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Present: <br /> <br />Mr.H.T.Goyne, Chairman <br />Mr. Irvin G. Homer <br />Mr.R.J.Britton <br />Mr. Herbert O..Browning <br />Mr. J.Ruffin ADperson <br />Mr. A.R. Martin <br /> <br />VIRGINIA: At an adjourned meeting of the <br />Board of Supervisors of Chesterfield <br />County. held at. the Courthouse on <br />June %~, 196&, at. 2:00 p.m. <br /> <br />On motion of Mr. Apperson, Seconded by Mr. Britton, it is resolved that the <br />Treasurer of the County be and he hereby is requested to transfer the sum of <br />~7,028.91 from the General Fund of the County to the Workmen's Compensation Fund, <br />which amount is the unspent portion of the funds appropriated in the last two <br />fiscal years for the payment of ~,Iorkmen's Compensation. <br /> <br />On motion of Mr. Apperson, seconded by Mr. Horner, it is r~solved that the contracts <br />with the Virginia Electric & Power Company for the undergrounds service for further <br />elec'tric current to the Thomas Dale High School be and they hereby are approved <br />and the Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign said contracts. <br />And be it further resolved, that the agreements between the ~ounty and the Virginia <br />Electric & Power Company be amended to the effect that the Power Company will <br />charge 1¢ per kilowatt for electricity furnished to all-electric schools. <br />And the Chairman and Clerk of this Board are authorized to sign agreements w~th <br />the Power Company to authorize this .change in rate. <br /> <br />There was presented proposed ordinance changes to increase the amount of the <br />License Tax on motor vehicles, to exempt from Personal Property taxation ail <br />household goods and personal effects, and the proposed budget for the year <br />196&-'65 calling for the expenditure of ~2&,071,3~6.00 and it was generally agreed <br />that since ail three of these items were inextricably related that they would be <br />discussed concurrently. <br /> <br />~;hereupon, Mr.H.P.Willis, residing on Dorset Road, statss that any budget calling <br />for a t ax increase is a "bad" budget at this time. Mr.Oates Mc~ullen commends <br />the County on its budget, particularly, the elimination of household effects from <br />Personal Property, however, he disagrees on raising the auto tag tax and states <br />we should raise the license tax. <br />M~. Finley Albright thanks the Board for its recent economy in the School budget <br />but suggested that the farm machinery tax should be reduced. <br /> <br />Mr.Stanley R.~ague, Jr. stat~s that a tax increase is discriminatory if al! items <br />are not assessed equally and cites certain Personal Property values that are not <br />assessed a~ all. <br /> <br />Mrs. Dorothy Armstrong suggested that the Board make plans to present the budget <br />to the citizens of the Co,~nty next y~ar prior to the Board session, that the <br />budget should be decided on much earlier so that school teachers can receive <br />contra cra o <br /> <br />Mr. Edward Hudgins congratulates the Board on eliminating household effects. <br /> <br />~rs. Edward Brooks desires accreditation for all schools, that the cut in the <br />School Board budget may be deterrent to accomplishing this goal. <br /> <br />Mr. Apperson states that he is apparently the only one present to sDeak for <br />industry, that the payroll for DuPont is ~30,625',000.00 which is a considerable <br />sum in this area, and cites further reasons why not raising the machinery tax <br />is a boom to industry and will of necessity be an attraction to new industry. <br />Upon fur6her consideration, it is on motion of Mr.Martin, seconded by Mr. Apparson, <br />resolved that the following ordinance be and it hereby is adopted: <br /> <br />AN ORDINANCE to amend Sections 6-215 and 6-215 of The Code <br />of the County of Chesterfield, Virginia, to increase the <br />amount of license tax on motor vehicles and provide classifications <br />upon which the license tax is based. <br /> <br />BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF CHESTERFIELD, <br />VIRGINIA: <br /> 1. Th~ Section 6-21& of the Code of the County of Chesterfield be amended <br />and readopted as follows: <br /> <br /> Sec. 6-21~. Amount of tax---Automobiles, motorcyles, etc. <br /> <br /> On each automobile there shall be a tax of ~10.00 and on each mc~'ocycle <br />a tax of ~3.00. These taxes shall not be required of any person who does <br />not actually reside in the County and who does not use his automobile in the <br />County in the conduct of his business, occupation or profession. <br /> <br /> 2. That Section 6-215 of The Code of the County of Chesterfield be <br />amended and readopted as follows: <br /> <br /> <br />