CHAPTER 316

NEW CASTLE COUNTY LEVY COURT

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 43, OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, BY FURTHER DEFINING THE POWERS AND DUTIES, DIRECTION, MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF THE BUSINESS AND FINANCES OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY BY THE LEVY COURT OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 43, of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out the second paragraph thereof as added by Chapter 100, Volume 43, Laws of Delaware, 1941, and inserting a new second paragraph as follows:

" 'The said Levy Court shall have general jurisdiction over all matters pertaining to the County, its business, finances and general welfare, including, without limiting the general powers hereby granted, the power to act upon all matters pertaining to sewers, sewerage disposal plants, trunk line sewers and sewerage systems generally, garbage, garbage disposal, removal and incineration of ashes, garbage, trash and rubbish, and the operation of plants therefor, drainage, engineering, construction of public buildings, fire protection, ambulance service, general supervision of County offices, public welfare institutions, fire companies, and other matters of a public nature. In the performance of its duties as aforesaid, the Levy Court shall have power to employ such assistants, enter into contracts and generally to take such action as in its opinion it may deem necessary and proper and to the best interests of the County.' "

Approved June 5, 1951.