HOUSE BILL NO. 413
AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF SLAUGHTER BEACH", BEING CHAPTER 167, VOLUME 37, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, BY EXTENDING THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE TOWN OF SLAUGHTER BEACH.
WHEREAS, it appears that, at a special election called and held under the auspices of'the Commissioners of the Town of Slaughter Beach on May 30, 1977, pursuant to due notice, the question of the annexation and inclusion of the lands or territory hereinafter described into the corporate limits of the Town of Slaughter Beach was submitted to the qualified voters and real estate owners within said territory, and that a majority of said voters and real estate owners did approve the proposed annexation.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (two-thirds of all members elected to each branch concurring therein):
Section 1. Chapter 167; Volume 37, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is further amended by adding and inserting therein after Section 2 thereof a new section to be designated and known as Section 2B, to read as follows:
"Section 2B. The boundaries of the Town of Slaughter Beach are extended to include the lands or territory known as the Marvel Land, bounded and described as follows to wit:
ALL that certain tract, piece and parcel of land, lying and being in Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex County and State of Delaware, fronting on the southwesterly side of the 60 foot right-of-way of County Route 204, adjoining other lands of grantees and other lands of grantors, and more particularly described as follows, to wit:
BEGINNING at a concrete monument set on the Southwesterly right-of-way line of County Route 204, at the northwesterly corner of other lands of grantees; thence proceeding with said other lands of grantees South 14 degrees 35 minutes 24 seconds West 978.27 feet to an iron pipe set at the northeasterly corner of lands of the heirs of Frank Davis Watson; thence running with said lands of the Watson heirs North 75 degrees 35 minutes 36 seconds West 421.40 feet to an an iron pipe in line of other lands of grantors; thence following said line of other lands of grantors North 14 degrees 35 minutes 24 seconds East 1078.91 feet to an iron pipe set on aforementioned southwesterly right-of-way line of County Route 204; thence running with said right-of-way line South 62 degrees 18 minutes 16 seconds East 390.37 feet; thence finally continuing with said right-of-way line and deflecting right along a 718.95 foot radius curve, the chord of which bears South 60 degrees 26 minutes 22 seconds East 42.62 feet, an arc distance of 42.62 feet to the place of BEGINNING. Containing 9.956 acres of lands, more or less.
The Commissioners of the Town of Slaughter Beach shall cause a plot of said addition to the Town of Slaughter Beach to be recorded in the Recorder's Office in and for Sussex County at Georgetown, and said extension of the boundaries of said'Town shall become effective in law at the time the said plot is recorded.
Section 2. This Act shall take effect notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in Section 101, Title 22, Delaware Code.
Approved July 20, 1977.