CHAPTER 102

AUTHORIZING STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TO CONDEMN LANDS IN ICENT COUNTY TO ESTABLISH RECREATIONAL AREA

AN ACT AUTHORIZING. THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TO CONDEMN ONE ACRE OF GROUND MORE OR LESS ALONG EITHER OR BOTH SIDES OF THE HIGHWAY LEADING FROM MILFORD TO BIG STONE BEACH IN KENT COUNTY FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING A RECREATIONAL AREA.

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

Section 1. The State Highway Department of the State of Delaware is hereby authorized, empowered and directed to condemn or procure one acre of land more or less, having a frontage of one hundred and fifty (150) feet on Delaware Bay, and a frontage of approximately two hundred and twenty-five (225) feet on the northerly side, being approximately seventy-seven one-hundredths (77/100) of an acre, of the public road leading from Milford to Big Stone Beach in Kent County, State of Delaware, for the purpose of establishing a public park for recreational purposes under the supervision and control of the State Park Commission by erecting thereupon one suitable pavilion, one outdoor fireplace, sanitary lavatory conveniences, and a satisfactory well of water in order to create a public recreational area in the vicinity mentioned.

Section 2. A sum not in excess of sixty-five hundred dollars ($6,500.00) is hereby appropriated for such purposes, and. the State Treasurer is hereby directed to pay the same upon proper voucher drawn from time to time by the State Highway Department for purposes hereinbefore set forth. In the event that all or any part of said sum hereby appropriated is not expended for the purposes set out in this act by June 30, 1955, the same shall revert to the General Fund of the State Treasury.

Section 3. The condemnation or procurement of land shall be instituted by the State Highway Department within thirty days from the passage and approval of this Act and the construction work and improvements shall be made thereupon as promptly after the condemnation or procurement of the land as is reasonably feasible and proper under all the circumstances.

Section 4. This Act shall be known as a supplementary appropriation and the moneys herein appropriated shall be paid out of the general funds of the State not otherwise appropriated.

Approved June 1, 1953.