CHAPTER 190 - NEWARK - GRANTING POWER TO ACQUIRE ADDITIONAL LAND

AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND EMPOWERING "THE COUNCIL OF NEWARK" TO ACQUIRE BY PURCHASE AND/ OR CONDEMNATION PROCEEDINGS ADDITIONAL LAND, EITHER WITHIN OR WITHOUT THE BOUNDARIES OF SAID TOWN, FOR THE IMPROVEMENT AND/OR CONSTRUCTION OF ADDITIONS TO THE WATER AND/OR SEWER SYSTEMS OF SAID TOWN.

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

SECTION 1. That "The Council of Newark" a Municipal Corporation of the State of Delaware, is hereby authorized and empowered, at any time and/or times after the passage of this Act, and whenever it shall deem it necessary or expedient to obtain or acquire private property or lands for the purpose of the improvement and/or construction of an addition or additions to the Water and/or Sewer Systems of said Town, either within the boundaries of said town or without such boundaries to a distance not exceeding three miles, to acquire title to such property or land by agreement with the owner or owners thereof. If the said "The Council of Newark" fails to reach an agreement with the owner or owners of such property as it may believe necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act, it shall proceed to acquire such property or lands in the same manner and subject to the same conditions and proceedings as are prescribed and fully set forth in an Act, entitled "An Act to re-incorporate the Town of Newark" passed at Dover, April 21, 1887, Being Chapter 175, Volume 18, Laws of Delaware, and all Acts amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto for condemning and taking land for the purpose of laying out, opening, extending or widening of any street, road, lane or alley in the said Town of Newark.

Approved April 24, 1945.