SENATE BILL NO. 287
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 138, VOLUME 41, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED BEING "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF CLAYTON" BY PERMITTING THE TOWN OF CLAYTON TO LEVY A SEPARATE GARBAGE ASSESSMENT.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):
Section 1. Amend Section 7 of Chapter 138, Volume 41, Laws of Delaware by adding thereto a new paragraph to read as follows:
"In addition to the powers set forth in Section 7 of the aforesaid Charter, Council shall have the power, by ordinance or resolution to promulgate an assessment for the collection of a garbage collection fee for the reasonable value of any service provided by the Town itself or through a contract or other award for the collection of garbage through a private vendor. The Town may assess a collection fee based upon a garbage collection unit which may be residential, or commercial as Council deems appropriate, and said collection fee may be levied, assessed and collected at the same time and in same manner as the regular annual property tax for each garbage collection unit pursuant to the Town Charter and may be placed on an annual tax bill for each tax collection unit as a separate item or may be imposed on a monthly or quarterly basis."
Approved July 7, 1981.