AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED, "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF LAUREL", BEING CHAP- TER 164, VOLUME 29, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED BY CHAPTER 168, VOLUME 43, LAWS OF DELAWARE, BY AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF LAUREL TO RAISE BY TAXATION A SUM NOT IN EXCESS OF THIRTY-FOUR THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR GENERAL EXPENSES AND AN ADDITIONAL ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF LAUREL WITH THE CONSENT OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT TO APPLY THE ADDITIONAL SUM OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS TO THE REDEMPTION OF MUNICIPAL BONDS.
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 House concurring therein):
Section 1. That the Act entitled, "An Act to reincorporate the Town of Laurel", being Chapter 164, Volume 29, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 168, Volume 43, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out all of paragraph twenty-two (22) of Section 6 of said Chapter and by inserting in lieu thereof the following:
(22) To make general assessments of property not exempt from taxation for public purposes in said Town and assess and collect taxes, licenses, poll taxes and fines for municipal uses and purposes, provided, that in no year shall the said "Mayor and Council of Laurel" raise a sum by taxation in excess of Thirty-four Thousand Dollars ($34,000.00), for the general expenses of the said Town of Laurel, and an additional sum not to exceed the sum of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), the same to be appropriated and paid over to the Fire Department of said Town of Laurel, for the purpose of keeping the equipment of said Fire Department in proper repair and efficiency and adding to the same from time to time as necessity may arise; provided, however, "The Mayor and Council of Laurel", may with the consent of the Fire ,Department of the Town of Laurel apply said additional sum, raised by taxation and. authorized to be paid over to the; fire company of the Town of Laurel for the redemption of municipal bonds of said Town.
Approved April 7, 1947.