CHAPTER 29 - APPROPRIATION - REPAIRS AT BETHANY BEACH

AN ACT DIRECTING THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO REPAIR AND REPLACE THE DAMAGE TO THE BEACH AND BOARDWALK IN OR OPPOSITE THE TOWN OF BETHANY BEACH, IN SUSSEX COUNTY, DELAWARE, CAUSED BY THE STORM OCCURING IN SEPTEMBER OF 1944 AND APPROPRIATING MONEY THEREFOR.

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, empowered and directed to erect a new boardwalk in or adjacent to the Town of Bethany Beach, in Sussex County, Delaware. That the exact location of said boardwalk shall be determined by the Commissioners of Bethany Beach and the materials used therein and the manner of erecting said boardwalk shall be determined by said Commissioners. The said State Highway Department is authorized, empowered and directed to erect, build, replace, rebuild and repair such groins and jetties along the Beach opposite and adjacent to said Town, and to make such other replacements, repairs or build or erect any other installations as in the judgment of said Department as may be necessary to protect said Beach from erosions by the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

Section 2. A sum not in excess of Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000.00) is hereby appropriated for such purpose and the State Treasurer is hereby directed to pay the same upon proper vouchers drawn from time to time by the State Highway Department for the purposes hereinbefore set forth.

Section 3. That the said State Highway Department shall without delay proceed promptly to carry into effect the purposes of this Act and the said sum hereby appropriated shall remain available for said purposes until the purposes of this Act have been fully carried into effect.

Section 4. This Act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the moneys hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Funds of the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved April 5, 1945.