CHAPTER 127

NEWARK

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE 'TOWN OF NEWARK' TO THE 'CITY OF NEWARK' AND ESTABLISHING A CHARTER THEREFOR" BY PERMITTING THE SALE OF WATER OUTSIDE OF THE CITY LIMITS.

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

Section 1. Section 35 of Chapter 152 of Volume 48, Laws of Delaware, is amended by adding at the end thereof a new paragraph as follows :

The City of Newark may, in its discretion, distribute water throughout all that territory included within ten miles of the boundary thereof. The Council shall determine the person or persons, firm or firms, corporation or corporations, to which it shall distribute water throughout said territory included within ten miles of the boundary of said corporate limits ; shall fix the rates therefor, shall regulate the use of said water, and shall supply the same upon such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon by the Council and said person or persons, firm or firms, corporation or corporations. The City of Newark shall have and exercise all the powers and authority necessary to the accomplishment of said distribution of water throughout the territory included within ten miles of the boundary of said corporate limits as it now has and possesses in the installation, operation and maintenance of its water system in the City of Newark and in the distribution by it of water within the City limits, including the authority and power to acquire by purchase or condemnation such land and property as may be necessary therefor.