CHAPTER 137

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 301

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO RE-INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF DELMAR", BEING CHAPTER 137, VOLUME 61, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT WHICH MAY BE RAISED BY THE TAXATION OF REAL ESTATE, TO PROVIDE FOR ABSENTEE VOTING AT THE MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO PROVIDE FOR A DEPUTY MAYOR AND TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT WHICH MAY BE EXPENDED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL WITHOUT COMPETITIVE BIDDING.

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. Paragraph 30, Subsection (a), Section 4, Chapter 137, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is hereby further amended by striking out the words and figures "Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500, 000.00)" and substituting in lieu thereof the words and figures "One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00)."

Section 2. Subsection (c), Section 7, Chapter 137, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is hereby further amended by adding at the end of Subsection (c) the following sentence:

The Town Council of the Town of Delmar may, by ordinance, provide for any qualified voter to cast an absentee ballot at the municipal election.

Section 3. Section 8, Chapter 137, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is hereby further amended by inserting the letter "a" before the word "On" at the beginning of said Section and by adding at the end thereof a new Subsection to be designated as Subsection (b) to read as follows:

(b) At this biennial meeting, the Town Council shall organize and elect, by ballot, from among their own number, a Deputy Mayor who shall hold office for a term of two (2) years or until his successor shall be duly elected. The Town Council shall likewise elect such other officers and employees as may be determined to be necessary.

Section 4. Subsection 1, Section 26, Chapter 137, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is hereby further amended by striking out the words and figures "Three Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($3,500.00)" and substituting in lieu thereof the words and figures "Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00)."

Approved July 12, 1993