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AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 3923, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO USE OF APPROPRIATED MONEYS IN NEW CASTLE COUNTY BY THE DELAWARE SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION COMMISSION OF NEW CASTLE SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS BY EXPANDING THE USES FOR WHICH MONEYS MAY BE SPENT.

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

Section 1. Section 3923, Title 7, Delaware Code, is amended to read:

§ 3923. Use of appropriated moneys in New Castle County

The moneys appropriated pursuant to Section 3921 of this title shall be used by the Delaware Soil and Water Conservation Commission to pay or help pay all costs, including personnel, required for the planning, construction and installation of tax ditches, public group ditches and highway ditches in New Castle County. The tax ditches shall be organized under the provisions of Chapter 41 of this title. The public group ditches shall be ditches providing water management and drainage for groups of landowners and for landowners and portions of state highways for which this state or New Castle County shall have acquired the necessary easements or rights-of-way, by dedication, direct conveyance, or otherwise, or which shall exist by virtue of being shown on a plot recorded in the New Castle County Recorder of Deeds Office. The highway ditches shall be ditches maintained by the public on State or County owned easements or rights-of-way, acquired by dedication, direct conveyance, or otherwise, adjacent to the roads of New Castle County. The moneys shall be paid from time to time by the State Treasurer and the Department of Finance of New Castle County to the Delaware Soil and Water Conservation Commission, or to the New Castle Soil and Water Conservation Districts, for these purposes, or directly to contractors and suppliers furnishing work, labor, services, and materials for such projects or to land-owners for rights-of-way or easements, or shall be paid or otherwise made available to other State agencies for work, labor, services, and materials for certain portions of such projects, as shall be determined by the Commission, and upon certification by the Commission that such payments are proper and for the purposes authorized by this section.

Approved July 13, 1967.