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VIRGINIA: At an adjourne~ meeting of the <br /> Board of Supervksors of <br /> Chesterfield County, held at <br /> tho Courthouse on January <br /> 1755, at 8:00 p.m. <br /> <br />Present: <br /> <br /> Mr. Irvin G. Homer, Chairman <br /> Mr. I1. T. ~oyne <br /> Dr. Robt. Gill <br /> Mr. J. P. Gunter <br /> Mr. Stanley R. }[ague, Jr. <br /> Mr. R. W. Britton <br /> <br />This day the Executive Secretary presented a request from the Virginia <br />Electric & Power Company for an easement across a 50-ft. right of way <br />beginning at Rivermant Road and running to Rt. 10, which easement would <br />be for the purpose of installing power lines to serve the Enon Presbyterian <br />Church. On motion of Mr. Goyne, seconded by Mr. Gunter, it is resolved <br />that the requested easement be granted and that the Chairman and Clerk of <br />the Board of Supervisors be authorized to sign said request. <br />This day the County Road Engineer in accordance with directions from this <br />Board made report in writing upon his examination of a road leading westwardly <br />from the Bells Road across the Atlantic Coast Line overhead bridge, in <br />Manchester Magisterial District. <br />Upon consideration whereof and on motion of Mr. Britton, it is resolved that <br />the road leading westwardly from the Bells Road in Manchester Magisterial <br />District, be, and the same is hereby established as a public road. <br />And be it further resolved that the Virginia Department of Highways be and <br /> it hereby is requested to take into the Secondary Road System of Chesterfield <br /> County, a road leading westwardly from Bells Road described %s follows: <br /> From a point on Rt. 1641, .07 of a mile south of its intersection with Rt. <br /> 161, .1 of a mile westwardly to the overhead bridf~e of the Atlantic Coast <br /> Line RR. Company; thence .3 of a mile west end southwest to a dead end. <br /> This road serves ? houses. <br /> And be it further resolved that the allocation previously set up for the <br /> Reams Road be transferred to finance the ,1 of a mile leading westwardly <br /> from Bells Road to the overhead bridge and the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad <br /> will construct the .3 of a mile west and south of the overhead bridge. <br /> And be it further resolved that the Board of Supervisors of Chesterfield <br /> County guarantees a right of way of not less than 60 feet, .1 of a mile from <br /> Bells Road to the Atlantic Coast Line RR. bridge, and 30 feet .3 of a mile <br /> leading westward].y and southwardly from the bridge. <br /> This day the question of whether the Building Inspector should charge for <br /> building permits for new schools came before the Board, and after due <br /> consideration and on motion of Mr. Goyne, seconded by Mr. Britton, it is <br /> resolved that all public schools in the County of Chesterfield can be <br /> constructed and repaired only hy a building permit, however, there shall <br /> be no cost in connection with this permit. <br /> <br /> This day the Executive Secretary read a letter from Judge Joh~ W. Snead, <br /> which letter cited the crowddd eoeditions in the Court room and requested <br /> the Board to improve these conditions. ~here upon the County Engineer and <br /> the Executive Secretary are requested to check on Henrioo and Fairfax <br /> Cou~lties to see how their building program is initiated. <br /> <br /> This day Mr. Clyde Jordan and a delegation from nine Voluntee~ Fire <br /> Departments in the County came before the Boa~d requesting that the <br /> Volunteer Fire Departments be granted 15~ of the sale price o~ auto tags <br /> in consideration for selling same, and that all members of each Volunteer <br /> Fire Department be given free tags in consideration for the work done <br /> in the Volunteer Fire Department. Nnmerous facts and figures were rep',erred, <br /> and at the end of said discussion the Chairman pointed out to the various <br /> Oommittees that the Treasurer of the County had sole jurisdiction over <br /> setting the amount received by the Volunteer FiFe Departments for sale of <br /> auto tags in the County. <br /> <br /> On motion of ~r. Goyne, seconded by Mr. C~nter, it is resolved that the <br /> Water Department install a fill-pipe at the corner of Eller~s Store and <br /> ~t. ~1o. <br /> <br /> This day it was reported that Clover Hill Fire Department had raised <br /> $1000.00 for the purchase of a new power wagon to be need in the fi~lhting <br /> of forest fires, and requested some help from the Board of Supervisors in <br /> raising the rest of this money for the purchase of this euxine. <br /> It was generally agreed that the Executive Secretary seek bid~ on a power <br /> wagon and have same ready for the Board meeting on February 8, 1955. <br /> <br /> ~lis day the 0ounty Engineer and Executive Secretary cited the growing <br /> need for a draftsman to aid in the work of zoning maps, County maps, water <br /> studiesand proposed sewera{le studies, and that said need was getting mo~e <br /> critical as the time passed. The County Engineer presented seven <br /> applicants for tile ~ob at the ~oard~s direction. On motion of Mr. Gunter, <br /> seconded by Mr. Britton, it is resolved that Mr. W. P. Toney be employed <br /> at a salary Of $3000.00. <br /> <br /> On motion, the meeting.isadjonrned ontil February 8, 1955, at 10:00a.~. <br /> <br /> gxeEuii~e Sec~e~ar~ ~/ Chairman <br /> <br /> <br />