CHAPTER 24

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 11

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO RE-INCORPORATE THE CITY OF HARRINGTON" BEING CHAPTER 115, VOLUME 69, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CITY TREASURER.

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 115, Volume 69, Laws of Delaware, as amended, by striking section 7.2.3 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"7.2.3. Treasurer. The City Council shall appoint the City Manager as the City Treasurer who shall be custodian of all City funds and shall authorize deposit into federally-insured banking institutions located in the city as necessary.

The Treasurer shall pay no money except upon warrant or check countersigned by the Mayor, or in the Mayor's absence, by the Vice-Mayor.

The Mayor or Vice Mayor and City Treasurer shall sign no warrant or check on the city Treasury unless authorized by City Council pursuant to appropriation made by Council.

The Treasurer shall be responsible for seeing that a true and detailed account of all monies received by the City is maintained on a current basis. The books and accounts of the City shall at all times be open to inspection by the Council or Mayor.

The City Treasurer shall make such reports and at such times as the Council may direct.

The City Treasurer shall be required to give bond in such amount and in such form with such surety as the Council shall determine and approve, the cost of said bond to be paid by the City."

Approved May 7, 1997