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OF CITIES AND TOWNS.

under this act

Duty of
Secretary

Duty of Mayor Section 7. It shall be the duty of the Mayor of said

- town of Delmar to sign all orders.on the Treasurer of the town or member designated to act as Treasurer of the fund arising from the sale of such bonds for all bills and expenses contracted for and approved by said The Mayor and Council of the town of Delmar for the construction of said sewer system and to sign all contracts and notices as well as all orders, notices, contracts with relation to the improvements of said town. It shall be the duty of the Secretary to keep an accurate record of all the business transacted by the said The Council in relation to and during the construction of said sewer system, and to attest all orders signed by the Mayor of the town on the Treasurer or person designated to act as treasurer, and other papers signed by the Mayor.

Section 8. The said The Mayor and Council of the Ordinances

town of Delmar is hereby authorized and empowered to pass such ordinances as it may deem necessary for the operation, management and control of said sewer system, through the streets, lanes and alleys of the town of Delmar and shall grant the use of said sewer system to all persons in said town on such terms and conditions as it shall seem just and proper.

Section 9. That any person or persons designedly or injury to sewer negligently injuring the said sewer system, or any part

thereof, or in any manner obstructing any of the pipes of said sewer system shall, for every such offense forfeit and pay to the Mayor and Council of the town of Delmar a fine not exceeding One Hundred Dollars ($100.00), to be recovered by the said The Mayor and Council of the town of Delmar before the Alderman of the said town of Delmar or any Justice of the Peace in Sussex County.

The said The Mayor and Council of the town of Delmar ë shall have power to impose fines and penalties for the

violation of any ordinances passed by them touching the protection of said sewer system.

Penalty for

system

Power to impose fines &c

OF CITIES AND TOWNS.

on bond issue

Section 10. That before the provisions of this Act shall go into effect the borrowing of a sum of money not to exceed Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000.00) as aforesaid shall be submitted to and approved by a majority of the votes cast at a special election which the said the Special election Mayor and Council of the town of Delmar is hereby authorized and directed to call within sixty days after the approval of this Act by the Governor. At such special election every male or female taxable of the town who is Who may vote eligible to vote at town elections in said town, who has no unpaid taxes in said town shall be entitled to one vote, for every Ten Dollars ($10.00) or fractional part thereof of taxes paid for the last year preceding such election. The said election shall be called by the Mayor and Council of the town of Delmar and shall be held, certified to, and recorded in the same manner as the election of a Mayor of said town. If the borrowing of the said money shall not be approved by the majority of said voters at In case of

rejection to said special election, the said the Mayor and Council of call another the town of Delmar is authorized and directed to call election another special election in less than ninety days thereafter to be held in like manner and for the same purpose. If at the second special election the borrowing of the said money shall not be approved by a majority of said vote, then the said the Mayor and Council of the town of Delmar is hereby authorized and directed to submit other ele the question to the voters at any annual election in the said town of Delmar.

Section 11. That the faith of the said town of Delmar is hereby pledged for the payment of the bonds authorized to be issued under this Act.

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OF CITIES AND TOWNS.

CHAPTER 254.

OF CITIES AND TOWNS.

AN ACT to amend Chapter 216, Volume 24, Laws of Delaware, en

titled, “An Act to Incorporate the town of Bethel."

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, (two-thirds of all the members of each branch of the Legislature concurring therein):

Section 1. That Chapter 216, Volume 24, Laws of Delaware entitled, “An Act to Incorporate the town of Bethel”, be and the same is hereby amended by inserting after the words “collected by him” in the last line of Section 9, the following to wit:

Sec. 9, Chap. 216, Vol. 24 emended

sioners to an

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Town Commis- It shall be the duty of the town Commissioners herein nually publish provided for to annually, at least two weeks before their

meeting in March, be published in some newspaper in the city of Laurel, a statement of the receipts and expenditures of the said Commissioners showing the balance, if any, which remains in their hands or in the hands of the town Treasurer at the time said statement is made. The said Commission shall also have, or cause to have published in five of the most prominent places in the said town of Bethel, a copy of the said statement.

And if the said Commissioners shall neglect, fail, or violation by refuse to make and publish, and post such statements as

aforesaid, the said Commissioners shall be subject to a fine of Ten Dollars ($10.00) per diem for each day they neglect to make, publish, and post such statements as aforesaid, said sum to be recovered before any Justice of the Peace appointed in and for Sussex County.

Approved February 24, A. D. 1913.

Penalty for

Commissioners

OF CITIES AND TOWNS.

CHAPTER 255.

OF CITIES AND TOWNS.

AN ACT to Amend an Act entitled, “An Act to Re-incorporate the

Town of Milton," being Chapter 193, Volume 23, Laws of Delaware.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, (two-thirds of all the members elected to each House concurring herein):

Sec. 2, Chap.

Section 1. That Chapter 193, Volume 23, Laws of Delaware, be, and the same is hereby amended by inserting 193, Vol. 23 in the fourth paragraph of Section 2 of said Act after the word “vote” in the fifth line of said paragraph and before the word “immediately” which follows it, the following:

"and every female citizen residing in said Town who fomele shall be of the age of twenty-one years, and shall have to vote paid the town tax last assessed to her, shall have the right to vote by paying to the Treasurer of said Town the sum of One Dollar."

Section 2. That all Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.

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OF CITIES AND TOWNS.

CHAPTER 256.

OF CITIES AND TOWNS.

AN ACT Entitled An Act authorizing the Council of "The Town of

Milton" to borrow money and issue Bonds to secure the Payment of the same for the purpose of providing a supply of water and a sewerage system for the Town of Milton.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, (two-thirds of the members elected to each branch concurring therein):

Town of Milton to borrow

water works and fire protection

Section 1. That the Council of “The Town of Milton to borrow ton” be and are hereby authorized and empowered to $20,000 for

borrow upon the credit of the said “The Town of Milton” a sum of money not exceeding the sum of Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.), which shall be applied, appropriated and expended for the purpose of erecting water works and furnishing the said Town with an ample supply of water for domestic purposes, and for the protection of said Town against fire, and a sum of money not exceeding Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.) which shall be applied, appropriated and expended for the purpose of constructing a sewerage system through the said Town. That the said Council of “The Town of Milton”, for the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of

this Act shall have the power and authority and are To issue bonds hereby directed to issue Bonds of “The Town of Mil

ton" of such denominations as they shall deem best, bearing interest at a rate not exceeding four per centum per annum payable semi-annually on the first days of July and January respectively, in each year at such Bank or Trust Company as the said Council shall desig.

To borrow $10,000 additional to construct & sewerage system

Interest

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