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AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE NEW CASTLE-GUNNING BEDFORD REORGANIZED SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSTRUCTING A PEDESTRIAN OVERPASS OVER U.S. 13 IN WILMINGTON MANOR AND ACQUIRING THE NECESSARY RIGHTS-OF-WAY THEREFOR.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of Section 2305 of Title 14, Delaware Code, the Board of Education of the New Castle-Gunning Bedford Reorganized School District has made a careful examination of the transportation problems and the frequency of exposure to traffic hazards which seriously affect the safety of school children in the reorganized school district and has determined the need for an overpass over U.S. 13 in Wilmington Manor leading to and from school sites; and

WHEREAS, the State Highway Department and the State Board of Education, after reviewing and considering the factors required by the provisions of Section 2305 of Title 14, Delaware Code, have indicated their approval in writing of this proposal for the construction of an overpass,

NOW, THEREFORE,.

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

Section 1. The sum of $51,000 is hereby appropriated to the New Castle-Gunning Bedford Reorganized School District for the purpose of constructing an overpass over U.S. Route 13 in Wilmington Manor, New Castle County, and for acquiring the necessary rights-of-way therefor.

Section 2. The Reorganized New Castle-Gunning Bedford School District prior to the expenditure of any moneys appropriated herein shall supplement the sum appropriated herein in the amount of $34,000, no later than July 1, 1970, by means of a bond issue properly authorized and sold under the provisions of Chapter 21, Title 14, Delaware Code; otherwise the sum appropriated herein shall revert to the General Fund. No other funds appropriated by the State of Delaware to the New Castle-Gunning Bedford Reorganized School District shall be used for the purposes set forth in this Act.

Section 3. Any funds hereby appropriated that remain uncommitted on July 1, 1971, shall revert to the State.

Section 4. This Act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the funds hereby appropriated shall be out of the General Fund of the State Treasury from funds not otherwise appropriated.

Approved July 8, 1969.