CHAPTER 123

GEORGETOWN

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED, "AN ACT AMENDING, REVISING, AND CONSOLIDATING THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF GEORGETOWN", BEING CHAPTER 166, VOLUME 43, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, BY AUTHORIZING THE TOWN COUNCIL OF GEORGETOWN TO APPOINT A VICE-MAYOR AND PRESCRIBING HIS DUTIES.

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

Section 1. That Section 10, Chapter 166, Volume 43, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is amended by striking out all of Paragraph (a) and substituting in lieu thereof a new paragraph as follows:

(a) The Council shall by ordinance at the annual meeting appoint by a majority vote a Vice-Mayor, Tax Collector, Secretary, Treasurer, Alderman, two Auditors, Board of Health, Acting Alderman, Town Solicitor, Assessor, Police Force, and such other officers, employees and agents of the Town, which by it may be deemed proper and necessary for the proper conduct and management of the Town. Any officer may be removed at any time by the Town Council for sufficient cause.

Section 2. Section 10, Chapter 166, Volume 43, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is hereby further amended by adding to said Section a new paragraph designed as Paragraph (m) as follows :

(m) The Vice-Mayor shall be selected from the members elected to the Town Council of the Town of Georgetown and shall have all the powers conferred and perform all the duties imposed upon the Mayor by this Charter and the ordinance of the Town in the absence of the Mayor.

Approved May 18, 1955.