CHAPTER 159

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 151

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"; PROVIDE FUNDS FOR A CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS; AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING AND APPROVING OF THE TRANSFER OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY BY THE SMYRNA SCHOOL DISTRICT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION FOR A CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE.

WHEREAS, Senate Bill 80, which became law on February 7, 1977 endorsed the expenditure of certain funds provided by the Capital Improvement Act of 1977 for a central administration office for the Department of Correction; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to make an appropriation to the Department of Correction for such central administration office; 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; provided, however, that the State appropriates $25,000 to the Smyrna School District to enable them to erect a storage shed for the District.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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. Amend Chapter 691, Volume 60, Laws of Delaware by striking the figure "500,000" as the same appears within the 1977 Annual Capital Projects Schedule on Page 19 and substituting in lieu thereof the figure "375,000".

Section 2. Amend Chapter 691, Volume 60, Laws of Delaware

by adding a new paragraph on Page 19 of the 1977 Annual Capital Projects Schedule, under the heading "Department of Corrections" to read as follows:

"Purchase and Renovations of a Central Administration Office $125,000"

Section 3. Amend Chapter 691, Volume 60, Laws of Delaware by changing all subtotals and totals to reflect the provisions of this Act.

Section 4. Under the provisions of Chapter 45, Title 7, Delaware Code, the Smyrna School District is hereby authorized and directed to transfer and convey certain lands or parcels of land with the buildings thereon erected and herein described to the Department of Correction for the purpose of a Central Administration Office:

"All that certain lot, piece or parcel of land with the improvement thereon erected situated in the Town of Smyrna, Kent County, State of Delaware; lying on the east side of Monrovia Street and on the east side of U.S. Route #13; being bounded on the west by U.S. Route #13 and Monrovia Street, on the north and east by other lands of

the Smyrna School District, and on the south by lands of William C. Darnell; and being more particularly described as follows to wit:

Beginning at the intersection of the east line of U.S. Route #13 and the east line of Monrovia Street; thence running from said point of beginning with the east line of Monrovia Street on the following two courses:

(1) North 2 deg. 42 min. 58 sec. East 58.08 feet; thence

(2) North 6 deg. 27 min. 12 sec. East 202.11 feet to a chisel mark cut in the curb at a corner for this lot and for other lands of the Smyrna School District; thence running with other lands of the Smyrna School District on the following two courses:

(1) South 84 deg. 16 min. East 235 feet to a railroad spike; thence (2) South 6 deg. 24 min. West 360.21 feet to a pipe set in line of lands of William C. Darnell; thence running with lands of said Darnell North 83 deg. 30 min. West 202.40 feet to a pipe set in the east line of U.S. Route #13; thence running with the east line of said road in a northwesterly direction with an 11509 foot radius

curve to the left an arc distance of 101.30 feet to the place

of beginning; and containing 1.8925 acres of land, be the same more or less."

Section 5. The Governor and the Board of Education of the Smyrna School District are authorized and empowered to execute

and deliver to the Department of Corrections a good and sufficient deed transferring and conveying the above described lands to the Department of Corrections subject to the conditions herein stated.

Approved July 14, 1977.