AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE CAESAR RODNEY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSTRUCTING SIDEWALKS AND ACQUIRING THE NECESSARY RIGHTS-OF-WAY THEREFOR WITHIN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT AT SPECIFIED LOCATIONS.
WHEREAS, the policy of the State Board of Education established on February 27, 1967, precludes approval of off-school site sidewalks for inclusion in School Construction Bond Authorization Acts; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of Section 2305, Title 14, Delaware Code, the Board of School Directors of the Caesar Rodney School District has made a careful examination of the transportation facilities, the frequency of exposure to traffic hazards, and the possible existence of mechanical hazards which might affect the safety of pupils in the district and has determined the need for sidewalks leading to the Reilly Brown, Nellie Hughes Stokes, W. B. Simpson, and Caesar Rodney Schools as hereinafter set out; 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, Title 14, Delaware Code, have indicated their approval in writing of this program for the construction of sidewalks leading to said school sites;
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (three-fourths of all members elected to each house thereof concurring therein):
Section 1. The sum of $13,200 is hereby appropriated to the Caesar Rodney School District for the purpose of constructing sidewalks within the Caesar Rodney School District and acquiring the necessary rights-of-way therefor.
Section 2. The Caesar Rodney School District prior to the expenditure of any moneys appropriated herein shall supplement the sum appropriated herein in the amount of $8,800 no later than May 30, 1971. Said sum of $8,800 shall be transferred from the Caesar Rodney School District debt service account to the construction account for the purpose of implementing this Act. No other funds appropriated by the State of Delaware to the Caesar Rodney School District shall be used for the purposes set forth in this Act.
Section 3. The funds appropriated herein shall be used to construct the approximate linear footage of sidewalk at each location as shown below and for acquiring the necessary rights-of-way therefor at the following locations:
I. LAYTON AVENUE
Easterly side, from the southern end to Southern Boulevard 370 feet
II. SOUTHERN BOULEVARD
Northerly side, from Layton Avenue to
Camden-Wyoming Avenue 667 feet
III. CAESAR RODNEY AVENUE
Easterly and westerly sides, from Old North Road to
Camden-Wyoming Avenue 1,364 feet
IV. OLD NORTH ROAD
Northerly side, from Layton Avenue to a point 46 feet east
of the W.B. Simpson School. 1,035 feet
V. WILLOW GROVE ROAD
Westerly side, from Camden-Wyoming Avenue to a
point 720 feet south of Camden - Wyoming Avenue 720 feet
VI. OLD NORTH ROAD
Northerly side, from W.B. Simpson School to the
Caesar Rodney Senior High School. 1,340 feet
VII. WEST STREET
Easterly side, from Old North Road to
Camden-Wyoming Avenue 1,595 feet
VIII. WEBBS LANE
Southerly side, from end of Brown Elementary School property
to a point opposite Turner Drive 246 feet
Section 4. Any funds hereby appropriated that remain uncommitted on July 1, 1971 shall revert to the State.
Section 5. 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 other funds not otherwise appropriated.
Approved June 29, 1970.