CHAPTER 186

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 115

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 42, VOLUME 53, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "AN ACT AMENDING, REVISING AND CONSOLIDATING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF SEAFORD".

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 Chapter 42, Volume 53, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 290, Volume 62, by deleting Section 3 in its entirety and substituting the following in lieu thereof:

"Section 3. The Government of the City and the exercise of all power conferred by this charter, except as otherwise provided herein, shall be rested in a Mayor and City Council. The term of the Mayor of the City of Seaford shall be a period of two (2) years. The City Council shall be composed of five (5) members, each of whose term shall be for a period of three (3) years. Annual salaries of the Mayor and members of the City Council shall be as determined by the City Council."

Section 2. Amend Chapter 42, Volume 53, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 290, Volume 62, Laws of Delaware, by deleting Section 14, Subparagraph (1) in its entirety and substituting the following in lieu thereof:

"(1) The aggregate amount involved is not more than Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00)."

Section 3. Amend Chapter 42, Volume 53, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 387, Volume 58 and Chapter 586, Volume 58 and Chapter 71, Volume 60 and Chapter 289, Volume 61 and Chapter 327, Volume 66, by deleting the first sentence of Section 7 (A) and substituting in lieu thereof:

"The annual municipal election shall be held on the first Monday in March of each and every year and shall be conducted by the holding-over members of the City Council or by such other officers as the members of the City Council may designate, either from among themselves or from among the other qualified voters of the City."

Section 4.- Amend Chapter 42, Volume 53, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 387, Volume 58 and Chapter 586, Volume 58 and Chapter 71, Volume 60 and Chapter 289, Volume 61 and Chapter 327, Volume 66, by deleting the second sentence of Section 7- (A) in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

The polls shall be opened at 7:00 a.m. and shall close at 8:00 p.m. prevailing time unless only one candidate has been nominated for each office which has expired and for which nominations have been received."

Section 5. Amend Chapter 42, Volume 53, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 343, Volume 63 and Chapter 327, Volume 66, by deleting the first sentence of the third paragraph of Section -15(8) which states "The City Manager shall render to the City Council at the first meeting in each and every month a true, accurate and detailed account of all monies collected or received by him in the performance of his duties." in its entirety and substituting the following in lieu thereof:

"The City Manager shall render to the City Council as- part of the budget process a true, accurate and detailed account of all monies collected or received by the City during the prior fiscal year."

Approved August 9, 1991.