CHAPTER 650

FORMERLY SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION

NO. 34

DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION TO GRANT PERMISSION TO SAINT MATTHEW'S SCHOOL TO CLOSE PORTIONS OF CERTAIN STREETS IN WOODCREST DURING THE LUNCH AND RECESS PERIODS.

WHEREAS, on October 4, 1968 the Delaware State Highway Department gave permission to St. Matthew's School to close Curtis Avenue between Maryland Avenue and Birmingham Avenue during the school's lunch and recess periods if the school provided adequate barriers and adult supervision; and

WHEREAS, the present Department of Highways and Transportation desires that such arrangements be continued only upon the approval of the General Assembly; and

WHEREAS, the City of Wilmington in recent years has agreed with certain schools in that city to close off some streets to facilitate the safety of school children during recess.

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the 126th General Assembly, with the concurrence of the House of Representatives and the approval of the Governor as attested by his signature appended hereto, that the Department of Highways and Transportation is hereby directed to grant permission to Saint Matthew's School to close Curtis Avenue between Maryland Avenue and Birmingham Avenue in Woodcrest during the lunch and recess periods of that school; provided there are adequate barriers and adult supervision during such periods.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this resolution be forwarded to the Secretary of the Department of Highways and Transportation and to St. Matthew's School, 3 Curtis Drive, Woodcrest, Delaware.

Approved March 31, 1972.