CHAPTER 31

FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 103

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT TO RE-INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF CLAYTON" BY EXTENDING THE LIMITS OF SAID TOWN.

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

Section 1. The Charter of the Town of Clayton (Chapter 131, Volume 33, Laws of Delaware) is hereby amended by the addition of the following paragraph to the end of Section 1:

"In addition to the present limits of the Town of Clayton, the Town shall be extended to include all that certain tract, piece or parcel of land situated partly in Duck Creek Hundred and partly in Kenton Hundred, Kent County and State of Delaware, lying adjacent to the northeasterly corner of the corporate limits of the Town of Clayton and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit:

"BEGINNING at a point at a corner for this tract and the Town of Smyrna located in the northerly right-of-way line of Duck Creek Road (County Road No. 134), thence with said right-of-way line South 41 degrees, 30 minutes West 478.6 feet to a point in the easterly right-of-way line of a 30 foot wide road leading northerly to the Clayton disposal plant and landfill; thence with said easterly right-of-way line of said 30 foot wide road North 22 degrees, 30 minutes West 736.5 feet; thence with line of lands of the Town of Clayton North 74 degrees, 30 minutes East 567 feet to a point common to this tract and the Town of Smyrna; thence with line of the corporate limits of the town of Smyrna North 37 degrees, 42 minutes West 92 feet; thence continuing with said line of corporate limits of Town of Smyrna North 30 degrees, 27 minutes West 400 feet to the center line of Providence Branch which flows to Duck Creek, said Branch being the division line between Kent County and New Castle County: thence with said center line of said Branch its many courses and distances northwesterly 1700 feet, more or less, to a point in the easterly right-of-way line of the Penn Central Railroad; thence

with the easterly right-of-way line of Penn Central Railroad south

16 degrees East 1752 feet to a point set in said right-of-way line; thence crossing said right-of-way South 45 degrees 3 minutes West 728.06 feet to a point in the westerly right-of-way line of Green Spring Road (County Road No. 38); thence with said right-of-way line South 17 degrees East 481.62 feet to a point in the southerly right-of-way line of Duck Creek Road (now abandoned); thence with the southerly right-of-way line of Old Duck Creek Road (now abandoned) North 50 degrees 27 minutes East 225.5 feet; thence continuing with said right-of-way line of said road North 44 degrees 38 minutes East 478.71 feet to the centered line of the Penn Central Railroad; thence with the existing line of the corporate limits of the Town of Clayton North 72 degrees 6 minutes East 1597.8 feet to a corner; thence continuing with the existing line of the corporate limits of the Town of Clayton South

17 degrees 54 minutes East 538.4 feet to a point for this tract in line of the corporate limits of the Town of Smyrna; thence with line of the corporate limits of the Town of Smyrna North 46 degrees 13 minutes East 530 feet to a corner; thence continuing with line of the corporate limits of the Town of Smyrna North 42 degrees 6 minutes 14 seconds West 1184.39 feet to the point and place of beginning and containing 68.86 acres of land, be the same more or less.

EXCEPTING THEREFROM, HOWEVER, that portion of said land described in deed of Rebecca Dunn, single woman, to the Town of Clayton dated April 17, 1943 and of record in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds in and for Kent County, at Dover, in Deed Record E, Volume 16, page 454, said lands having heretofore been annexed into the corporate limits of the Town of Clayton on August 15, 1955 (Chapter 519, Volume 50, Laws of the State of Delaware)."

Approved April 11, 1971.