CHAPTER 13

FORMERLY SENATE BILL NO. 137

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO ADMINISTER AND DISTRIBUTE $647,422.00 IN THE FORM OF GRANTS TO THE TOWN OF SELBYVILLE FROM FUNDS AUTHORIZED UNDER CHAPTER 736, VOLUME 57, LAWS OF DELAWARE.

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

Section 1. The Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is hereby authorized and empowered to administer and distribute $647,422.00 to the Town of Selbyville in the form of grants from funds heretofore authorized under the provisions of Chapter 736, Volume 57, Laws of Delaware; provided, however, that the following provisions have been met:

(a) That the Secretary shall develop procedures for the administration and distribution of said grant;

(b) That the Selbyville project receive no less than 25% of the total cost, eligibility for which has been determined by the Secretary and the Federal Water Pollution Control Administration pursuant to Public Law No. 660, however, in no case shall the grant of state funds exceed 33 1/3% of the total cost of the water pollution control facilities;

(c) That the acquisition of real property shall not be an eligible project cost;

(d) That in computing costs for said project, no deduction shall be made for any Federal grants made for such project;

(e) That the Selbyville project has met an abatement plan approved by the Secretary.

Section 2. "Water pollution control facilities" as used hereinabove shall mean engineering services rendered in the design and construction of the project, waste water treatment plants, intercepting sewers (collection system excluding house connections), repair of streets damaged in the construction process, or any other necessary appurtenances required for proper operation of the system.

Approved March 30, 1971.