Delaware Code > Title 16 > Chapter 14 > § 1419 - Transfer of interest by municipalities; use of certain lands; powers of municipalities
Current as of: 2011
(a) Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, any municipality may transfer jurisdiction over, lease, lend, grant, sell or convey to any authority upon the request of such authority, with or without consideration, any facilities or any right or interest therein or any property appertaining thereto or any real property or estate, right or interest therein for use by such authority in connection with the construction, reconstruction, extension, repair, improvement, maintenance or operation of 1 or more projects upon such terms and conditions as the governing body of such municipality shall determine to be for the best interest of such municipality. The State consents to the use of all lands below high watermark owned or controlled by it and to the use of any land between the right-of-way limits of any state highway which are necessary or desirable in connection with the construction, reconstruction, extension, repair, improvement, maintenance or operation of any project; provided, however, that the use of any portion between the right-of-way limits of a state highway shall be subject to the approval of the State Highway Department.
(b) Each municipality may:
(1) Contract with any authority created hereunder for the collection, treatment or disposal of sewage;
(2) Contract with any authority created hereunder for shutting off the supply of water furnished by any water system owned or operated by such municipality or under its jurisdiction or control to any premises connected with any sewerage system of the authority in the event that the owner, tenant or occupant of such premises shall fail to pay any rates, fees or charges for the use of or for the services furnished by such sewerage system within the time or times specified in such contract;
(3) Contract with any authority with respect to any and all matters and things concerning which such authority is authorized to contract with such municipality under this chapter;
(4) Loan to any newly created authority money for the purpose of providing funds to pay the organization and preliminary expenses of such authority on condition that such moneys shall be repaid out of the proceeds of the first issue of such authority.
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Current as of: 2010
(a) It is the duty of each and every company, corporation, or individual, owning, operating, or managing such a company in this state, to send to the department of transportation at its office in Nashville, the monthly, quarterly, and annual statements of the operations of such company or individual, if such reports are issued; if not, then such company or individual shall send such reports as may be issued at any special or regular time. The president or chief officer of each and every such company shall, on or before February 1 of each year, make and transmit to the department of transportation at its office in Nashville, under oath of the president or chief officer of the company, a full and true statement of the affairs of the company as the same existed on the preceding January 1, in accordance with the direction and schedules prepared and furnished by the department of transportation.
(b) All common carriers shall send a copy of all safety inspection reports of such common carrier's tracks or track system which are prepared for or made by the federal railroad administration to the department of transportation. "Common carrier" is understood not to apply to private in-plant or intra-plant trackage owned or leased by private corporations which do not engage in serving the public as common carriers.
(c) Any officer, agent, or employee failing or refusing to make, under oath, any report required by the department of transportation, within the time required, or failing or refusing to answer fully under oath, if required, any inquiry propounded by the department of transportation, or who shall, in any way, hinder or obstruct the department of transportation, in the discharge of its duties, commits a Class C misdemeanor.
[Acts 1897, ch. 10, §§ 12, 13; Shan., §§ 3059a37, 3059a38; Code 1932, §§ 5413, 5414; Acts 1979, ch. 423, § 1; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), §§ 65-308, 65-309; Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 113; 1995, ch. 305, § 10.]
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