CHAPTER 153 - CITIES AND TOWNS—BETHANY BEACH

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 212, VOLUME 25, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1909, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF BETHANY BEACH AND GIVE IT AUTHORITY TO ISSUE BONDS", PROVIDING FOR THE ELECTION OF TOWN COMMISSIONERS AND INCREASING THE AMOUNT TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION.

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 branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. That Section 4 of Chapter 212, Volume 25, Laws of Delaware, 1909, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out the word "twenty" where it occurs in the twenty-sixth line of said Section and by inserting in lieu thereof the word "thirty".

Section 2. That Section 4 of Chapter 212, Volume 25, Laws of Delaware, 1909, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out the period where it occurs after the word "election" in the thirty-sixth line of said Section and by inserting in lieu thereof a comma and adding the following language:

"and who shall not have filed with the Secretary of the Town Commissioners at least eleven days before said election his name to be voted upon at said election for Commissioner. The said Secretary of the Town Commissioners shall not less than ten days preceding the date of election, post as hereinbefore provided for the posting of notices of election, the names of all persons filed as candidates for the office of Commissioner of said Town."

Section 3. That Section 12 of Chapter 212, Volume 25, Laws of Delaware, 1909, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing all of Section 12 as it appears in said Act and by inserting in lieu thereof a new Section 12, as follows:

Section 12. For the purpose of raising money for the general purposes of said Town, the Commissioners of said Town be and they hereby are authorized and empowered to levy and collect by taxation not exceeding Four Thousand Five Hundred ($4500.00) Dollars in any one year on all assessable real estate within the limits of said Town.

Approved March 12, 1941.