Cecil County, MD
 
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[Adopted as indicated in text (Ch. 75, Art. II, of the 1990 Code of Public Local Laws)]
[1984, ch. 278, § 1]
There is an Octoraro Lakes Special Taxing District with boundaries as follows:
Beginning for the same at a point at or near to the center of the road leading from New Bridge to Rock Spring, and very near the intersection of said center line with the center line of an unimproved road called Roup Road, the beginning being the northerlymost corner of that whole tract conveyed by and described in a deed from Burnie Gouge to William H. Donaghue and Violet E. Donaghue, his wife, dated January 23, 1956, and recorded among the land records of Cecil County in Liber W.A.S., No. 24, Folio 158, thence leaving the aforesaid road from New Bridge to Rock Springs and binding on or near Roup Road, south 75 degrees 12 minutes 00 seconds west 650.00 feet to a pipe heretofore set; thence leaving the road and running south 12 degrees 51 minutes 47 seconds east 194.94 feet to a tree standing at a fence corner; thence running south 63 degrees 37 minutes 05 seconds west 267.52 feet to a corner post; thence running south 44 degrees 00 minutes 41 seconds east 392.66 feet to a post standing at the corner of a woods; thence running south 17 degrees 50 minutes 42 seconds west 348.30 feet to a stone at the end of a stone wall; thence running and binding on said stone wall and in the center of an old hedgerow, south 82 degrees 17 minutes 56 seconds west 436.95 feet to a post; thence binding on an old fence and on the center of a hedgerow, south 03 degrees 26 minutes 16 seconds east 621.46 feet to a post; thence running south 27 degrees 34 minutes 24 seconds east 807.52 feet to a pipe heretofore set near the northerly bank of Octoraro Creek and at a corner of the lands of the Chester Municipal Authority; thence running and binding on the lands of the Chester Municipal Authority, and generally parallel to Octoraro Creek, 16 courses, viz.: north 78 degrees 33 minutes 59 seconds east 490.25 feet, south 69 degrees 53 minutes 25 seconds east 234.00 feet, north 88 degrees 21 minutes 35 seconds east 356.40 feet, north 62 degrees 11 minutes 35 seconds east 600.90 feet, north 69 degrees 56 minutes 35 seconds east 197.60 feet, north 78 degrees 36 minutes 35 seconds east 292.80 feet, north 88 degrees 11 minutes 35 seconds east 331.20 feet, south 71 degrees 03 minutes 25 seconds east 596.60 feet, south 26 degrees 28 minutes 25 seconds east 315.40 feet, south 39 degrees 58 minutes 25 seconds east 1,123.00 feet, north 89 degrees 31 minutes 35 seconds east 412.50 feet, north 35 degrees 51 minutes 35 seconds east 488.50 feet, north 00 degrees 28 minutes 25 seconds west 935.10 feet, north 12 degrees 48 minutes 25 seconds west 247.50 feet, north 36 degrees 48 minutes 25 seconds west 948.40 feet and north 49 degrees 03 minutes 25 seconds west 534.06 feet to a pile of stones at a corner of the Baumgartner lands; thence leaving the lands of the Chester Municipal Authority and binding on the Baumgartner lands, south 71 degrees 45 minutes 00 seconds west 2,147.94 feet to a pipe heretofore set at a fence corner; thence still binding on the Baumgartner lands, north 31 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds west 1,558.00 feet to the beginning hereof. Containing 182.831 acres of land, more or less, in accordance with a survey made by Frederick Ward Associates, registered land surveyors, Bel Air, Maryland, dated July 27, 1963.
[1984, ch. 278, § 1; 1988, ch. 227, § 2]
For the purpose of administering the district, the Cecil County Council constitutes the District Board. The District Board is a body corporate by the name of the "Octoraro Lakes Special Taxing District," with the right to use a common seal, to sue and be sued, and to do any and all other corporate acts for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this article.
[1984, ch. 278, § 1; 1988, ch. 227, § 2]
For the purpose of providing funds for the design, construction, establishment, and improvement of roads and drainage in the district:
A. 
Cecil County may issue bonds upon the full faith and credit of the County; and/or
B. 
The District Board may borrow funds from any source.
[1984, ch. 278, § 1; 1988, ch. 227, § 2]
The County shall levy annually upon the property owners in the district a sum sufficient to repay whatever bonds are issued by the Council, the funds from which are used for district purposes. This levy shall be collected as all other taxes in the County are collected and shall be paid over to the Director of Finance for the sole purpose of amortizing the bond issue or issues specified in § 110-9.
[1984, ch. 278, § 1]
Money may not be expended until there is a binding agreement that all privately owned roads commonly used by the public at large are deeded to the County after they have been brought up to appropriate standards.