HOUSE BILL NO. 146
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CONVEYANCE OF THE PROPERTY KNOWN AS 308 WEST STREET IN THE CITY OF WILMINGTON FROM THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO THE CITY OF WILMINGTON.
WHEREAS, the State of Delaware obtained title to the property situate at 308 West Street in the City of Wilmington by deed recorded on January 22, 1924 as more fully appears in Deed Record Book Q, Volume 32, Page 100 of the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for New Castle County; and
WHEREAS, said property and the improvements thereon were from that time forward utilized by the Department of Correction for various correctional programs; and
WHEREAS, the age and decrepitude of the subject property now renders it unsuitable for any further use by the Department of Correction; and
WHEREAS, the City of Wilmington and its Department of Planning and Development are desirous of securing title to the property for rehabilitation as part of its Urban Renewal Program.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. The Governor is hereby authorized to execute a good and sufficient deed on behalf and under the Great Seal of the State of Delaware conveying to the City of Wilmington all of the right, title and interest of the State in that certain parcel of real estate, together with the improvements thereon, known as 308 West Street in the City of Wilmington, the metes and bounds of which are more particularly described in New Castle County Deed Record Book Q, Volume 32, Page 100, for and in consideration of the payment by the City of Wilmington to the State of Delaware of one dollar.
Section 2. The conveyance authorized by Section 1 of this Act shall be deemed to be for a public purpose.
Approved May 29,1979.