CHAPTER 26

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 314

AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING OVERTIME PAY FOR SNOW REMOVAL AND EMERGENCY ROAD PATCHING WORK, AND FOR CERTAIN HIGHWAY AND BRIDGE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS, AND FOR ACQUISITION OF LONG-LIFE, HEAVY EQUIPMENT THROUGH LEASE

(55-05-000) Division of Highways

 

Salaries - Overtime

440,000

Other Employment Costs

84,000

Capital Outlay - Equipment

1,000,000

Operations

 

Maintenance and Improvements

620,000

Emergency Bridge Repairs

250,000

Patching - North District

1,350,000

Patching - Central District

1,950,000

Patching - South District

2,950,000

Drainage

250 000

Transportation, Division of Highways, for the purpose of hiring additional employees effective May 1, 1979. The Department Is, therefore, authorized to increase the number of its General Fund positions for fiscal year 1979 by an additional 30 positions:

The amounts appropriated shall be as set forth below:

Section 2. The sum of $65,500 is hereby appropriated to the Department of

18 Equipment Operator 11

12 Auto Mechanic 1

TOTAL

8,894,000

Salaries and Wages of Employees

55,000

Other Employment Costs

10,500

shape, dig, or regrade ditches within the right-of-way or carrying water away from the General Assembly and the Controller General with a status report detailing the Cross road pipe may be included, but no paving of the roadway or raising of the grade of the roadway is intended.

right-of-way except where such ditch is the responsibility of a Tax Ditch Company. Drainage shall be used as follows:

Section 4. The Department of Transportation shall provide each member of the
Section 3. The amount of $250,000 appropriated in Section 1 of this Act for
At locations where flooding of roads and adjacent property occurred, to clean,

TOTAL

65,500

individual projects and accomplishments to the date of the report, as well as other information or data to explain adequately the projects and accomplishments. Said status report shall be provided each on June 15,1979, and September 14,1979.

Section 5. The amount of $1,000,000 appropriated in Section 1 of this Act for Capital Outlay shall be used for leverage-lease purchasing of long life, heavy equipment.

Section 8. Of the $1,350,000 appropriated in Section 1 of this Act for Patching -North District, the Department of Transportation is directed to allocate $400,000 to the City of Wilmington for the purpose of resurfacing and repairing State-Maintained Streets in the City of Wilmington.

Section 7. The sum of $500,000 is hereby appropriated to the Office of State Treasurer, as set forth below:

(12-05-000) State Treasurer

(12-05-001) Administration

Municipal Street Aid 500,000

Section 8. Chapter 51, Title 30, Delaware Code, to the contrary notwithstanding, the amount of $500,000 appropriated in Section 7 of this Act for Municipal Street Aid shall be allocated and distributed to the eligible recipients in the proportions set forth in House Bill No. 1139 (129th General Assembly). This allocation shall be used for the repair of winter and storm damaged streets and drainage and shall not be used for unrelated items, such as police, signing, or the purchase of equipment. Each municipality shall make a report to the Department of Transportation in accordance with Section 4 for inclusion in the report to the General Assembly and the Controller General. This allocation will conform to the terms and conditions expressed in Section 9 of this Act.

Section 9. The sums appropriated herein shall be considered a supplemental appropriation and shall be paid by the State Treasurer from funds of the General Fund not otherwise appropriated. Any funds remaining unencumbered on September 30, 1979, shall revert to the General Fund. Any funds remaining unexpended on December 31, 1979, shall revert to the General Fund.

Approved April 10, 1979