CHAPTER 389

AUTHORIZING REMOVAL OF SLUICE GATE

AN ACT DIRECTING AND REQUIRING THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TO REMOVE A SLUICE GATE, INCLUDING ITS FOUNDATION, IN THE CANAL AT OR NEAR SLAUGHTER BEACH CANAL BRIDGE, EARTH OR DIRT REMOVED TO BE USED FOR PARKING ACCOMMODATIONS.

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

Section 1. The State Highway Department is directed to and charged with the responsibility of completely removing the existing sluice or tide gate, including its entire foundation, in the canal at or near Slaughter Beach Canal Bridge, as heretofore erected by said Department, and to restore the bed and banks of said Canal at the point of said sluice or tide gate to substantially the same condition as they were prior to the erection of the said tide gate therein. The State Highway Department is further directed to use the Earth and Dirt removed as fill for a parking lot on both sides of the canal on property owned by the State Highway Department at the place where the tide gate is presently located.

Section 2. The sum of five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) is hereby appropriated to the State Highway Department for use in carrying out the purposes of this Act. The Amount so appropriated shall be paid out of the State Treasury of the State of Delaware upon warrant duly signed and approved by the proper officers of the State Highway Department. The unused portion of the funds hereby appropriated shall revert to the General Fund of the State Treasury.

Section 3. This Act is a Supplementary Appropriation and the money so appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

NOTE: This bill became a law on June 27, 1955, without the approval of the Governor and in accordance with Section 18, Article 3, of the Constitution of Delaware.