy Court of Kent County the right to accept or reject any and all bids made at said public sale.

Section 2. The Levy Court of Kent County shall be and the same is hereby authorized and empowered to arrange for a survey of said farm, so that same may be properly divided and advertised by said Levy Court.

Section 3. The Levy Court of Kent County shall be and the same is hereby authorized and empowered to execute and deliver unto the purchaser or purchasers of said "County Firm" or any part thereof a legal deed, conveying unto the said purchaser or purchasers a good, marketable, and fee simple title to said "County Farm" or any part thereof together with any improvements thereon, free and clear of any and all liens and encumbrances.

Section 4. The Deed or Deeds of Conveyance to be delivered in connection with the sale of said "County Farm" or any part thereof, together with any improvements thereon shall be in the name of "The Levy Court of Kent County" of the State of Delaware, party of the first part, and shall be executed for and on behalf of said "The Levy Court of Kent County" by the President thereof, attested by the Clerk of the Peace and notarized by a Notary Public of the State of Delaware.

Section 5. Any and all monies to be derived from the sale of said "County Farm" or any part thereof together with any improvements thereon shall be deposited to the General Fund of the Levy Court of Kent County, and expended therefrom by said court in the usual manner.

Approved May 8, 1941.