CHAPTER 295

FORMERLY

SENATE SUBSTITUTE NO. 1

TO

SENATE BILL NO. 371

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 138, VOLUME 68, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF DAGSBORO" TO REVISE THE PROCEDURES FOR THE ANNUAL MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.

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. Section 4, Chapter 138, Volume 68, Laws of Delaware, As

Amended, is amended by striking said subsection in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"Section 4. The Government of the Town in the exercise of all powers conferred by this Charter, except as otherwise provided herein, shall be vested in and exercised by a five (5) member Town Council, each of whom shall be elected by a popular vote as hereinafter provided. The term of office for each member of the Town Council shall be two (2) years, commencing at the Annual Meeting of the Town Council following his/her election and continuing until his/her successor is duly elected and qualified. Town Council members shall continue to serve as Council members and officers of the Town from and after the effective date of this Charter as amended until the successors are duly elected or appointed. The Mayor and each Council person shall receive as compensation such amount as shall be determined by the Town Council by ordinance or resolution for attendance at any regular meeting, special meeting or workshop meeting. The time of payment shall be determined by the Town Council, but in no event shall such compensation be paid less frequently than quarterly."

Section 2. Subsection C, Section 7, Chapter 138, Volume 68, Laws of

Delaware, is amended by striking said subsection in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

At the annual municipal election to be held on the first Saturday in December, A.D. 1992, two (2) members of the Town Council shall be elected. Each of the Councilperson so elected shall serve for a period of one (1) year or until his/her successor has been duly elected and qualified. At the annual municipal election to be held the first Saturday in December, A.D. 1993, three (3) members of the Town Council shall be elected. Each of the Councilperson so elected shall serve for a period of two (2) years or until his/her successor has been duly elected and qualified."

Section 3. Subsection D, Section 7, Chapter 138, Volume 68, Laws of

Delaware, is amended by striking said subsection in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

Thereafter, the terms of the Council shall be staggered so that at each Annual Municipal Election, there shall be elected Councilperson who shall serve for a term of two (2) years or until their successors have been duly elected and qualified."

Approved July 2, 1992.