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AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF MILTON AS ESTABLISHED BY CHAPTER 194, VOLUME 45, LAWS OF DELAWARE, VESTING THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL WITH POWER TO LEVY AND COLLECT TAXES, FOR THE PURPOSE OF HELPING DEFRAY THE EXPENSES OF CONSTRUCTING AND MAINTAINING A SANITARY SEWERAGE SYSTEM, UPON ALL REAL ESTATE, EITHER IMPROVED OR UNIMPROVED, ABUTTING ON STREETS ALONG WHICH SEWER MAINS HAVE BEEN CONSTRUCTED AND ARE MAINTAINED.

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

Section 1. Section 26 of Chapter 194, Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, establishing the Charter of the Town of Milton is amended by adding thereto the following new sub-section to be designated (43):

(43) To levy and collect annually at the same time and in the same manner as taxes are levied for municipal purposes, a tax or assessment, for the purpose of paying the expense of constructing, reconstructing, extending, operating and maintaining the town's sewage disposal system, including the payment of principal of and interest on bonds issued to finance such system, upon all parcels of land abutting or fronting on any public street within the town along which the town shall have constructed and maintains a sewer main capable of disposing of sewage from the parcels of land abutting or fronting thereon, such tax or assessment to be levied in proportion to the frontage of such parcel upon the abutting street.

Approved June 24, 1959.