CHAPTER 233

CITY OF NEW CASTLE

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 216, VOLUME 27, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "AN ACT AMENDING, REVISING AND CONSOLIDATING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF NEW CASTLE" BY CHANGING THE SALARY OF CERTAIN OFFICIALS.

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

Section 1. That Section 18, Chapter 216, Volume 27, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Section 18, Chapter 123, Volume 35, Laws of Delaware is amended by striking out and repealing all of said Section 18 and by substituting and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 18 to read as follows:

Section 18. The Council shall have power and authority to appropriate out of the Treasury, by ordinance or resolution passed by a majority of all the members, all sums of money necessary to carry on the government of the City and defray the expenses thereof, and the said Council shall fix and determine the salary or compensation to be paid to the Mayor, the Treasurer, Police Constables, and all other persons in the employ of the said City. The President of the Council shall receive as compensation or emolument for his services as President the sum of Five Hundred Dollars per year. Each member, other than the President of the said Council, shall receive Four Hundred Dollars per year as compensation and emolument for his or her services. The compensation of any officer elected by the people shall not be changed during his or her continuance in office.

Approved July 2, 1957.