CHAPTER 84

APPROPRIATION -

STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT FOR FLOOD CONTROL IN CITY OF NEW CASTLE

AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TO STUDY AND CONSTRUCT A SYSTEM OF FLOOD CONTROL IN THE CITY OF NEW CASTLE AND APPROPRIATE FUNDS THEREFOR.

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

WHEREAS, as certain streets, walks, landings and property in the City of New Castle have been damaged by flooding and tidal movements of the Delaware River and further damage will be sustained unless a system of flood control is constructed to prevent it:

Section 1. The State Highway Department of the State of Delaware is directed to study and construct a system of flood control in the City of New Castle designed to prevent the flooding and erosion of streets, highways and property within the City of New Castle.

Section 2. The State Highway Department is hereby given discretion to determine the type or system of flood control authorized hereunder.

Section 3. The sum of One Hundred and Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($125,000.00) is appropriated for the purposes stated, and the State Treasurer is directed to pay the amount appropriated upon proper vouchers drawn by the State Highway Department.

Section 4. The State Highway Department shall without delay proceed to carry into effect the purposes of this Act and the sum hereby appropriated shall remain available for said purposes until the purposes of this Act have been fully carried out.

Section 5. This bill shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the moneys hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury from sums not otherwise appropriated.

Approved May 8, 1957.