CHAPTER 328

AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION TO THE STATE ELECTION COMMISSIONER AND TO EACH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS.

WHEREAS, Senate Bill Nos. 297 and 305 have been enacted into law; and

WHEREAS, said bills mandated certain expenses be incurred by the State Election Commissioner's office and each County Department of Elections; and

WHEREAS, it is the intent of this bill to provide the necessary funds to implement said Senate Bills.

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The sum of $17,220 is appropriated to the State Election Commission (016) for the Fiscal year beginning July 1, 1969 and ending June 30, 1970, for the following purposes:

Salary for Commissioner

$12,000.00

Secretary for Commissioner

5,220.00

Total

$17,220.00

Section 2. The sum of $111,495.68 is appropriated to the New Castle County Department of Elections (017) for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1969 and ending June 30, 1970, for the following purposes:

Rental of 220 polling places @ $25.00

$ 5,500.00

Election officers (5 per district @

 

$30.00 each — $150.00 for 220 districts)

33,000.00

Delivery of voting machines

8,800.00

Delivery of Supplies

150.00

Courtyard Men 2 @ $25.00

50.00

Miscellaneous Printing of ballots, certificates, envelopes, proclamations, etc.

Advertising — Bids for moving voting machines, election supplies and advertising the primary election in the newspapers

Rental of cars for Board Members

Runners — 6 @ $25.00

Food Service (Board and employees)

3,100.00

1,000.00

150.00

150.00

150.00

Cost for 1 Primary

Cost for 2 Primaries

 

$ 52,050.00

$104,100.00

     

Return to Regular Emergency Fund (01-540-80) $ 7,395.68

Total $111,495.68

Section 3. The sum of $35,660 is appropriated to the Kent County Department of Elections (018) for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1969 and ending June 30, 1970, for the following purposes:

Administrative Director Salary $ 4,300.00

Deputy Administrative Director Salary 3,600.00

Extra employees 1,000.00

Purchase of 6 voting machines 11,400.00

Election officers 6,720.00

Personal services — Shoup Representatives 500.00

Delivery of Voting Machines 1,700.00

Printing and advertising 2,500.00

Return to Governor's Contingency Fund 1,500.00

Rent for primary polling places 800.00

New Maps 500.00

Mileage 200.00

Ballot boxes for extra districts 200.00

Binders and bags for new districts 740.00

Total $ 35,660.00

Section 4. The sum of $38,148 is appropriated to the Sussex County Department of Elections (019) for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1969 and ending June 30, 1970, for the following purposes:

Administrative Director Salary $ 2,868.00

Deputy Administrative Director Salary 2,327.00

Extra Employees 1,304.00

Overtime pay — employees 640.00

Mileage 500.00

Postage and freights 800.00

Gas (heating) 25.00

Telephone 320.00

Repairs to truck 120.00

Printing 1,314.00

Advertising 200.00

Delivery of voting machines and personal

services — Shoup representatives 1,260.00

Rental of polling places 1,900.00

Binders and bags 220.00

Office supplies 300.00

Extra repairs for voting machines — keys,

curtains, cords, locks, etc. 150.00

Gas for truck 100.00

Purchase of 3 voting machines 6,000.00

Purchase of 2 typewriters 1,000.00

Election officers 16,800.00

Total $ 38,148.00

Section 5. This Act is a supplementary appropriation and the money appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of funds in the General Fund of the State of Delaware not otherwise appropriated.

Section 6. Any funds hereby appropriated and not used by June 30, 1970, for the purposes set forth in Sections 1 to 4 inclusive shall revert to the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Approved February 9, 1970.