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AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF CONSTRUCTION FUNDS FOR PAYMENT OF SERVICES RENDERED PRIOR TO CHANGE ORDER AUTHORIZATION.

WHEREAS, the Construction Manual approved by the State Board of Education requires that change orders in school construction shall be submitted to the Department of Public Instruction and to the Budget Director for approval before the work is started; and

WHEREAS, Change Order No. 18, dated April 5, 1967, in the amount of $5,608.04, was submitted to the Department of Public Instruction for work started prior to January 1, 1967, under Certificate of Necessity No. 160, authorized by Chapter 171, Volume 54, in the Marshallton School District; and

WHEREAS, the contractor has not been paid $5,608.04 for work actually completed before prior authorization; and

WHEREAS, there remains a balance of $35,837.29 in this Marshallton School District building program under Certificate of Necessity No. 160; and

WHEREAS, this balance of $35,837.29 has been frozen by an opinion of the Attorney General to Budget Director, F. Earl McGinnes, for the exclusive purpose of constructing an administration building; and

WHEREAS, the funds remaining are not sufficient to construct an administration building,

NOW THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The State Board of Education and the Budget Director are authorized to pay to the contractor $5,608.04 of the balance of $35,837.29 in Certificate of Necessity No. 160 of the Marshallton School District authorized by Chapter 171, Volume 54, Laws of Delaware, with sixty percent being State share and forty percent being local share.

Approved August 9, 1968.