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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 197, VOLUME 54, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED "AN ACT REVISING THE PRIOR CHARTER OF THE CITY OF REHOBOTH BEACH AND ESTABLISHING A NEW CHARTER THEREFOR AND DESCRIBING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF REHOBOTH BEACH" TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE CITY MANAGER WHEN ORIGINALLY APPOINTED, SHALL NOT BE A RESIDENT OF THE CITY OF REHOBOTH BEACH.

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

Section 1. Section 17, Chapter 197, Volume 54, Laws of Delaware, is amended by striking subsection b. and inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection b. to read as follows:

b. No person shall be appointed to the office of City Manager of the Commissioners of Rehoboth Beach unless he shall have received a degree in engineering from an approved college or university, or shall have served as City Manager of some other incorporated municipality for a period not less than four (4) years or shall have had practical engineering experience for a period not less than four (4) years; provided, however, that nothing contained herein shall prohibit the Commissioners of Rehoboth Beach from imposing such other qualifications as may be deemed necessary; And provided further, that no person holding the office of Mayor of the City of Rehoboth Beach or the office of Commissioner shall be chosen to be City Manager during his term of office as Mayor or Commissioner.

Approved December 21, 1965.