Town of Fenwick Island, DE
Sussex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Fenwick Island: Art. I, 7-6-1978 as Ord. No. 44; Art. II, 7-6-1978 as Ord. No. 45. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 7-6-1978 as Ord. No. 44]
Alderman of the Town of Fenwick Island shall not have the power or authority to incarcerate for the violation of an ordinance of this town or any ordinance effective hereafter unless such ordinance passed hereafter grants specific power or authority to the Alderman to incarcerate.
[Adopted 7-6-1978 as Ord. No. 45]
The Aldermen of the town shall have jurisdiction of all violations of ordinances of the town and shall have the power and authority to fine offenders and compel the attendance of those accused of any violation of town ordinances by service of process either within or without the limits of the town and compel the attendance of witnesses.
The Aldermen may hold in contempt of court any person who by disorderly conduct interrupts any judicial proceeding or who refuses or fails to carry out a judgment, order or decree rendered by the court and may punish the contempt by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars ($100.) or by imprisonment for not more than thirty (30) days, or both.