AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF SLAUGHTER BEACH", BEING CHAPTER 167, VOLUME 37, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, BY EXTENDING THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE TOWN OF SLAUGHTER BEACH.
WHEREAS, it appears that, at a special election called and held under the auspices of the Commissioners of the Town of Slaughter Beach on August 20,. 1959, pursuant to due notice, the question of the annexation and inclusion of the lands or territory hereinafter described into the corporate limits of the Town of Slaughter Beach was submitted to the qualified voters and real estate owners within said territory, and that all of said voters and real estate owners did approve the proposed annexation;
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all Members elected to each Branch concurring therein):
Section 1. Chapter 167, Volume 37, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is further amended by adding and inserting therein after Section 2 thereof a new section to be designated and known as Section 2A, to read as follows:
Section 2A. The boundaries of the Town of Slaughter Beach are extended to include the lands or territory formerly known as Cedar Beach, bounded and described as follows, to-wit:
BEGINNING at a stone on the shore of Delaware Bay, a corner for lands of William V. Benson and Clessen E. Bridgham; thence with said lands, South seventy-two (72) degrees four (4) minutes West six hundred thirty-four (634) feet crossing the Slaughter Beach to Cedar Beach State Highway to a stone in old Cedar Creek; thence with the said old Creek, Westerly about Twelve Hundred (1200) feet to a corner for lands formerly belonging to the heirs of Henry May, deceased; thence with said lands and a survey of the year 1885 North fifty-five (55) degrees West fifty (50) perches to a stone on Cedar Island (as represented by a plot of the Dorsey lands as recorded in Orphans' Court of Sussex County, Book No. 36 at page 491); thence North thirteen and one-half (13 1/2) degrees East two hundred forty-eight (248) perches to a point in the center of the old dirt road leading to the former location of the Cedar Beach. Hotel (said line passes twenty-two and one-half (22 1/2) feet to the West of a dwelling on the King Land); thence with the center of said dirt road South seventy-six (76) degrees eight (8) minutes West two hundred fifty-nine and one-third (259 1/3) feet; thence leaving said road and with lands of Laura Roberts and J. Cecil Watson, passing seven and one-half (7 1/2) feet North of the Northeast corner of a dwelling on the Roberts lot, North seventy-two (72) degrees twenty-five (25) minutes West, eight hundred sixty-seven (867) feet to the canal connecting Cedar Creek with Mispillion River near the Light House; thence with said canal, North thirty-five (35) degrees twenty-five (25) minutes East thirteen hundred fifty (1350) feet to a ditch and stone; thence with said ditch, North sixty-seven (67) degrees East seven hundred eighty-three (783) feet to a stone; thence two other courses with what was formerly a ditch South sixty-two (62) degrees East one hundred eighty-six (186) feet to a stone; North eighty-three and one-quarter (83 1/4) degrees East four hundred forty (440) feet to a stone at Delaware Bay; thence along Delaware Bay Southerly to the place of beginning;
The Commissioners of the Town of Slaughter Beach shall cause a plot of said addition to the Town of Slaughter Beach to be recorded in the Recorder's Office in and for Sussex County at Georgetown, and said extension of the boundaries of said Town shall become effective in law at the time the said plot is recorded.
Section 2. This Act shall take effect notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in Section 101, Title 22, Delaware Code.
Approved February 26, 1960.