CHAPTER 329

AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT FOR THE DREDGING OF CERTAIN UNDERWATER LANDS AT THE HEAD OF INDIAN RIVER AT MILLSBORO.

WHEREAS, the removal of the water control elements in the Millsboro Dam has caused shoaling of the waterway below the Dam to the extent that the waterway is impassable to watercraft and with particular respect to their use of the turning basin constructed by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers; AND

WHEREAS, a major portion of the shoaled area is outside the fairway of the navigation channel as established by the Corps of Engineers; AND

WHEREAS, a new Dam and Water Control Structure is presently being constructed by the State Highway Department under Contract 1859; AND

WHEREAS, it is the public interest that the waterway below the Dam be in useable condition concurrent with the completion of said State Highway Department Contract 1859; NOW, THEREFORE,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. There is appropriated to the State Highway Department, the sum of Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00), to be used for the purpose of dredging the waterway area at the head of Indian River near Millsboro, Delaware.

Section 2. This Act is a supplementary appropriation Act and the money appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of moneys in the General Fund of the State of Delaware not otherwise appropriated.

Approved July 7, 1964.