CHAPTER 118

LITTLE CREEK

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 283, VOLUME 21, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF LITTLE CREEK" AS AMENDED BY CHAPTER 172, VOLUME 36, LAWS OF DELAWARE, BY EXTENDING THE BOUNDARIES OF SAID TOWN, AND BY INCREASING THE AMOUNT OF TAXES TO BE RAISED IN SAID TOWN.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two-thirds of all the Members elected to each House concurring therein):

Section 1. That Chapter 283, Volume 21, Laws of Delaware, be amended by striking out all of Section 2 thereof, and that Chapter 172, Volume 36, Laws of Delaware, be amended by striking out all of Section 1 and by inserting in lieu of said Sections the following:

Section 2. That boundaries of the said Town of Little Creek shall from and after the approval of this Act be as follows:

"Beginning at a point in the center of the present drawbridge, known as Pivot Bridge, which crosses Little River, formerly Little Creek, and being the South terminus of Main Street in said town of Little Creek; thence running with the center of the stream of Little River, in a southwesterly direction with its several courses and meanderings about Four Hundred (400) feet more or less to a point in said stream center opposite a post and wire fence on land of the Wilson farms; thence turning and running with said post and wire fence across the marsh land and farm land of the Wilson farms, North Nine (9) Degrees West Fifteen Hundred and Twenty-five (1525) Feet more or less, passing along the West side of Clark Street, to a point in the center of the lane leading to the south Wilson farm, said point being opposite the center of Bell Street; thence continuing same bearing and crossing said lane and the West end of Bell

Street across the Wilson farm lands Nine Hundred and Fifty-four (954) Feet, more or less, to the center of another lane leading to the north Wilson farm, called Collins Lane; thence continuing same bearing and crossing the Wilson land and land of Verona E. Pleasanton Twenty-two Hundred and Sixty-four (2264) Feet more or less to a point in the center of the old concrete traffic pavement of the State Highway known as the North Road from Dover to Little Creek; thence running with said road center, through the center of the parkway dividing the drive into Little Creek and the drive leading to Leipsic, North Eighty-one (81) Degrees East Three Hundred and Seventy (370) Feet to the center of the concrete pavement on road leading from Little Creek to Leipsic, and being oppoiite the center of property now of ."Green"; thence continuing same bearing and crossing the property of said Green One Hundred and Ninety-five (195) Feet to a corner in the Green land; thence turning and crossing the land of Green and Cullen and running South Nine (9) Degrees East Five Hundred and Twenty (520) Feet, more or less, to the dividing line of Bateman Cullen and land now of Herbert Winslow, thence continuing same bearing and running along the East line of a fifteen foot alley or easement of a subdivision of the Winslow lands, called Little Creek Sub-division Fourteen Hundred and Forty-two (1442) Feet to a point in the center of the road leading to Port Mahon Landing; thence continuing same bearing across the Winslow lands, Four Hundred and Sixty-five (465) Feet to a point in the center of a ditch, called Town Line Ditch and opposite the southeast corner of the public school lot; thence running with the center of said ditch and the eastern boundaries of various lots on Main Street, in a Southeasterly direction Thirteen Hundred and Fifty (1350) Feet, more or less, to a point in said ditch, and being East of and opposite the Southeast corner of a lot of land now or late of Edward Little; thence by a line across the Winslow land passing to the Northwest corner of a blacksmith shop, and being Three Hundred (300) Feet from the center of the concrete pavement on South Main Street Seven Hundred and Fifty (750) Feet to a point in the center of Little River; thence therewith in a Westerly direction about Three Hundred (300) Feet more or less back to the beginning, and containing within said metes and bounds the old corporate lines, including the proposed new lines of said Town of Little Creek, Kent County, Delaware."

The street running from Little Creek bridge through the said town shall be called "Main Street" and shall not be less than thirty feet wide; the street running parallel with Main Street and to the West thereof shall be called "Clark Street," and shall not be less than thirty feet wide; the street running from Main Street, west, along lands known as the Lowe property, shall be known as "Lowe Street" and shall not be less than thirty feet wide; the street running from Main Street, west, to Clark Street and the Wilson land, shall be known as "Bell Street" and shall not be less than thirty feet wide; the street running from Main Street, west to the Wilson farm, between properties now owned by Susan Harrington and Estelle Woodley on the North and lands of George Lynch on the South, shall be known as "Collins Lane."

Section 3. BE IT FURTHER ENAC.11,1) that the Town Council of said Town shall be and it is hereby authorized to have recorded the plot of said Town, according to survey made by J. E. Haddaway, Surveyor, in the month of December, 1948.

Section 4. That Section 14 of Chapter 283, Volume 21, Laws of Delaware, entitled "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF LITTLE CREEK" be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out the words "Five Hundred Dollars" where they appear in the fourth and fifth lines in Section 14 aforesaid, and by inserting in lieu thereof the words "One Thousand Dollars."