CHAPTER 285

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 357

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 251, VOLUME 61, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED: "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE CITY OF DELAWARE CITY" RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF AN ASSESSOR FOR THE CITY OF DELAWARE CITY AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE REMOVAL OF ASSESSOR, CITY SECRETARY, CITY TREASURER AND MEMBERS OF BOARDS, BUREAUS AND COMMISSIONS.

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 7-02 of Chapter 251, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware, as amended by striking said section In its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new Section 7-02 to read as follows:

"Section 7-02. Assessor. The Mayor shall appoint, with the approval of majority

of all members of Council an Assessor, either an Individual, firm or other similar type organization. The Assessor need not be a resident of the City of Delaware City, The Assessor shall be appointed at the first regular Council meeting in January for a term of two years and prior to entering upon the duties of the office, as set forth In Article IV, shall be duly qualified by oath or affirmation to perform the duties of the office to the best of his/her ability and knowledge, without favor or partiality. The Assessor may be removed from office by the Mayor and three (3) members of Council or four (4) members of Council."

Section 2. Amend Section 7-03 of Chapter 251. Volume 61, Laws of Delaware, as amended, by adding thereto a new sentence to read as follows:

"The City Secretary may be removed from office by the Mayor and three (3) members of Council or four (4) members of Council."

Section 3. Amend Section 7-04 of Chapter 251, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware, as amended, by adding thereto a new sentence to read as follows:

"The City Treasurer may be removed from office by the Mayor and three (3) members of Council or four (4) members of Council."

Section 4. Amend Section 7-05, Chapter 251, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware, as amended, by adding thereto a new sentence to read as follows:

"Members of Boards, Bureaus and Commissions, may be removed from office by the Mayor and three (3) members of Council or four (4) members of Council."

Approved June 28, 1988