2019 Delaware Code
Title 30 - State Taxes
Chapter 51. Motor Fuel Tax
Subchapter III State Aid to Municipalities for Streets
§ 5161 Definitions.

Universal Citation: 30 DE Code § 5161 (2019)

As used in this subchapter:

(1) “Municipality” means any incorporated city or town having been in existence for a period of 1 year.

(2) “Municipal Street Aid Fund” means the funds set up under this subchapter from money received under this subchapter.

(3) “Street improvements” means construction, reconstruction, repair and maintenance of streets, including paving, repaving, grading and drainage, repairs, acquisition of rights-of-way, extension and widening of existing streets, elimination of railroad grade crossings, acquisition of trucks and other equipment necessary in the construction and maintenance of streets, removal of snow and ice and the laying of materials for traction, purchase and installation of street identification signs and traffic control signs, construction, reconstruction and repair of sidewalks and underpasses and overpasses necessary for pedestrian safety, relocation of above ground utilities, mowing, trimming and removal of trees impacting a street, administration and other necessary expenses in connection with such street improvements.

(4) “Streets” includes streets, highways, avenues, boulevards, bridges, tunnels, alleys or other public ways dedicated to public use and maintained for general vehicular travel lying within a municipality’s corporate boundary, except that this term does not include state or federal highways within municipalities maintained by the Department of Transportation. The Department shall determine which areas are eligible for municipal street aid funds.

30 Del. C. 1953, § 5161; 51 Del. Laws, c. 55, § 1; 59 Del. Laws, c. 435, § 1; 65 Del. Laws, c. 354, § 1; 79 Del. Laws, c. 79, § 93; 81 Del. Laws, c. 336, § 1.

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