TITLE 2

Transportation

Aeronautics

CHAPTER 9. AIRPORTS OF POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS

Subchapter III. Federal Aid


Every political subdivision may accept, receive and receipt for federal moneys, and other moneys, either public or private, for the acquisition, construction, enlargement, improvement, maintenance, equipment or operation of airports and other air navigation facilities, and sites therefor, and comply with the provisions of the laws of the United States and any rules and regulations made thereunder for the expenditure of federal moneys upon such airports and other air navigation facilities.

Code 1935, c. 167; 45 Del. Laws, c. 300, § 9(1); 2 Del. C. 1953, § 931.;

(a) The governing body of any political subdivision may designate the Department of Transportation as its agent to accept, receive and receipt for federal moneys in its behalf for airport purposes and to contract for the acquisition, construction, enlargement, improvement, maintenance, equipment or operation of such airports, or other air navigation facilities, and may enter into an agreement with the Department of Transportation prescribing the terms and conditions of the agency in accordance with federal laws, rules and regulations and applicable laws of this State.

(b) The moneys that are paid over by the United States government shall be paid over to the political subdivision under such terms and conditions as may be imposed by the United States government in making the grant.

Code 1935, c. 167; 45 Del. Laws, c. 300, § 9(2); 2 Del. C. 1953, § 932; 57 Del. Laws, c. 671, § 13; 60 Del. Laws, c. 503, § 26.;

(a) All contracts for the acquisition, construction, enlargement, improvement, maintenance, equipment or operation of airports or other air navigation facilities, made by the political subdivision itself or through the agency of the Department of Transportation, shall be made pursuant to the laws of this State governing the making of like contracts.

(b) Where the acquisition, construction, improvement, enlargement, maintenance, equipment or operation is financed wholly or partly with federal moneys, the political subdivision, or the Department of Transportation as its agent, may let contracts in the manner prescribed by the federal authorities, acting under the laws of the United States, and any rules or regulations made thereunder, notwithstanding any other state law to the contrary.

Code 1935, c. 167; 45 Del. Laws, c. 300, § 9(3); 2 Del. C. 1953, § 933; 57 Del. Laws, c. 671, § 13; 60 Del. Laws, c. 503, § 26.;