CHAPTER 110

HOUSTON

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF HOUSTON, CHAPTER 240, VOLUME 27, LAWS OF DELAWARE, WITH RESPECT TO THE ELECTION OF COMMISSIONERS AND MEETINGS THEREOF.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all the Members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Section 4, Chapter 240, Volume 27, Laws of Delaware, is hereby amended by adding after the first paragraph thereof the following new paragraph:

On the last Saturday in February two (2) Commissioners shall sit at the schoolhouse between the hours of 2:00 and 4:00 P. M. to accept the names of candidates for election to the Board of Commissioners.

Section 2. Section 4, Chapter 240, Volume 27, Laws of Delaware, is hereby further amended by striking out the second sentence of the second paragraph of said Section as originally enacted, said sentence beginning with the words "At every such election" and ending with the words "entitled to a vote", and inserting in lieu thereof the following sentence:

At every such election every resident of said town who is above the age of 21 years, and who has paid the town tax last assessed against him or her, shall be entitled to a vote.

Section 3. Section 5, Chapter 240, Volume 27, Laws of Delaware, is hereby amended by striking out the first 25 words of said Section, from the first word "That" to and including the word "December", and inserting in lieu thereof the following words:

There shall be twelve (12) stated meetings of the said Commissioners in every year, viz: on the last Wednesday in each month.

Approved May 16, 1955.