CHAPTER 260

AUTHORIZING LEVY COURT OF SUSSEX COUNTY TO DRAIN DITCHES

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE LEVY COURT OF SUSSEX COUNTY TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ($10,000.00) TO BE EXPENDED FOR THE PURCHASE OF MACHINERY AND/OR EQUIPMENT TO BE USED IN DRAINAGE OF DITCHES IN SUSSEX COUNTY AND GIVING THE LEVY COURT OF SUSSEX COUNTY POWER AND AUTHORITY TO MAKE CONTRACTS FOR USE OF SAME IN SAID COUNTY.

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

Section 1. The Levy Court of Sussex County is hereby authorized to appropriate and expend a sum of money not exceeding Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) for the purchase of machinery and/or equipment to be used in clearing banks, removing obstructions, straightening, cleaning out and draining ditches in Sussex County.

Section 2. The said Levy Court is authorized and empowered to enter into agreements with persons, departments, agencies, boards and commissions of the State government for the use of said machinery by such persons, departments, agencies, boards or commissions of the State government for the purposes stated in Section 1 hereof, and to receive rentals for the use of said machinery.

Section 3. The said Levy Court when fully repaid for the moneys expended for the machinery described herein is hereby authorized and empowered to sell and dispose of such machinery.

Section 4. The Levy Court of Sussex County is hereby authorized and empowered to also enter into an agreement for the sale of the machinery purchased as aforesaid with any per son, department, agency, board or commission of the State government for the sale of such machinery under an arrangement whereby the rental agreed upon for the use of the machinery and received by the Levy Court shall be considered part payment on the purchase price of such machinery so that when the said Levy Court has been fully repaid under such an agreement for the money by it expended, the title to the machinery will be vested in the department, agency, board or commission of the State government making such rental payments under an agreement for purchase described herein.

Approved April 9, 1947.