CHAPTER 304

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 331

AN ACT TO CORRECT ERRORS AND DISCREPANCIES BETWEEN NEW CASTLE COUNTY DISTRICT LINES AND LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT LINES.

WHEREAS, New Castle County Council Council pursuant to Substitute No. 1 to Ordinance No. 91-208, reapportioned New Castle County's Councilmanic Districts; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Elections for New Castle County requested technical changes to the redistricting; and

WHEREAS, it appears that there may be no authority in the Government of New Castle County to make the recommended changes in district lines.

NOW THEREFORE:

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. The County Council of New Castle County district lines as

established by Substitute No. 1 to New Castle County Ordinance No 91-208 adopted by County Council of New Castle County on October 22, 1991, are hereby amended by adding the language which is underlined and deleting the language which is bracketed as set forth as follows:

"DISTRICT 1

The First Councilmanic District shall comprise all that portion of New Castle County bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of Lancaster Pike (Del. 48) and Centre Road (Del. 141), thence southerly along the center line of Centre Road (Del. 141) to its intersection with Faulkland Road, thence westerly along the center line of Faulkland Road to its intersection with Red Clay Creek, thence southerly along the center line of Red Clay Creek to its intersection with the east bound lane of the Robert Kirkwood Highway (Del. 2), thence southwesterly along the center line of the east bound lane of the Robert Kirkwood Highway (Del. 2) to its intersection with [Old] Harmony Road, thence southeasterly along the center line of [Old] Harmony Road to its intersection with White Clay Creek, thence northeasterly along the center line of White Clay Creek to its intersection with the Delaware Park Entrance Road, thence southeasterly along the center line of the Delaware Park Entrance Road until its intersection with Ogletown Road (Del. 273), thence southwesterly along the center line of the Ogletown Road (Del. 273) to its intersection with Harmony Road, thence southerly along the center line of Harmony Road until its intersection with Del. 273, thence southeasterly along the center line of Del. 273, which becomes Main Street, until its intersection with Del. 7, thence southerly along the center line of Del. 7 until its intersection with U.S. 40, thence northeasterly along the center line of the east bound lane of U.S. 40 until its intersection with U.S. 13, thence northerly along the center line of the north bound lane of U.S. 13 until its intersection with Landers Lane extended to intersect with U.S. 13, thence easterly along the center line of Landers Lane (extended) to its intersection with New Castle Avenue, thence southerly along the center line of New Castle Avenue to its intersection with the northern boundary of the City of New Castle, thence easterly along the northern boundary of the City of New Castle extended to its intersection with the boundary between the States of Delaware and New Jersey, thence northerly along the boundary between the States of Delaware and New Jersey until its intersection with the southern boundary of the City of Wilmington extended east, thence along the southern boundary of the City of Wilmington to its Intersection with Lambson's Lane (County Road 370), thence westerly along the center line of Lambson's Lane to its intersection with New Castle Avenue (Del. 9), thence southerly along the center line of New Castle Avenue to its intersection with the [east] west bound lane of U.S. 1-295, thence westerly along the center line of the east bound lane of U.S. 1-295 to its intersection with a line drawn parallel to Hazelldell Avenue connecting U.S. 1-295 with a point on the north bound lane of U.S. 13, 130 feet north of the intersection of the north bound lane of U.S. 13 and Hazeldell Avenue, thence northerly along that line to its intersection with U.S. 13, thence northerly along the north bound lane of U.S. 13 to its intersection with the boundary of the City

of Wilmington, thence in a generally northerly direction along the boundary line of the City of Wilmington to its intersection with Lancaster Avenue (Del. 48), thence northwesterly along the center line of Lancaster Avenue (Del. 48) to the place of beginning.

DISTRICT 2

The Second Councilmanic District shall comprise all that portion of New Castle County bounded by a line beginning at the point of intersection of the boundary of the State of Delaware and the State of New Jersey and the State Delaware and the State of Pennsylvania, thence northwesterly along the boundary of the State of Delaware and the State of Pennsylvania to its intersection with the south bound lane of U.S. 202, thence southerly along the center line of the south bound lane of U.S. 202 to its intersection with the boundary of the City of Wilmington, thence easterly along the boundary of the City of Wilmington to its intersection with the boundary between the States of Delaware and New Jersey, thence northeasterly along, the boundary between the States of Delaware and New Jersey to the place of beginning.

