CHAPTER 61

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 190

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 428, VOLUME 50 AND CHAPTER 240, VOLUME 62, LAWS OF DELAWARE ENTITLED "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF ELSMERE" AS AMENDED RELATING TO THE FISCAL AND BUDGET YEARS OF THE TOWN AS WELL AS THE AUTHORITY OF THE TREASURER AND PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE TOWN COUNCIL TO SIGN CHECKS ON BEHALF OF THE TOWN.

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 21, paragraph 2, Chapter 428, Volume 50 Delaware Laws, as

amended, by striking Section 21, paragraph 2 and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

The Treasurer shall not pay out any money except upon check or warrant countersigned by the Mayor and authorized by the Council. In case of the temporary absence or inability to act of the Treasurer, the President Pro Tempore shall be employed to countersign checks. The Treasurer shall attend all meetings of the Council."

Section 2. Amend Section 28, Chapter 428, Volume 50 Delaware Laws, as amended by

Chapter 240, Volume 62 Delaware Laws by striking Section 28 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new Section 28 to read as follows:

"The Fiscal Year of the Town of Elsmere shall begin on the first day of July of each year and shall end on the last day of June the following year. Such Fiscal Year shall also constitute the budget and accounting year, except as otherwise provided herein."

Section 3. Amend Section 29, Chapter 428, Volume 50 Delaware Laws, as amended by Chapter 240, Volume 62 Delaware Laws by striking the first paragraph of Section 29 and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"Annually each year and not later than the first Thursday in June, the Council shall cause to be submitted a budget containing a financial plan for conducting the affairs of the Town for the ensuing Fiscal Year."

Approved June 29, 1987.