SENATE BILL NO. 71
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, PART II, TITLE 9 OF THE DELAWARE CODE AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY COUNCIL OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY TO VEST THE POWERS OF A SLUM CLEARANCE AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND OF A HOUSING AUTHORITY IN COUNTY DEPARTMENTS AND TO AUTHORIZE COUNTY DIRECTORS TO EXECUTE NECESSARY INSTRUMENTS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:
Section 1. Amend Chapter 11, Part II, of Title 9 of the Delaware Code by adding the following new section:
§1168. Vested powers of New Castle County Departments
All of the powers of a slum clearance and redevelopment authority which now or hereafter shall be authorized under Chapter 45 of Title 31 of the Delaware Code and all of the powers of a housing authority which are now or hereafter shall be authorized under Chapter 43 of Title 31 of the Delaware Code may be vested by Ordinance of New Castle County in such department or departments of the County government as County Council may determine and County Council may delegate to a department director or directors the authority to execute contracts, deeds, leases, mortgages and other instruments necessary to carry out the aforesaid powers."
Approved April 2, 1975