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AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF MILFORD, CHAPTER 162, VOLUME 37, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, CONCERNING THE TIME FOR APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND SALARY INCREASES BASED ON MERIT.

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

Section 1. Section 11 (A), Chapter 162, Volume 37, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is repealed and a new Section 11 (A) enacted in lieu thereof to read as follows:

Section 11 (A). The Council shall by ordinance at the annual meeting appoint by a majority vote, a Vice-Mayor who shall be a member of the Council, a Secretary, and a Treasurer. At the next regular meeting following the annual meeting the Council shall by ordinance appoint an Alderman, Acting Alderman, Auditors, Board of Health, City Solicitor, Police Force and such other officers, employees and agents of the City which by it may be deemed proper and necessary for the proper conduct and management of the City. Any officer may be removed at any time by the City Council for sufficient cause.

Section 2. Section 11 (B), Chapter 162, Volume 37, Laws of Delaware, is repealed and a new Section 11 (B) enacted in lieu thereof to read as follows:

Section 11 (B). The Council shall by ordinance at the next regular meeting following the annual meeting fix the salaries and compensation of employees, officers and agents of the City, and the time and manner of his or her payment. No officer, employee or agent of the City shall in any form have, take, or receive from the City any compensation in any form in addition to the salary or compensation fixed by Council.

Approved October 20, 1961.