CHAPTER 43

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 537, VOLUME 20, LAWS OF DELAWARE (AS AMENDED) ENTITLED "AN ACT TO RE-INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF SMYRNA".

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

Section 1. Chapter 537, Volume 20, Laws of Delaware, is hereby amended by adding to Section 1 thereof the following:

The limits and boundaries of the Town of Smyrna are hereby extended to include the following lands and premises owned by the State of Delaware and adjacent to the present limits and boundaries of the Town of Smyrna, to wit:

ALL that certain piece, parcel or trace of land now situated in Duck Creek Hundred, Kent County, State of Delaware, lying southeast of the existing southeast limit of the Town of Smyrna, being bounded on the northwest by the existing limit of the Town of Smyrna, on the northeast by the northwesterly right of way of the duPont Parkway, U. S. Route #13, by lands of Elmer P. Corrie, and by lands of Edward W. Bartlett, on the southeast by the southeasterly line of Sunnyside Road, and on the southwest by a sprout of Lake Como and by lands of Mrs. John J. Sheridan, and being more particularly described as follows to wit:

BEGINNING at the intersection of the existing southeast limit of the Town of Smyrna with the northwest right of way line of the duPont Parkway; thence running with the northwest right of way line of the duPont Parkway South 22 deg. 09 min. East 179.91 ft. to a corner for this parcel and for lands of Elmer P. Corrie; thence leaving said duPont Parkway and running with lands of Elmer P. Corrie on the four following courses, (1) south 37 deg. 04 min. West 528.56 ft. to a point in line of lands of the State Welfare Home Property; thence (2) with the State Welfare Home Property South 56 deg. 42 min. East 73.46 ft.; thence (3) with the State Welfare Home property South 57 deg. 27 min. East 246.84 ft.; thence (4) with the State Welfare Home Property North 67 deg. 51 min. East 105.65 ft. to a corner for Corrie, for the State Welfare Home Property, and for lands of Edward W. Bartlett; thence running with the division line between the State Welfare Home Property and Edward W. Bartlett on the two following courses, (1) South 22 deg. 09 min. East 150.00 ft.; thence (2) North 67 deg. 51 min. East 163.31 ft. to a point in the northwest right of way line of the duPont Parkway; thence, running with the northwest right of way line of the duPont Parkway South 22 deg. 09 min. East 108.50 ft. to the beginning of a curve; thence running with the northwest right of way line of the duPont Parkway in a southerly direction with a 3779.8 ft. radius curve to the right an arc distance of 166.65 ft. to the intersection of the northwest right of way line of the duPont Parkway with the southeast right of way line of Sunnyside Road; thence running with the southeast right of way line of Sunnyside Road South 24 deg. 16 min. West 2570.81 ft. to a point in the southeast right of way line of Sunnyside Road and in the center of a small stream which is a sprout of Lake Como; thence crossing said Sunnyside Road and running with said sprout of Lake Como and with the southeasterly bank of Lake Como on the following ten courses, (1) North 63 deg. 22 min. West 305.79 ft.; thence (2) North 74 deg. 14 min. West 257.57 ft.; thence (3) North 14 deg. 12 min. East 335.98 ft.; thence, (4) North 38 deg. 47 min. West 136.02 ft.; thence (5) North 13 deg. 43 min. West 144.39 ft.; thence (6) North 49 deg. 50 min. West 235.06 ft.; thence (7) North 4 deg. 09 min. West 79.95 ft.; thence (8) North 36 deg. 19 min. East 129.18 ft.; thence (9) North 6 deg. 47 min. East 265.09 ft.; thence (10) North 44 deg. 32 min. East 85.09 ft. to a point on the southeasterly bank of Lake Como; thence crossing Lake Como and running North 45 deg. West 531.85 ft. to a point in the existing southeast limit of the Town of Smyrna (this point bears North 45 deg. East of and 395.00 ft. from a granite bounder set at the existing most southerly corner of the limits of the Town of Smyrna); thence running with the existing southeast limit of the Town of Smyrna North 45 deg. East 2240.97 ft. to the place of beginning, and containing a part of Lake Como, lands of the Presbyterian Cemetery, lands of the Town of Smyrna (bathing beach site), all the lands of the State of Delaware Welfare Home Property, and all of Sunnyside Road that abuts lands of the State of Delaware Welfare Home Property, and containing a total area of high lands and land under the waters of Lake Como of 74.848 acres be the same more or less.

Approved May 5, 1961.