CHAPTER 147 - THE CITY OF WILMINGTON - DEFINING THE BOUNDARIES OF THE NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN TAX DISTRICTS

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL. OF WILMINGTON BY MORE SPECIFICALLY DEFINING THE BOUNDARIES OF THE NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN TAX DISTRICTS OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF WILMINGTON.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two-thirds of all the members elected to each House concurring therein):

SECTION 1. Whenever in the Statutes and Laws relating to the assessment and collection of taxes by The Mayor and Council of Wilmington the terms "Northern District" or "Southern District" are used, such terms shall be construed to mean those portions of the City of Wilmington specifically defined as follows:

NORTHERN DISTRICT. All of the City of Wilmington lying to the north of the center line of Sixth Street, as said street is now laid out on the maps of the City of Wilmington, and extending from thence easterly by a prolongation of said center line by the same course to a point where said center line so prolonged and extended shall intersect the mean low water mark of the Delaware River on the easterly side thereof, and being the easterly boundary line of The Mayor and Council of Wilmington; and extending westerly along said center line of Sixth Street to a point where said center line intersects the center line of Grove Street; thence northerly along said center line of Grove Street to the center line of Swarthmore Road; thence westerly along the center line of Swarthmore Road to the intersection of said center line, or any prolongation thereof, with the westerly boundary line of The Mayor and Council of Wilmington.

SOUTHERN DISTRICT: All that portion of the City of Wilmington lying to the south of the line specifically defined in the foregoing paragraph.

SECTION 2. All Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent with the foregoing are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency, or, as the case may be, shall be construed as amended so that the said Northern and Southern Districts shall be bounded and described as above defined.

Approved April 14, 1941.