CHAPTER 69

BLADES

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF BLADES," CHAPTER 155, VOLUME 28, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1915, BY CHANGING THE HOURS OF THE TOWN ELECTION, CHANGING THE QUALIFICATIONS OF ELECTORS AND BY AUTHORIZING THE TOWN COUNCIL TO RAISE THE SUM OF $7,500 IN TAXES AND BY INCREASING THE COMPENSATION FOR ATTENDANCE AT A MEETING OF THE TOWN COUNCIL.

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 Section 2, Chapter 155, Volume 28, Laws of Delaware, 1915, be amended by striking out and repealing the last sentence of the last paragraph of said Section 2 and inserting in lieu thereof two new sentences, as follows:

The election shall be opened at two o'clock P. M. and closed at six o'clock P. M. At such election every person, male or female, of the said Town of Blades, above the age of twenty-one (21) years or upwards, who shall have paid the town taxes last assessed to him or her at least thirty (30) days prior to the election, or who shall have become a citizen of the said Town since the last previous assessment of tax of said Town, shall have the right to vote for Mayor, Councilmen and all other elective officers of said Town.

Section 2. That Chapter 155, Volume 28, Laws of Delaware, 1915, be amended by striking out and repealing the last paragraph of Section 2 thereof and by inserting in lieu thereof a new paragraph as follows:

Each of the Councilmen of the Town of Blades shall be allowed, for his services, the sum of One Dollar ($1.00) for each regular monthly meeting of said Council, in full compensation

thereof; provided, that no Councilman shall receive pay for any of said regular meetings which he does not attend.

Section 3. That Chapter 155, Volume 28, Laws of Delaware, 1915, as amended by Chapter 75, Volume 46, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing the words "Twenty-Five Hundred Dollars" in the third and fourth line of Section 23. thereof and by inserting in lieu thereof the words "Seventy-Five Hundred Dollars."

Approved May 16, 1949.