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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 184 OF VOLUME 43, LAWS OF DELAWARE, BEING AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE TOWN OF SEAFORD TO THE CITY OF SEAFORD", AS AMENDED, BY GIVING AUTHORITY TO THE MAYOR TO APPOINT AN ASSISTANT ALDERMAN AND HIS POWERS AND DUTIES.

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. Section 15(G), Chapter 184, Volume 43, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is hereby amended by adding at the end of the first paragraph thereof the following:

The Mayor may also appoint some suitable person who shall be a qualified voter of the City of Seaford as Assistant Alderman, who may or may not be a Justice of the Peace, and who shall hold office for a term of one year or until his successor shall be appointed or chosen, subject, however, to removal according to the provisions of this Act. The Assistant Alderman shall perform the functions of Alderman in his absence and at such other times as may be designated by the Mayor. During such periods of time, the Assistant Alderman shall have the same powers and duties as the Alderman.

Approved May 24, 1960.