CHAPTER 74

APPROPRIATION - SOIL CONSERVATION COMMISSION FOR CLEANING AND DRAINAGE OF POCOMOKE RIVER IN SUSSEX COUNTY

AN ACT APPROPRIATING CERTAIN MONIES TO THE STATE SOIL CONSERVATION COMMISSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF CLEANING OUT AND DRAINAGE OF THE POCOMOKE RIVER IN SUSSEX COUNTY.

WHEREAS, there exists a necessity to clean out and drain the Pocomoke River drainage system in Sussex County; and

WHEREAS, the land-owners adjacent to and near said waters have, together with others, agreed to contribute funds for said purpose but are unable to provide sufficient monies to pay the total costs thereof; Now, Therefore,

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That there is hereby appropriated to the State Soil Conservation Commission the sum of Twenty-five Hundred Dollars ($2500.00) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and the sum of Twenty-five Hundred Dollars ($2500.00) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, for the purpose of contributing to the costs of cleaning out and draining the Pocomoke River drainage system in Sussex County.

Section 2. That the money hereby appropriated shall be paid to the State Soil Conservation Commission by the State Treasurer from time to time upon certification to him by the Board of Soil District Supervisors of the Soil Conservation District of Sussex County that it has collected or received from the Pocomoke Drainage Corporation, a specified sum of money to be used on said project. The State Treasurer shall make payment to said State Soil Conservation Commission on the basis of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) for each One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) so certified to him by said Board of Soil District Supervisors of The Soil Conservation District of Sussex County as having been by it collected or received from the Pocomoke River Drainage Corporation. The sums from time to time paid to said State Soil Conservation Commission shall be turned over by that body to the Soil Conservation District of Sussex County to be expended for the purposes set forth in this Act.

Section 3. For the purposes of this Act, The Levy Court of Sussex County is hereby authorized and directed to appropriate to the Soil Conservation District of Sussex County the sum of Twenty-five Hundred Dollars ($2500.00) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and the sum of Twenty-five Hundred Dollars for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, to be used and expended for the purpose of contributing to the costs of cleaning out and draining the Pocomoke River drainage system in Sussex County.

Section 4. That The Levy Court of Sussex County shall pay to the Soil Conservation District of Sussex County from time to time upon certification to them by the Board of Soil District Supervisors of the Soil Conservation District of Sussex County that it has collected or received from the Pocomoke Drainage Corporation, a specified sum of money to be used on said project. The Levy Court of Sussex County shall make payment to said Soil Conservation District of Sussex County on the basis of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) for each One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) so certified to them by said Board of Soil District Supervisors of The Soil Conservation District of Sussex County as having been collected or received from the Pocomoke River Drainage Corporation. The sums from time to time paid to said Soil Conservation District of Sussex County shall be expended for purposes set forth in this Act.

Section 5. This Act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the moneys hereby appropriated in Section 1 of this Act shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved March 24, 1947.