HOUSE BILL NO. 146
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 216, VOLUME 27, LAWS OF DELAWARE AS AMENDED BY CHAPTER 454, VOLUME 60, CHAPTER 312, VOLUME 60, CHAPTER 233, VOLUME 51 AND CHAPTER 123, VOLUME 35 RELATING TO "AN ACT AMENDING, MERGING AND CONSOLIDATING THE CHARTER OF NEW CASTLE".
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 I. Amend Section 18, Chapter 216, Volume 27, Laws of Delaware as amended, by striking the said Section in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
"Section 18. The Council shall have power and authority to appropriate out of the Treasury, by ordinance or resolution passed by a majority of all members, all sums of money necessary to carry on the government of the City and defray the expenses thereof, and the said council shall fix and determine the salary or compensation to be paid to the Pollee Constables, and all other persons in the employ of the said City. The emoluments and compensations of the Mayor, President and members of council and Treasurer shall be set from time to time by ordinance duly adopted by the Mayor and council of New Castle. Until such an ordinance is passed, the Mayor shall receive twelve hundred dollars per year, President of Council. eleven hundred dollars per year, members of Council, one thousand dollars per year and Treasurer, eight hundred dollars per year. The compensation of any officer elected by the people shall not be changed during his or her continuance In office."
Approved April 12, 1985.