CHAPTER 43

AUTHORIZING SINKING OF NEW WELL AT FARNHURST

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE STATE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DELAWARE STATE HOSPITAL TO EXPEND MONEY FROM THE SPECIAL EMERGENCY FUND OF THE DELAWARE STATE HOSPITAL FOR A NEW WELL AND PUMP HOUSE.

WHEREAS, it has been found that the present supply of water from the existing wells is insufficient for the requirements of the hospital population; and

WHEREAS, two of the present pumps have become extremely deficient, and

WHEREAS, the present supply of water is critical and needs immediate attention, NOW, THEREFORE,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Notwithstanding the prohibition contained in sections 5111 and 5112, Chapter 51, Title 16, Delaware Code of 1953, the State Board of Trustees of the Delaware State Hospital is hereby authorized to expend a sum not to exceed $25,000 out of the "Special Emergency Fund of the Delaware State Hospital at Farnhurst" for the purpose of sinking a new well and installing the necessary pumping equipment and constructing the necessary pump house.

Section 2. Installation of the well pumping equipment and pump house herein authorized shall be under the direction and control of the State Board of Trustees of the Delaware State Hospital at Farnhurst.

Approved April 28, 1953.