VIRGINIA: At an adjourned meeting !
<br /> of the Courthouse held
<br /> on February 18, 1955, at
<br /> 8:00 p,m,
<br />Mr. Irvin G. Homer, Ghairman
<br />Mr. H. T. Goyne
<br />Dr. Robt. 0. Gill
<br />Mr. Stanley R. Hague, Jr.
<br />Mr. R. J. Britton
<br /> Mr. J. P. ~unter
<br /> This day a delegation from the Ettrick Sanitary District, including Mr.
<br /> Floyd Bowman, Rev. Davies, M~. Thomas Traylor, M~. Roger Ellington and
<br /> Mr. Claiborne Hawkins, came before the Board to discuss the proposed sewage
<br /> treatment plans. The executive SecretarF read a letter from the City of
<br /> Petersburg saying that a price for treating the Ettriok sewage would be
<br /> forthcoming from Wiley and Wilson, Consulting Engineers, in the near future,
<br /> Also. was read a letter from the City of Cel~nial Heights setting forth
<br /> Proposals by the City for treating the sewage from the Ettrick Sanitary
<br /> District.
<br /> The report of Hayes, Seay. 5~tt.~rn was reviewed by Dr. Gill and its
<br /> recommendations were weighed with the proposals from Colonial Heights.
<br /> Upon consideration whereof and on motion of Dr. Gill, seconded by Mr..
<br /> Britton, it is resolved that the County Engineer and the Executive
<br /> Secretary get a complete set of the costs and charges for having Colenial
<br /> Heights treat the sewage, for Petersberg to treat the sewage, and a proposed
<br /> cost for constructing a sanitary district plant for treatment of its own
<br /> sewage.
<br /> It was understood that these costs are to be obtained on or before February
<br /> 24th and a public meeting is to be held at the Ettrick School on February
<br /> 28th, at which time the aforementioned costs and charges will be presented.
<br /> On motion of Nr. Goyne, seconded by Mt'. Hague, it is resolved that the
<br /> We]fare Budget in the total amount of $]47.8~0.00, with the amount due from
<br /> the County to be $38,364.10, be and the same is hereby approved.
<br />On motian of ~r. Hague, seconded by ~r. Britton, it is resolved that this .
<br />Board approve the request of the We]fare Board to transfer $600.00 from the
<br />unmatched local funds to Aid to Dependent Children- Supplementation, in the
<br />We]fare Budget.
<br />0n mot[on of Mr. Goyne, seconded by Mr. }~ritton, it is resolved that the
<br />Executive Secretary be directed to get bids from Ford and Chevrolet companies
<br />for a new trash truck, said bids to include a trade-in of the1947 Ford and
<br />transfer of the dumping mechanism from the old chassis to the new chassis.
<br />And be. it further resolved that the ~xeoutive Secretary be and he hereby is
<br />authorized to accept the ]ow bid.
<br />This day there was read a letter from Mr. Lewis Martin requesting the
<br />Countyls general approval of the installation of a sewer line by the City
<br />of Richmond to serve the McC~ire Circle area.
<br />it was generally agreed that this matter would be deferred to a later
<br />meeting of the Board.
<br />On motion of Mr. Goyne, seconded by Br. Gill, it is resolved that the
<br />Board request the Virginia Department of Highways to investigate the
<br />feasibility of the installation of a "Slow" sign at the intersection of
<br />Percival and Curtis Street.
<br />0n motion of Mr. Britton, seconded by Dr. Gill, it is resolved, that a
<br />pub!it meeting be held at the Courthouse on March 1~, 1955, at 8:00 p.m. to
<br />discuss the possibility of c~eating a sewerage authority for the County of
<br />And be it further resolved that opponents and proponents on this question
<br />be obtained to explain this matter fully to the County citizens.
<br />This day the Executive Secretary requested the Board to set a date to meet
<br />with 5~r. A. ~I. Toler, Auditor, to discuss the County audit and financial
<br />condition of the ~ater Department. It was ~enerally agreed that thi~ matter
<br />be deferred to a~later date.
<br />This day Mr. Shropshire, County Engineer, came before the Board requesting
<br />the ourchase of new eq[lipmeut for back-filling water ditches, and presented
<br />several bids from interested companies. Whereupon it was generally agreed
<br />that this matter be advertised according to law and additional bids be
<br />obtained, if possible.
<br />On motion of Mr. Britton,seconded by )~r. Hague, it is resolved that the
<br />minutes of the meetings of January llth and January 21st be and the same
<br />are hereby ap~roved.
<br />On motion the meeting is adjourned until March 8, 195~. at 10:00 a.m.