DISTRICT 3

The Third Councilmanic District shall comprise all that portion of New Castle County bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of the south bound lane of U.S. 202 and the boundary between the States of Delaware and Pennsylvania, thence westerly along the boundary between the States of Delaware and Pennsylvania to its intersection with the boundary between the States of Maryland and Delaware, thence southerly along the boundary between the States of Maryland and Delaware to its intersection with Nottingham Road (Del. 273), [thence southeasterly along the center line of Nottingham Road (Del. 273) to its intersection with the boundary of the City of Newark, thence in a clockwise direction around the boundary of the City of Newark to its intersection] thence in an easterly and southerly direction along the center line of Nottingham Road (Del. 273) to its intersection with an imaginary point located at the western (rear) property boundaries of all of the properties facing Delrem. Windsor. Country Club Drives and Darien Road. from that point on an imaginary line extending in a northerly_direction from the last said intersection west of the properties located on Delrem Drive. north of Windsor Drive. and west of Country Club Drive and the extension of said imaginary line to its intersection with the northern boundary of the City of Newark west of Darien Road thence along the boundary of the CItY_Of Newark in an easterly direction to its intersection with New_London Road (Del 896) thence southerly and easterly along the center line of New London Road (Del. 896) to its intersection with the boundary of the City of Newark just north of Fairfield Crest, thence proceedina alma said boundary by its various courses to an imaginary point located on the_boundary of the_City of Newark easterly of the intersection of Woodhill Court and Wakefield Drive. thence from that point along an imaginary line extending southwesterly to New London Road (Del. 896) at a point just south of Fairfield Crest. to its intersection with New London Road (Del. 896) just south of Fairfield Crest. thence turning left and proceedina along the center line of New London Road (Del. 896) to its intersection with RAY Street thence in an easterly direction along the center line of Ray Street to its intersection with North College Avenue. thence in a northerly direction along the center line of North Colleae Avenue. to its intersection with Bogey Run. thence in an easterly direction along the center line of Bogey Run to its intersection with White Clay Creek, thence southeasterly and easterly along the center line of White Clay Creek to its intersection with the east bound lane of the Robert Kirkwood Highway (Del. 2), thence easterly along the center line of the east bound lane of the Robert Kirkwood Highway (Del. 2) to its intersection with Red Clay Creek thence northerly along the center line of Red Clay Creek to its intersection with Faulkland Road, thence easterly along the center line of Faulkland Road to its intersection with Centre Road (Del. 141), thence northeasterly along the center line of Centre Road (Del. 141) to its intersection with Lancaster Pike (Del. 48), thence southeasterly along the center line of Lancaster Pike (Del. 48), to its intersection with the boundary of the City of Wilmington, thence in a clockwise direction around the boundary of the City of Wilmington to its intersection with Greenhill Avenue, thence [northeasterly] southeasterly along the center line of Greenhill Avenue to its intersection with Seventh Street, thence southeasterly along the center line of Seventh Street to its intersection with Woodlawn Avenue, thence northeasterly along the center line of Woodlawn Avenue to its intersection with Ninth Street, thence southeasterly along the center line of Ninth Street to its intersection with North Union Street, thence northeasterly along the center line of North Union Street to its intersection with 14th Street,- thence southeasterly along the center line of 14th Street to its intersection with DuPont Street, thence northeasterly along the center line of DuPont Street to its intersection with 16th Street, thence southeasterly along the center line of 16th Street until its intersection with Delaware Avenue, thence southeasterly along the center line of Delaware Avenue until its intersection with Broom Street. thence in 1 northeasterly direction alana the center line of Broom Street to its intersection with the center line of Gilpin Avenue. thence in a southeasterly direction along the center line of Gilpin Avenue to its intersection with Franklin Street, thence northeasterly along the center line of Franklin Street until its intersection with Lovering Avenue, thence southeasterly along the center line of Lovering Avenue until its intersection with Van Buren Street, thence northeasterly along the center line of Van Buren Street until its intersection with Brandywine Creek, thence northerly along the center line of Brandywine Creek to its intersection with the boundary of the City of Wilmington, thence easterly along the boundary of the City of Wilmington to its intersection with the south bound lane of U.S. 202, thence northerly along the center line of the south bound lane of U.S. 202 to the place of beginning.

