CHAPTER 183 - CITIES AND TOWNS—ST. GEORGES

AN ACT TO REPEAL THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF ST. GEORGES, ENTITLED: "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF ST. GEORGES, IN NEW CASTLE COUNTY", BEING CHAPTER 227, VOLUME 27, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AND PROVIDING FOR THE FINAL SETTLEMENT OF THE AFFAIRS OF THE SAID CORPORATION.

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 thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. That the Charter of the Town of St. Georges, a municipal corporation of the State of Delaware, being Chapter 227, Volume 27, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby repealed, and the said corporation is hereby discontinued.

Section 2. That the alderman and councilmen in office at the date of the approval of this Act shall be and they are hereby created a Board of Trustees for the purpose of winding up the affairs of the said corporation. The said Board of Trustees shall have the usual and customary powers of Trustees, including the power to sue and be sued, to hold title to the property of said Town, and to sell said property upon such terms and conditions as may seem advisable to them. A majority vote of said Board shall be controlling. The said Trustees shall have the power to collect any Town taxes or assessments or other credits due the said Town at the time of the approval of this Act. The said Board of Trustees shall continue for the period of two (2) years from the date of the approval of this Act, at the end of which time they shall turn over to the Levy Court of New Castle County all property of every nature whatsoever then in their hands; provided, however, that nothing herein contained shall be construed to bar any action, suit or proceeding against said Town or said Board of Trustees unless the same has been barred by limitations provided by general law. The said Levy Court shall dispose of any such property, turned over to it as aforesaid, in such manner as the said Court shall deem best, and any and all proceeds derived therefrom shall become a part of the general fund of New Castle County.

Approved May 13, 1941.