CHAPTER 563

HOUSE BILL NO. 1081

AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE COUNTY COUNCIL OF SUSSEX COUNTY TO PAY $7,500 TO THE SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO MATCH THE COUNTY'S SHARE OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED BY THE STATE FOR TAX DITCH WORK IN FISCAL 1975.

WHEREAS, by Chapter 749, Volume 57, Laws of Delaware, the General Assembly changed the amounts of appropriations to the Soil and Water Conservation Division for Tax Ditches; and

WHEREAS, by Chapter 749, Volume 57, Laws of Delaware, it was ordered that the "government of each county shall annually appropriate to the Soil and Water Conservation Division a sum equal to the annual appropriation to the Division by the General Assembly . . . .,"; and

WHEREAS, for the Fiscal Year 1975 Sussex County paid $22,500 although the state appropriation was $30,000; and

WHEREAS, Sussex County should now pay to the Soil and Water Conservation Division the sum of $7,500.

NOW, THEREFORE:

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. The County Council of Sussex County is hereby authorized and directed to pay the sum of $7,500 to the Soil and Water Conservation Division as the balance of its matching share of the annual appropriation by the General Assembly for Fiscal 1975.

Approved July 8, 1976