CHAPTER 176 - CHESWOLD

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 153 OF VOLUME 36, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 149 OF VOLUME 29, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED 'AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF CHESWOLD"' BY CHANGING THE HOURS FOR HOLDING THE ANNUAL ELECTION, DEFINING QUALIFIED VOTERS THEREAT, AND BY INCREASING THE AMOUNT AUTHORIZED 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 members elected to each branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. That Chapter 153 of Volume 36, Laws of Delaware, entitled "An Act to Amend Chapter 149, Volume 29, Laws of Delaware, entitled 'An Act to Reincorporate the Town of Cheswold' ", be amended by repealing all of Section 5 thereof and inserting in lieu thereof a new paragraph to be styled Section 5 as follows:

Section 5. That the commissioners herein provided for, and their successors in office, shall at their first stated meeting in each year determine the amount of tax to be raised in said town for that year, not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), including tax on real and personal property and poll tax, but excluding exonerations and commissions for collections, and shall appoint one or more assessors who may or may not be of their number to make an assessment of persons and property in said town and shall appoint a collector and treasurer.

Approved April 19, 1945.