SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 31, 2012
ARTESIAN RESOURCES CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Item 1.01 Entry Into a Material Definitive Agreement
On August 31, 2012, Artesian Resources Corporation (“Artesian”) entered into a First Extension of Stock Repurchase Agreement (the “Extension Agreement”) with Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB (“Wilmington Savings”) amending that certain Stock Repurchase Agreement, dated as of August 13, 2011, between Artesian and Wilmington Savings. The Extension Agreement provides that the Stock Repurchase Agreement will terminate on August 31, 2013, which extends the original termination date of August 31, 2012 by one year, unless earlier terminated pursuant to the Stock Repurchase Agreement or extended for an additional period of time by the mutual written consent of Artesian and Wilmington Savings. All other terms and conditions of the Stock Repurchase Agreement remain in full force and effect.
The foregoing description of the Extension Agreement is qualified in entirety by reference to the Extension Agreement, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated by reference into this Current Report on Form 8-K. The Stock Repurchase Agreement was previously filed as Exhibit 10.1 to Artesian’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 6, 2011.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.