HOUSE BILL NO. 11
AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT TO RE-INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF DELMAR," RELATING TO ORDINANCES AND THE POWER TO BORROW MONEY.
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. Amend Section 21, Chapter 182,Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, by striking the first paragraph beginning with the words "The Council" and ending with the word "following", and substitute in lieu thereof a new paragraph which shall read as follows:
"The Council may borrow money and issue bonds or certificates of indebtedness to secure the payment thereof, on the faith and credit of the Town of Delmar for the payment of current operating expenses and obligations; for the purchase, erection, extension, enlargement or repair of any plant, machinery, appliances or equipment, for the supply or the manufacture and distribution of electricity, gas, light, heat or power purposes or the furnishing of water to the public, for the construction, repair or improvement of highways, streets or lanes, or paving, curbing or erection of gutters along the same for the construction or repair of sewers, or sewage disposal equipment or to defray the cost of the share of the Town of the cost of any permanent municipal improvement; provided, however, that the borrowing of the money thereof shall be authorized by the Town Council and approved in a manner hereafter designated. The borrowing of moneys for the refunding of indebtedness of the Town or for the payment of current operating expenses and indebtedness of the Town in an amount not to exceed one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00), shall require only the approval and authorization of the Council at two regular scheduled Mayor and Council meetings, the second of which shall be held at least thirty days and not more than sixty days following the date of the first approval. All other borrowing of funds shall be in a manner and at the time following:"
Section 2. Amend Section 22, Chapter 182, Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, by striking the first paragraph of Section 22 and substituting in lieu thereof the following:
"The Council is hereby vested with authority to enact ordinances or resolutions relating to any subject within the powers and functions of the town, or relating to the government of the Town, its peace and order, its sanitation, beauty, the health, safety, convenience and comfort of its population, and the protection and preservation of property, and to fix, impose and enforce the payment of fines and penalties for the violation of such ordinances or resolutions, and no provision of this subject shall be held to be restrictive of the power to enact ordinances or resolutions on any subject not specifically enumerated."
Approved March 26, 1975.