TITLE 9

Counties

Kent County

CHAPTER 41. GOVERNMENT OF KENT COUNTY

Subchapter III. Authorized Appropriations


The county government shall appropriate annually, and on May 1 of each year shall pay, the sum of $250 to each regularly organized and motorized fire company in Kent County, as certified by the Secretary of Kent County Volunteer Firemen's Association, for the maintenance and upkeep of their fire equipment.

Code 1935, § 1194A; 45 Del. Laws, c. 116, § 1; 9 Del. C. 1953, § 4131.;

(a) The government of Kent County shall appropriate annually and on October 1 of each year shall pay to the Kent County Volunteer Firemen's Association, the sum of $13,500 to be distributed by the Firemen's Association equally to each of the regularly organized and motorized fire companies, members of the Association, for the maintenance and upkeep of the fire equipment of the member companies.

(b) The county government shall appropriate annually and on October 1 of each year shall pay to the Kent County Volunteer Firemen's Association the sum of $800 to be used for the maintenance of radio equipment used in connection with volunteer fire fighting apparatus throughout the County.

39 Del. Laws, c. 4, § 1; 40 Del. Laws, c. 127; Code 1935, § 1194; 45 Del. Laws, c. 115; 47 Del. Laws, c. 8, § 1; 9 Del. C. 1953, § 4132; 49 Del. Laws, c. 330; 51 Del. Laws, c. 46; 56 Del. Laws, c. 87.;

(a) So long as any of the organizations listed in this subsection shall have an ambulance and provide ambulance service for the benefit of the residents of Kent County, the county government shall appropriate annually and on July 1 in each year shall pay the sum of $750 to such organization for the maintenance of its ambulance:

(1) Robbins Hose Company, No. 1, at Dover;

(2) David C. Harrison Post, No. 14, Inc., American Legion, at Smyrna;

(3) Camden-Wyoming Fire Company.

(b) So long as Carlisle Fire Company, of Milford, shall have an ambulance and provide ambulance service for the benefit of the residents of Kent and Sussex Counties, the county government may annually appropriate for and pay to such Company the sum of $250 for the maintenance of its ambulance.

41 Del. Laws, c. 104, § 1; 43 Del. Laws, c. 103, § 1; 43 Del. Laws, c. 104, § 1; 47 Del. Laws, c. 83, § 1; 9 Del. C. 1953, § 4133; 51 Del. Laws, c. 146; 55 Del. Laws, c. 386.;

The county government shall appropriate the sum of $750 annually to each of the regularly organized and motorized fire companies in Kent County for the maintenance of their rescue squad. Such sum shall be paid by the county government to each of the fire companies entitled thereto, certified by the Secretary of the Kent County Volunteer Firemen's Association on July 1 of each year.

9 Del. C. 1953, § 4134; 53 Del. Laws, c. 160.;

The county government may negotiate with the proper authorities of the various cities and towns, and with private individuals or contractors within the County as to the establishment of public dumping areas open to the use of the general public, and further the county government may expend a sum not to exceed $75,000 as cost to the County in the purchase of land for said disposal or in the various contracts with the towns, cities and private individuals or contractors. The county government may tax the general public of Kent County annually to defray the cost and expenses of the public dumping areas.

9 Del. C. 1953, § 4135; 56 Del. Laws, c. 234, § 1.;

The county government may appropriate each year for community services of general benefit to the County and its residents such amounts as it may deem just and proper.

9 Del. C. 1953, § 4136; 58 Del. Laws, c. 354, § 1.;

The county government may determine whether additional methods or procedures relating to county records and assessments are required for Kent County, and may direct the payment therefor from the general funds of the County.

9 Del. C. 1953, § 4137; 58 Del. Laws, c. 354, § 2.;

The County is authorized to lend, to sewer districts created by the County, funds, other than general funds of the County or funds dedicated to purposes other than the construction or improvement of sewers in the County, any available funds on terms deemed commercially reasonable by the Levy Court.

64 Del. Laws, c. 441, § 1.;