Public Lands, Parks and Memorials
CHAPTER 49. Maintenance and Construction of Memorials in the Town of Lewes
The Department of State shall have the full and complete care and supervision of the DeVries Monument, at Lewes, Delaware, the Zwaanendael Museum, at Lewes, Delaware, and such other buildings, memorials or parks as come under the jurisdiction of the Department of State. The Department of State shall keep the property in its custody in proper condition at all times; and shall cause reasonable and necessary repairs to be made.Code 1935, § 6225; 45 Del. Laws, c. 295, § 2; 7 Del. C. 1953, § 4902; 57 Del. Laws, c. 608, § 2B;
(a) The Department of State may have constructed in the Town of Lewes a memorial to sailors which may be either a building, monument, park or other appropriate construction, and which shall be given an official name by the Department of State, when it is completed.
(b) The Department of State may prepare plans, specifications and drawings and employ such needed assistants as are necessary, including an architect or architects; advertise for bids; require bidders to give proper bonds; reject any and all bids for reasons deemed sufficient to said Department of State; enter into agreements and contracts necessary to carry on the work of constructing the proposed memorial including contracts for services, labor and materials needful or proper for the purposes aforesaid or any of them; call upon any other department or agency of the state government for advice and assistance in planning the proposed memorial and to further the work of construction when necessary plans have been completed.Code 1935, § 6226; 45 Del. Laws, c. 295, § 3; 7 Del. C. 1953, § 4903; 57 Del. Laws, c. 608, § 2B; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1;
Any funds received from other than state appropriations may be paid to the Secretary of Finance who shall keep the same in a separate fund or account, and such funds shall be used only for the purpose of carrying out this chapter.Code 1935, § 6227; 45 Del. Laws, c. 295, § 4; 7 Del. C. 1953, § 4904; 57 Del. Laws, c. 608, §§ 2A, 2C;