SENATE BILL NO. 80
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 691, VOLUME 60, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED: "AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO BORROW MONEY TO BE USED FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AND EXPENDITURES IN THE NATURE OF CAPITAL INVESTMENTS AND TO ISSUE BONDS AND NOTES THEREFOR AND APPROPRIATING THE MONIES TO VARIOUS AGENCIES OF THE STATE AND TO BORROW MONEY TO BE USED FOR THE LOCAL SHARE OF SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROGRAMS AND TO ISSUE BONDS AND NOTES THEREFOR
AND APPROPRIATING THE MONIES TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION ON BEHALF OF LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS."
WHEREAS, the Capital Improvement Act of 1977 provided funds in the amount of $500,000 to the Department of Correction for the purpose of planning, engineering and feasibility study for the placement of a Women's Correctional Institution; and
WHEREAS, there remains a $125,000 surplus in the appropriation; and
WHEREAS, appropriations for $100,000 have not been provided to make available a central administration office for the Department of Correction; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Smyrna School District has determined that the Thomas D. Clayton School is a surplus facility and it fails to meet acceptable standards for an educational program; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Smyrna School District will make a property transfer for the Thomas D. Clayton School
and grounds to the Department of Correction for $25,000 to erect,
on a 6' concrete slab, an American metal building or equal, approximately 78 feet by 30 feet storage shed to be used by the Smyrna School District in return for the Thomas D. Clayton School.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Three-fourths of all the members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):
Section 1. Funds appropriated in Chapter 691, Volume 60, Laws of Delaware for the planning, engineering and feasibility study for the placement of a Women's Correctional Institution surplus funds ($100,000) shall be used for the purpose of making renovations and providing equipment to occupy the Thomas D. Clayton School as the Central Administration Office for the Department of Correction, and provide $25,000 to construct one (1) metal building, approximately seventy-eight (78) feet by thirty (3) feet, for a storage facility to the Smyrna School District.
Approved February 7, 1977.