CHAPTER 344

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 708

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED, "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE 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 138, Volume 41, 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 piece, parcel or tract of land presently lying in Duck Creek Hundred, Kent County, State of Delaware, and lying east of and adjacent to the present limits of the Town of Clayton, lying on both sides of Smyrna-Clayton Avenue, being bounded on the west by the present limits of the Town of Clayton, on the north by lands now or late of Gilbert L. Johnson, on the east by lot #6 of the William Bryan lots and by Greens Branch and on the south by the south line of Smyrna Avenue and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit:

BEGINNING at the intersection of the present easterly town limits of Clayton with the south line of Smyrna Avenue, said point of beginning being South 79° 52' 45" West of and 496.23 feet from the intersection of the south line of Smyrna Avenue with the center of Greens Branch; thence running with the present easterly limits of the Town of Clayton North 14° 8' 44" West 740.10 feet to a point in said easterly limits at a corner for this parcel and for lands now or late of Gilbert L. Johnson; thence running with the division line of lands of Johnson and lands of Bothwell and lands of the Town of Clayton North 67° 48' 45" East 425.65 feet to a concrete monument; thence running with the division line between lands now or late of Johnson and lands of the Town of Clayton South 9° 39' 44" East 201.40 feet to a fence post; thence running with the division line between lands now or late of Johnson and lands of Olsen North 79° 48' 18" East 415.01 feet to a pipe; thence running with the division line between William Bryan lot #6 and lands of Olsen South 10° East 209.24 feet to a pipe set in the north line of the Smyrna Railroad; thence running with the north line of the Smyrna Railroad North 80° East 90.15 feet; thence crossing said Smyrna-Clayton Boulevard South 10° East 78.5 feet to a point in the south line of Smyrna-Clayton Boulevard and in the center of Greens Branch; thence running with the center of Greens Branch on the following four courses: (1) South 39° 12' 52" West 162.80 feet; thence (2) South 36° 17' 21" West 200.64 feet; thence (3) South 44° 17'48" West 100.18 feet to a point on the north side of a bridge over Greens Branch in Smyrna Avenue; thence (4) South 19° 58' 51" West 41.33 feet to a point in the center of Greens Branch and in the south line of Smyrna Avenue; thence running with the south line of Smyrna Avenue South 79° 52' 45" West 496.23 feet to the place of beginning and containing 12.35 acres of land, be the same more or less.

Approved May 31, 1974.