DISTRICT 4

The Fourth Councilmanic District shall comprise all that portion of New Castle County bounded by a line beginning at the point of intersection of the northern boundary of the City of Wilmington with the boundary line of the States of Delaware and New Jersey, thence in a generally westerly direction along the boundary of the City of Wilmington in a counter clockwise direction to its intersection with Brandywine Creek, thence southerly along the center line of Brandywine Creek to its intersection with Van Buren Street, thence southwesterly along the center line of Van Buren Street to its intersection with Lovering Avenue, thence northwesterly along the center line of Lovering Avenue to its intersection with Franklin Street, thence [southeasterly] southwesterly along the center line of Franklin Street to its intersection with Gilpin Avenue. thence in a northwesterly direction along the center line of_ailoln_Avenue_tsLits intersection with_groom Street. thence in a southwest direction along the center line of Broom Street to its intersection with Delaware Avenue, thence northwesterly along the center line of Delaware Avenue to its intersection with 16th Street, thence westerly along the center line of 16th Street to its intersection with DuPont Street, thence southwesterly along the center line of DuPont Street until its intersection with 14th Street, thence westerly along the centerline of 14th Street to its intersection with North Union Street, thence southwesterly along the center line of North Union Street to its intersection with Ninth Street, thence northwesterly along the center line of Ninth Street to its intersection with Woodlawn Avenue, thence southwesterly along the center line of Woodlawn Avenue to its intersection with Seventh Street, thence northwesterly along the center line of Seventh Street to its intersection with Greenhill Avenue, [thence southwesterly along the center line of Greenhill Avenue to its intersection with boundary of the City of Wilmington] thencefromthe center of said intersection in a westerly

Wilmington at Greenhill Avenue, thence along tthe] the boundary of the City of Wilmington in a counter clockwise direction to its intersection with the north bound lane of U.S. 13, thence southwesterly along the north bound lane of U.S. 13 until its intersection with a point 130 feet north of the intersection of Hazelldell Avenue and the north bound lane of U.S. 13, thence southeasterly along a line drawn beginning at that point paralleling Hazelldell Avenue until its intersection with the east bound lane of U.S. 1-295, thence easterly along the center line of the east bound lane of U.S. 1-295 until its intersection with New Castle Avenue (Del. 9), thence northerly along the center line of New Castle Avenue until its intersection with Lambson's Lane, thence easterly along the center line of Lambson's Lane until its intersection with the boundary of the City of Wilmington, thence southeasterly along the boundary of the City of Wilmington until its intersection with the boundary of the States of Delaware and New Jersey, thence northerly along the boundary between the States of Delaware and New Jersey to the place of beginning.

DISTRICT 5

The Fifth Councilmanic District shall comprise all that portion of New Castle County bounded by a line beginning at the point of intersection of the east bound lane of the Robert Kirkwood Highway (Del. 2) and [Old] Harmony Road, thence southwesterly along the center line of the east bound lane of the

