CHAPTER 68

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 283, VOLUME 52, LAWS OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE REINCORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF NEWPORT BY AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF THE TOWN TREASURER, ALDERMAN AND ASSESSOR.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 5 by deleting the words, "Alderman, Assessor or Treasurer," wherever they appear in that section.

Section 2. Amend Section 9 by deleting subparagraph (b) and substituting the following:

(b) Appointment of Treasurer, Alderman and Assessor.

The offices of Treasurer, Alderman and Assessor shall be filled by appointment, which appointment shall be made by a majority of the Commissioners. The Treasurer, Alderman and Assessor shall be appointed for a term of one (1) year, all said terms to begin at the next organizational meeting following the election of the town Commissioners and shall hold office until the appointment of a successor. If no successor shall be appointed, the Treasurer, Alderman or Assessor shall remain in office for the following term. No person may serve in any of these capacities who is not twenty-one (21) years of age, is a delinquent taxpayer, or not a citizen of the United States and the State of Delaware for a period of at least one (1) year.

Section 3. Amend Section 10 by deleting the words, "Treasurer, Alderman or Assessor."

Section 4. Amend Section 13 by deleting the words, "and the Alderman shall receive a minimum-annual salary of two-hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00)."

Section 5. Amend Section 23 by deleting the words "of the election."

Approved May 8, 1969.