CHAPTER 596

PROVIDING FOR REPAIRS TO BOARDWALK AT REHOBOTH BEACH

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR REPAIRS, REPLACEMENTS AND ADDITIONS TO THE BOARDWALK IN THE CITY OF REHOBOTH BEACH, IN SUSSEX COUNTY, AND APPROPRIATING MONEY THEREFOR.

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

Section 1. The State Highway Department of the State of Delaware, by and through its Chief Engineer, or such other officer or employee as it may select, and The Commissioners of Rehoboth, by and through the City Manager of the municipality, are empowered and directed promptly to investigate and examine the boardwalk in the City of Rehoboth Beach, in Sussex County, and to determine the necessity and extent of repairs, replacements and additions thereto, and to make in writing detailed estimates of the cost and expense.

Section 2. Upon determination of necessity and estimation of costs, the Department and The Commissioners, as soon as may be, shall proceed to have the necessary work done either by the Department and the City, or by contract, and if by contract, the provisions of Section 43 of the Charter of the City of Rehoboth Beach relating to public competitive building shall be applicable.

Section 3. Should any difference of opinion as to the extent or cost of the necessary work, or the manner of performance, arise the decision of the Department shall control.

Section 4. Upon completion of the work the Department and The Commissioners shall approve and accept the work in writing, in duplicate, and one copy of the approval shall be filed with the Department and one copy with The Commissioners.

sum of $10,000 is appropriated for the purpose herein stated for the fiscal year 1956-1957, and the State Treasurer is directed to disburse the amount appropriated, or so much as may be necessary, upon proper vouchers drawn and signed by the Department and by The Commissioners of Rehoboth; and it is expressly provided that the money appropriated shall not revert to the general fund of the State Treasury, but shall remain available for the use and purpose herein declared until the directions hereof shall have been fully accomplished; Provided, However, that if any part of the money appropriated shall remain unexpended after full accomplishment of the work, such unexpended amount shall revert to the State Treasury.

Section 6. This Act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act, and all the money hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the general funds of the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved June 7, 1956.