AN ACT to amend Chapter 79, Volume 28, Laws of Delaware relating to the valuation and assessment of property in Sussex County.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Chapter 79 of Volume 28, Laws of Delaware, be amended by striking out that portion of Section 16 of said Chapter designated as 1123 A, Sec. 26 A, and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

1123 A. Sec. 26 A. The said Board of Assessment shall have their offices in the County Court House of said County, and the members thereof shall be present, in person or by clerks duly authorized to act for them every secular day in the year, holidays excepted, to hear any and all questions that may arise in reference to said valuation and assessment, and the said Board shall have the power to correct said assessment lists at any time, subject, however, to the notices required by this Act to be given. And for such purposes the said Board shall have authority to sit at convenient places in said County.

The said Board of Assessment shall have the power to select a clerk at a salary to be fixed by the Levy Court of Sussex County, whose duties shall be as prescribed by said Board of Assessment.

The Board of Assessment for Sussex County shall have the power and authority to select a suitable person or persons from each of the representative districts of Sussex County or, if necessary, from each of the election districts of Sussex County, whose duty it shall be to assist said Board of Assessment in locating the persons and property of persons in said representative district, or in said election district, and in the valuation of assessable property. The persons so employed shall receive as compensation for his services such sum as shall be fixed by the Levy Court. The Board of Assessment shall certify in writing the name of each person so employed in each of said districts, and shall approve all bills rendered to said Levy Court by such persons so employed before payment shall be made to such persons by the said Levy Court.

Approved May 1, 1929.