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AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY ENGINEER OF KENT COUNTY.

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

Section 1. Title 9, Part III, Delaware Code of 1953, is amended by adding a new Chapter to read:

CHAPTER 47. COUNTY ENGINEER AND OTHER EMPLOYEES;

APPOINTMENTS AND DUTIES

(a) The Levy Court may appoint a County Engineer for such term, and at such compensation as it deems proper. The County Engineer shall be responsible for and have general supervision over all public engineering work in the County including, but not limiting the generality of the foregoing; the construction of water production and distribution facilities and the construction of sanitary sewers, trunk lines, sewerage disposal plants, sanitary sewer systems in general and maintenance thereof, drainage, construction, lighting service, and other projects of a public nature.

(b) The Levy Court may employ, for such periods and for such compensation as it deems proper, such draftsmen, rod-men, and assistants as, in its opinion, are necessary to carry on such public work.

Approved December 14, 1965.

Note: This act was codified as § 4701, title 9, Delaware Code.