CHAPTER 120

LAUREL

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 164 OF VOLUME 29, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1917, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO RE-INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF LAUREL," TO REQUIRE THE CONSENT OF THE COUNCIL FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS OF THE TOWN OF LAUREL.

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 164, Volume 29, Laws of Delaware, 1917, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing Section 34 of said Chapter and enacting in lieu thereof the following:

Section 34. The Mayor shall nominate, and by and with the consent of a majority of all the members elected to the Council, shall appoint the Town Clerk, the Assessor or Assessors, the Alderman, the Water Commissioner, the Chief of Police, Board of Health, the Chief of the Fire Department and two assistants, the Harbor Master and the Town Solicitor, and such other officers of the corporation as may be provided for by ordinance of the Council. Said officers, when not removed as hereinafter provided, shall hold their office until the expiration of the term of the Mayor by whom they are appointed, and thereafter until their successors shall be duly appointed and qualified.

If any nomination which the Mayor shall make shall not be approved by a majority of all the members elected to the Council, the person so nominated shall not be appointed to the office for which he has been nominated, and the Mayor shall then make further nominations to the Council until the consent of the Council to a nomination for said office is obtained.