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VIRGINIA: At an adjourned meeting of the <br />Board of Supervisors of Chesterfield County, <br />held at the Courthouse on July 23, 196&, at <br />2:00 p.m. <br /> <br />Present. <br /> <br />Rlr. H.T. Goyne, Chairman <br />Mr. Irvin G. Horner <br />Mr. R. J.Britton <br />Mr. Herbert O. Browning <br />Mr. A.R.Martin <br /> <br />Absent: <br /> <br /> Mr. J.Ruffin Apperson <br /> <br />Mt. Robert Slocum, State-Forester and Mt. Frank Hancock, Forest Fire Warden, come <br />before the Board presenting a check for $10,~70.2~, being one-fourth of the gross <br />proceeds derived from the sale of timber in the Pocahontas State Park. Upon <br />consideration whereof, and on motion of Mr. Hornet, seconded by Mt. Browning, it <br />is resolved that this Board accepts the check and expresses its anpreciati.on <br />to the donors for their services. <br /> <br />Mr. Hardaway Marks presents Mr, T.E.Peterson, Mr. Marvin Neal, a,,nd Mr. Louis <br />Shirley, all of whom speak 'for the establishment of a Technical Insti6ute in <br />Chesterfield County. It was cited that the school would cost aoproximately <br />$35,000.00 per year for the first three years, after which it was hoped it would <br />'be self-sustaining, that the operational cost would b~ shared by several locations <br />and industries in the area supporting this proposal, and that the State would <br />construct the school at a cost of approximately $1,500.00. Upon consideration <br />whereof, and on motion of Mr. Browning, seconded by Mt.Homer, it is resolved <br /> that the following resolution be and it hereby is adopted: ~. <br /> <br /> W~HEREAS, the State Council of Higher Education has recommended <br /> to the Governor and the General Assembly of the State of Virginia <br /> that a Technical Institute be established in the Richmond-Petersburg- <br /> Hopewell area; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the County of Chesterfield, together with the County of <br /> Prince George, and the cites of Richmond,Petersburg, Hopewell and <br /> ColOnial Heights, have a concentration of large nationally known <br /> ~ndustr~es within their boundaries; and <br /> <br /> WHFJ{EAS, the James River Basin and the Appomattox'Basin, lying <br /> within or adjacent to said political subdivisions, constitutes <br /> the greatest potential industrial basin on the Eastern Seaboard; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, there is a need in ail industries located within said <br /> area for a~ditional technical personnel which can only be provided <br /> by a Technical Institute being established to pro vide a post high <br /> school technical ~ducation to our high school graduates; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, a location near State Route No~ 10 east of the Richmond- <br /> Petersburg Turnpike would be the most central location for such an <br /> institution to serve the Richmond-Petersburg-Hopewell area; and <br /> <br /> 'FHEREAS, the Board oF Supervisors of the County of Chesterfield, <br /> in accordance w~th the laws of the State of Virginia, realizes that <br /> for the establishment of such an institution that it is necessary <br /> that the localities underwrite the cost of operating said institution <br /> for a period of three years and provide the land therefore. <br /> <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF <br /> THE COUNTY OF CHESTEP~IELD that the State Board of Technical <br /> Education of the State of Virginia be, and it is hereby requested <br /> to establish a technical institute in a location central to the <br /> ~i~hmond-Petersburg-Hopewell area, which location would b~ near <br /> State Route No. 10 east of the Richmond-Petersburg-Turnpike. <br /> <br /> BE IT FUkTHER RESOLVED, that the. State Board of Education of the <br /> State of Virginia designates the Virginia Polytechnic Institute as the <br /> sponsoring institution for the technical institute when established; and <br /> <br /> BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED.., that the County of Ehesterfield participate <br /> in the Establishment of said Technical Institute by contributing to <br /> the operational costs of said institute for a period of three years <br /> after its establishment,and likewise participate in the procurement <br /> of a site for said Institute; and <br /> <br /> BE IT FURTHEr{ ~[ESOLVED, that the Executive Secretary forward a certified <br /> copy of this resolution to the State Board of Technical Education of the <br /> State of Virginia, to Albertis S.Harrison, Governor of the State of <br /> Virginia, and to each political entity involved and to each Delegate <br /> and Senator of the political entities involved. <br /> <br />Mr. Buford E.Butts, Vice-President or the Old Dominion Homes, Inc.,and Mr. Richardson, <br />Engineer of said Company, present the plans, F.H.A, approval, and other data <br />concerning the prefabricated homes. Comes also, Mr. Alexander Wellford,Attorney, <br />representing Mr.J.B. Cole, manufacturer of a metal prefabricated home similar to the <br />Old Dominion Home and a general discussion arose with Mr.Mumma as to the type of <br />inspection required and the type of inspection possible with the prefabricated <br />united. On motion of i~r.Browning, 'seconded by Mr. Martin, it is resolved that action <br />on this m~.ter be deferred to ~%ugust 12, !96~. <br /> <br /> <br />