2017 Delaware Code
Title 30 - State Taxes
CHAPTER 51. MOTOR FUEL TAX
Subchapter III State Aid to Municipalities for Streets
§ 5163. Time and method of computation.
(a) The Department of Transportation shall compute annually on June 30 of each year or at the end of the state fiscal year the moneys due each participating municipality from the state Municipal Street Aid Fund. Such computation shall be based upon the share of the proceeds of the motor fuel tax imposed by this chapter and appropriated by this subchapter.
(b) Each annual computation by the Department shall be made as follows:
(1) Forty percent of the state Municipal Street Aid Fund shall be distributed in the proportion that the population of each municipality bears to the total population of all participating municipalities. Population shall be ascertained in accordance with § 5165(b)(4) of this title.
(2) Sixty percent of the state Municipal Street Aid Fund shall be distributed in the proportion that the mileage of usable streets not maintained by the State in each municipality bears to the total mileage of said streets in all municipalities.
(c) No municipality shall be entitled to participate under this subchapter unless it has been in existence for a period of at least 1 year prior to any distribution; fractions of a year shall not be taken into consideration when distribution is made.
30 Del. C. 1953, § 5163; 51 Del. Laws, c. 55, § 1; 51 Del. Laws, c. 243; 59 Del. Laws, c. 216, § 2; 61 Del. Laws, c. 414, § 2.;