CHAPTER 118

SEAFORD

AN ACT EXTENDING THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF SEAFORD.

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

Section 1. That it shall hereafter be lawful for the City of Seaford to extend its corporate limits so as to include all of the following proposed addition to the present limits of the City of Seaford:

ALL that certain tract, piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being in Seaford, Seaford Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware, and lying on the northerly side of the Cambridge Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad, being more particularly described as follows, to wit: BEGINNING at a stake located in the northerly right of way line of the Cambridge Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad and in line of a 10 foot alley as shown on a plot plan of Westview Extended which appears of record at the office of the Recorder of Deeds, at Georgetown, in Deed Record No. 358, page 600; thence by and with the westerly side of said alley, North 0° 07' East 524.07 feet to a stake; thence turning and running with other lands of Cecil B. Tull and Mary E. A. Tull, his wife, North 59° 3' West 1131.39 feet to a stake located in line of other lands of Cecil B. Tull and Mary E. A. Tull, his wife; thence turning and running South 30° 57' West 450 feet to a stake located in the northerly right of way line of the said Railroad, thence turning and running South 59° 03' East 1400 feet to the stake to the point or place of beginning, containing the quantity of 13.075 acres of land, be the same more or less.

Section 2. Before the corporate limits of the City of Seaford shall be extended as aforesaid, there shall be an election held on such proposed addition pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 120, Volume 42, Laws of Delaware. The election shall not be called except by resolution of the City Council to that effect. In the event that the qualified voters of this proposed addition do not approve of its annexation to the City, this same act may be used as authority for a subsequent election or subsequent elections, but no election of this kind may be held within two years from the last preceding election.

Section 3. If in this proposed addition to the City of Seaford a majority of the votes cast in accordance with the plan specified in the above-named statute shall be in favor of such annexation, the City Council of the City of Seaford shall cause a plot of that addition of the City of Seaford to be recorded in the Recorder's Office at Georgetown. The extension of the city limits shall become effective at law at the time the said plot is recorded.

Approved May 27, 1957.