CHAPTER 273

RELATING TO TOWN OF WILMINGTON

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT IN RELATION TO THE STREETS AND SEWERS OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON", BEING CHAPTER 188 OF VOLUME 18, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, AND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO REVISE AND CONSOLIDATE THE STATUTES RELATING TO THE CITY OF WILMINGTON", BEING CHAPTER 207 OF VOLUME 17, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, BY VESTING IN THE STREET AND SEWER DEPARTMENT OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF WILMINGTON ALL POWER AND JURISDICTION WITH RESPECT TO THE COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL OF GARBAGE IN THE CITY OF WILMINGTON AND THE MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF CITY CREMATORIES AS NOW VESTED IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND BY TRANSFERRING TO SAID STREET AND SEWER DEPARTMENT ALL OF THE EXISTING POWER AND JURISDICTION OF SAID DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH WITH RESPECT THERETO.

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 Branch thereof concurring therein):

Sec. 1. That Chapter 188, Volume 18, Laws of Delaware, entitled an "Act in Relation to the Streets and Sewers of the City of Wilmington", as amended by Chapter 405, Volume '2, Laws of Delaware, and by Chapter 135, Volume 37, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding at the end of Section la thereof, the following new section, to be known as Section lb:

Section lb. The Board of Directors of the Street and Sewer Department of The Mayor and Council of Wilmington beginning July 1, 1953, shall have authority, jurisdiction and control over the collection and disposal of garbage within the City of Wilmington and over the maintenance and operation of City Crematories.

Sec. 2. All the authority, jurisdiction and control over the collection and disposal of garbage within the City of Wilmington, the maintenance and operation of City Crematories, and the appointment, removal and supervision of officers and employees engaged in such municipal operations, as presently vested in and/or exercised by the Department of Health, including all authority, jurisdiction and control vested in said Department of Health by Section 7 of Chapter 177, Volume 24, Laws of Delaware and Section 1 of Chapter 114, Volume 32, Laws of Delaware, be and the same hereby is transferred from said Department of Health and is hereby vested in said Street and Sewer Department, as of midnight, June 30, 1953.

Sec. 3. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with any provision of this act are hereby repealed.

Approved July 7, 1953.