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FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 481

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF MILLVILLE, CHAPTER 217, VOLUME 24, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF MILLVILLE", TO AMEND SUBSECTION (a) OF SECTION 31, ENUMERATION OF POWERS BY ADDING AUTHORIZATION FOR IMPOSING "IMPACT FEES" FOR INSTALLING, ENLARGING, IMPROVING OR EXPANDING PUBLIC OR MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE COSTS OF OPERATIONS OF VOLUNTEER FIRE AND PARAMEDIC COMPANIES PROVIDING SERVICES WITHIN THE TOWN.

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 Section 31, Chapter 217, Volume 21, Laws of Delaware, as amended, by adding to the end of said subsection (a) the following:

“(44) To impose, upon new development or construction or upon first-time occupancy of new construction, such ‘impact fees’ as are reasonably calculated to recover the cost of installing, enlarging, improving or expanding public or municipal improvements which have a rational nexus to such new construction; and/or to contribute to the costs of operations of those volunteer fire companies and/or ambulance/paramedic companies providing services within the Town.”.

Approved September 07, 2006