CHAPTER 134

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 191

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF LAUREL.

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 Chapter 288, Volume 64, Laws of the State of Delaware, the Charter of the Town of Laurel by making deletions as shown by strikethrough and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

Structure of Government

Section 4.

(e) The Mayor shall receive an annual salary of $1,920, the time of payment to be determined by the Town Council, but in no event shall such salary be paid less than quarterly. The salary of the mayor may be increased by a Resolution adopted by two thirds of all of the elected members of the Town Council.

(f) Each member of the Town Council shall receive an annual salary of $960, the time of payment to be determined by the Town Council, and to be the same as the time of payment of the salary of the Mayor, but in no event shall such salary be paid less frequently than quarterly. The salary of the members of the Town Council may be increased by a Resolution adopted by two thirds of all the elected members of the Town Council, but in no event shall the salary of a member of the Town Council equal or exceed the salary to be paid to the Mayor.

(e) The Mayor shall receive Eighty Dollars ($80) for each meeting of the Town Council which he attends, whether such meeting be a regular meeting, special meeting, or a workshop meeting, the time of payment to be determined by the Town Council, but in no event shall such salary be paid less frequently than quarterly; provided, however, that he or she shall not be paid for more than fifteen (15) such special or workshop meetings in any calendar year. The salary of the Mayor may be increased by a resolution adopted by two-thirds (2/3) of all the elected members of the Town Council.

(f) Each member of the Town Council shall receive Twenty-five Dollars ($25) for each meeting of the Town Council which they attend whether such meeting be a regular meeting, special meeting, or a workshop meeting, the time of payment to be determined by the Town Council and to be the same as the time of payment of the salary of the Mayor, but in no event shall such salary be paid less frequently than quarterly; provided, however, that they shall not be paid for more than fifteen (15) such special or workshop meetings in any calendar year. The salary of the members of the Town Council may be increased by a Resolution adopted by two-thirds (2/3) of all the elected members of the Town Council, but in no event shall the salary for the members of the Town Council equal or exceed the salary to be paid to the Mayor.

Approved August 30, 2017