CHAPTER 130

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 117

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 121, VOLUME 32, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A BOARD OF WATER AND LIGHT COMMISSIONERS FOR THE CITY OF NEW CASTLE" RELATING TO THE SECRETARY OF THE BOARD AND THE SALARIES OF THE COMMISSIONERS.

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 121, Volume 32, Laws of Delaware, as amended, by striking Section 2 thereof in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"Section 2. The Commission, in April of each year, shall elect one of their number as President, and shall appoint a Secretary, who need not be a Commissioner. The City Treasurer shall be Treasurer of the Commission, and shall hold the funds of the Commission in a separate account at the New Castle Trust Company, and shall pay the same out on orders signed by the President and Secretary. The Treasurer shall give such additional bond as the Commissioners may require. No Commissioner shall hold any office of profit under the Commission, except as otherwise provided in Section 11, or contract with it for work or supplies."

Section 2. Amend Chapter 121, Volume 32, Laws of Delaware, as amended, by striking Section 6 thereof in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"Section 6. The Commissioners shall appoint a Superintendent. The Superintendent shall perform such services and duties upon such terms and conditions as the Commissioners shall deem appropriate."

Section 3. Amend Chapter 121, Volume 32, Laws of Delaware, as amended, by striking Section 11 thereof in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"Section 11. Commencing April 1, 1995, the President of the Board shall receive an annual salary of Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($2,500.00) and each member of the Board shall receive an annual salary of Two Thousand Four Hundred Dollars ($2,400.00) for their services, payable monthly out of the funds of the Board, and in addition to their necessary expenses in the performance of their duties."

Approved July 6, 1995