SENATE BILL NO. 8
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF DOVER RELATING TO COUNCIL AND THE MAYOR.
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 5 of Article II of the charter of the City of Dover by deleting the sentence:
"If a councilman files and runs for mayor, whether or not they are elected to said office, the term as councilman shall automatically expire on the second Monday of May on the year of the election; and if they have a year remaining on their term, then their office as councilman shall be filled at the same annual election in which they have filed to run for the office of mayor."
Approved February 22, 2011