CHAPTER 333

AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTARY EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT COVERING THE COST OF THE REMOVAL OF SNOW FROM THE PUBLIC HIGHWAYS OF DELAWARE FROM THE CAPITAL INVESTMENT FUND FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1966.

WHEREAS, the State of Delaware did suffer from a severe snow storm on or about January 29, 1966; and

WHEREAS, the Delaware State Highway Department did by considerable effort on the part of the Department's personnel and public contractors manage to do an efficient and commendable job in keeping our highways open; and

WHEREAS, the 123rd General Assembly did take official notice of this accomplishment in House Joint Resolution No. 10 as introduced by Representative M. Martin Isaacs ; and

WHEREAS, insufficient funds were appropriated to the Delaware State Highway Department for snow removal for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1966 due to the extra burden of the one storm; and

WHEREAS, the Delaware State Highway Department has gone on record as having expended $248,415 more than was appropriated in various line item amounts in the budget providing funds to that agency for the fiscal year 1966; and

WHEREAS, approximately two-thirds of the over-expenditure is due commercial contractors for personnel and suppliers of materials;

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Wages and Salaries of Employees

 

Contractual Services

$ 66,600.

Snow Removal Contracts

112,165.

Other Contractual Services

18,450.

Supplies and Materials

51,200.

TOTAL

$248,415.

Section 2. The funds appropriated shall be used only for the purposes specified and any funds hereby appropriated that remain unexpended on June 30, 1966, shall revert to the Capital Investment Fund of the State of Delaware.

Section 3. This act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act, and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the Capital Investment Fund of the State Treasury from funds not otherwise appropriated.

Approved May 20, 1966.