CHAPTER 2

RELATING TO USE OF FUNDS BY DOVER SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE DOVER SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO USE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUNDS OBTAINED UNDER CHAPTER 529, VOLUME 50, LAWS OF DELAWARE, FOR PURPOSES AUTHORIZED IN SUCH CHAPTER EVEN THOUGH SUCH PURPOSES DIFFER FROM THOSE LISTED IN THE NOTICE OF ELECTION FOR THE LOCAL REFERENDUM HELD THEREUNDER.

WHEREAS, Chapter 529, Volume 50, Laws of Delaware, provided $1,245,000 for capital improvements within the Dover Special School District, and

WHEREAS, $498,000 of said sum was to be raised by bonds issued by the Dover Special School District after a referendum in that District, and

WHEREAS, the State Board of Education of the State of Delaware acting pursuant to Chapter 529, Volume 50, Laws of Delaware, determined that the school construction program is necessary in and for the Dover Special School District and certified that the cost thereof to be $1,095,000 and that the State share of such cost be $657,000 and the share to be borne by the Dover Special School District be $438,000, and

WHEREAS, a referendum was duly held in the Dover Special School District on January 14, 1956 and authorized the Board of Education of the District to sell bonds in the amount of $438,000, and

WHEREAS, the Notice of Election issued in connection with such referendum and the Certificate of Necessity issued by the State Board of Education listed an addition to the Roe Site School, which is now the East Dover Elementary School, containing eleven standard and one special classrooms and other improvements to be built with such funds, and

WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Dover Special School District now believes that the best interest of the school district would be served by using the same funds for classrooms and other improvements in schools within the district, but not in the exact amount or with the exact allocation listed in the said Notice of Election and Certificate of Necessity, to-wit: build only five standard classrooms and one special classroom to the said Roe Site School, now the East Dover Elementary School, and add six classrooms to the South Dover Elementary School, and,

WHEREAS, the uses to which such funds are proposed to be put are in keeping with the Provisions of Chapter 529, Volume 50, Laws of Delaware,

NOW, THEREFORE

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

Section 1. The Board of Education of the Dover Special School District is authorized to use funds raised by the sale of bonds of said District as such sale was authorized by referendum held January 14, 1956 for any purposes authorized by Chapter 529, Volume 50, Laws of Delaware, and the said Board of Education is not bound by the exact amounts of the allocations listed in the Notice of Election or by the Certificate of Necessity heretofore issued, and is authorized to use funds for the construction of only five standard classrooms and one special classroom on the Roe Site School, now the East Dover Elementary School, and six classrooms on the South Dover Elementary School, and also other improvements referred to in the Certificate of Necessity and Notice of Election.

Approved January 11, 1957.