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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 207, VOLUME 17, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO REVISE AND CONSOLIDATE THE STATUTES RELATING TO THE CITY OF WILMINGTON," AS AMENDED, BY FURTHER AMENDING SECTION 31 THEREOF SO THAT THE COUNCIL SHALL HAVE POWER TO PROVIDE, BY ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION, FOR THE SALE AND DISPOSITION OF ABANDONED AND SURPLUS LANDS AND PROPERTIES AND THE PROCEEDS THEREFROM.

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

Section 1. That Section 31 of Chapter 207, Volume 17, Laws of Delaware, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding a new paragraph to Section 31, as amended, to read as follows: .

"The Council shall have power and authority to adopt a procedure, either by Ordinance or Resolution, for the sale and disposal of surplus and abandoned land and property and the method of utilization and disposition of the moneys received from such sales; provided, that all such ordinances or resolutions shall, in order to become operative and effective, receive the affirmative vote of two-thirds of all members elected to The Council and be approved by the Mayor and further provided that in the event of a sale and disposal of such surplus and abandoned land and property, the City of Wilmington shall refund to the State of Delaware such sum of money received from the sale and disposal of such property as is proportionate to the sum of money contributed by the State of Delaware for the construction and/or improvement of such surplus and abandoned land and property."

Approved May 3, 1961.