CHAPTER 284

AUTHORIZING LAUREL SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO CONSTRUCT AND REPAIR BUILDINGS

AN ACT TO ENABLE THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE LAUREL SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO USE CERTAIN SCHOOL FUNDS IN THE STATE TREASURY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO THE CREDIT OF SAID DISTRICT FOR THE ERECTION, REPAIR AND/OR LEASING OF BUILDINGS FOR THE USE OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN SAID DISTRICT TO RELIEVE OVERCROWDED CONDITIONS.

WHEREAS, there is available in the Treasury of the State of Delaware to the credit of the Laurel Special School District in Sussex County the sum of Eighty-four Thousand Six Hundred Fifty-seven Dollars and Four Cents ($84,657.04) for school building purposes; and

WHEREAS, said sum was raised by bond issue after a referendum vote by the voters of the Laurel Special School District for the purpose of erecting certain school buildings in said District; and

WHEREAS, the said sum is insufficient to erect the type of building for which it was originally raised; and

WHEREAS, there is great need in the Laurel Special School District for a building or buildings that will serve the emergency purpose of relieving present overcrowded conditions in the Laurel Special School District, and which can be later used when permanent additions to the Laurel School plant are provided; Now, Therefore,

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

Section 1. That the Board of Education of the Laurel Special School District be authorized and empowered to use the said sum of Eighty-four Thousand Six Hundred Fifty-seven Dollars and Four Cents ($84,657.04) now deposited to the credit of said District as aforesaid, for the purchase and erection of certain buildings which will serve the purpose of relieving the present overcrowded conditions in the Laurel School, and which building or buildings will still be useful after permanent additions to the school plant in the Laurel Special School District are provided.

Section 2. That the money hereby authorized to be expended by the Board of Education of the Laurel Special School District shall be paid out by the State Treasurer upon warrants approved by the proper officers of said Board of Education.

Approved April 14, 1947.