Robert Kirkwood Highway (Del. 2) to its intersection with White Clay Creek, thence westerly along the center line of White Clay Creek [past Paper Mill Road to its next intersection with the boundary of the City of Newark boundary, thence in a counter clockwise direction around the boundary of the City of Newark to its intersection with Darien Road, thence southerly along the center line of Darien Road to its intersection with Country Club Drive, thence southerly along the center line of Country Club Drive to its intersection with Windsor Drive, thence westerly along the center line of Windsor Drive until its intersection with Delrem Drive, thence southerly along the center line of Delrem Drive until its intersection] in a northwesterly direction to its intersection with Boom Run. theace_tigning_ieft oritsz_the center line of Boaev Run and continuing in a westerly direction along the center line of Boaev Run by its various courses to its intersection with North College Avenue. thence in a southerly direction along the center line of North College Avenue to its intersection with Ras Street. thence in a westerly direction alon_g_the center line of Ray Street to its intersection with the center line of New London Road (Del. 896) thence in a northerly and westerly direction along the center line of New London Road (Del. 896) to its intersection with an imaginary point located just south of Fairfield Crest. thence from that point northerly along an imaginary line extending to the northern boundary of the City of Newark. east of the intersection of Woodhill Court and Wakefield Drive thence along the boundary of the City of Newark in a counter clockwise direction to its intersection with New London Road (Del 896) north of Fairfield Crest. thence turning right onto New London Road Del 896) and proceeding in a northwesterly direction along said road to its intersection with the northernmost boundary of the City of Newark thence turning left onto said boundary and proceeding along said boundary to its intersection with an imaginary line extending from Nottingham Road to said intersection running west of Darien Road. east of Point Avenue. west of Country Club Drive. east of Fair Valley Road. north of Windsor Drive and west of Delrem Drive. thence along said imaginary line to its intersection with Nottingham Road (Del. 273), thence northwesterly along the center line of Nottingham Road (Del. 273) to its intersection with the boundary between the States of Delaware and Maryland, thence southerly along the boundary between the States of Delaware and Maryland until its intersection with the east bound lane of U.S. 40, thence easterly along the center line of the east bound lane of U.S. 40 to its intersection with Salem Church Road, thence northerly along the center line of Salem Church Road until its intersection with Old Baltimore Pike, thence [westerly] easterly along the center line of Old Baltimore Pike, to its intersection with Del. 273, Main Street, thence northwesterly along the center line of Del. 272, Main Street, until its intersection with Harmony Road, thence northerly along the center line of Harmony Road to its intersection with Ogletown Road, thence northeasterly along the center line of Ogletown Road until its intersection with the Delaware Park Entrance Road, thence northwesterly along the center line of the Delaware Park Entrance Road until its intersection with White Clay Creek, thence westerly along the center line of White Clay Creek until its intersection with the center line of [Old] Harmony Road, thence to the place of beginning.

DISTRICT 6

The Sixth Councilmanic District shall comprise all that portion of New Castle County bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of the boundaries of the States of Delaware and New Jersey and the northern boundary of the City of New Castle extended east, thence along the boundary of the City of New Castle to its intersection with New Castle Avenue (Del. 9), thence northerly along the center line of New Castle Avenue to its intersection with Landers Lane, thence westerly along the center line of Landers Lane to its dead end, thence along a line extending Landers Lane to its intersection with the north bound lane of U.S. 13, thence southerly along the north bound lane of U.S. 13 until its intersection with the east bound lane of U.S. 40, thence westerly along the center line of U.S. 40 until its intersection with Del. 7, thence northerly along the center line of Del. 7 until its intersection with Del. 273, thence northwesterly along the center line of Del. 273, which becomes Main Street, until its intersection with Old Baltimore Pike, thence westerly along the center line of Old Baltimore Pike until its intersection with Salem Church Road, thence southerly along the center line of Salem Church Road until its intersection with the eastbound lane of U.S. 40, thence westerly along the center line of the east bound lane of U.S. 40 until it intersects with the boundary between the States of Maryland and Delaware, thence southerly along the border between the States of Maryland and Delaware to its intersection with the boundaries between New Castle County and Kent

County, thence easterly along the boundary between New Castle County and Kent County to its intersection with the boundary between the States of Delaware and New Jersey, thence northeasterly along the boundary between the State of Delaware and New Jersey to the place of beginning.

DISTRICT 7

The boundaries of the Seventh Councilmanic District shall comprise all of New Castle County."

Section 2. The district boundaries established herein shall be effective as of the first Tuesday in January, 1993; however, for the General Election of November, 1992, the members of County Council shall be elected based upon the new districts described herein.

Approved July 2, 1992.