VIRGINIA: At an adjourned meeting of the
<br /> Board of Supervisors of
<br /> Chesterfield County, held at
<br /> the Courthouse on October 28,
<br /> 1953, at 5:00 p.m.
<br />Mr. Irvin G. Horner, Chairman
<br />Mr. H. T.Goyne
<br />Mr. J. P. Gunter
<br />Mr. R. J.Britton
<br />Mr. Stanley R. Hague, Jr.
<br />Dr. Robt. O. Gill
<br />In light of the death of Mr. E.S.H.Greene, Superintendent of Schools of
<br />Chesterfield County, the Chairman calls for a moment of silent prayer to honorJ'
<br />I~r. Greene, at the close of said prayer, Mr. Britton offers a concluded prayer.
<br />This day Miss Annie V. NaB. n, came with a delegation of some ten people repre-
<br />senting the Frances Bland Ra_ndolph Chapter of the DAR, requesting a road to
<br />extend to the grave of Franc~s Bland Randolph, mother of John Randolph, and
<br />presented a letter from Dr.Da~iel, President, Virginia State College, the land
<br />of which completely encircles said grave.
<br />Upon consideration whereof and on motion of Dr. Gill, seconded byMr. Hague,
<br />it is resolved that the Executive Secretary be and he hereby is requested to
<br />ascertain from Mr. C. F. Kellam, Resident Engineer, Virginia Department of
<br />Highways, the cost of said road and rights-of-way necessary.
<br />This day Mr. Eddie Schmidt, Mr.Stuart Schmidt,and. M~r~. Warren Perrow, came before
<br />the Board requesting the Board to take over the operation of a sewerage $¥eatment
<br />plant of a capacity of 400 population of 100 GPD each. It was calculated
<br />that the County's expense to operate this project would be appro~_imately
<br />$120.00 per month. Whereupon, Mr. Schmidt agreed orally to guarantee to the
<br />County a revenue of $120.O0 per month until such tima~as there are sufficient
<br />customers to make a return greater than $120.00 per month.
<br />Upon consideration whereof, and on motion of Mr. Britton, seconded by Mr. Gunter,
<br />it is resolved that this Board generally approves this proposal, subject
<br />to the completion of the signing by the applicants of a contract which must b~
<br />again approved by this Board at its next meeting.
<br />It is here noted that Dr. Gill voted "No" on the above resolution.
<br />This day the matter of a grade crossing at Et. 10 came before the Board.
<br />Came also, a delegation of some 43 citizens of that area; the Chairman asked Mr.
<br />Eppa Hunton togive a resume of events taken place since the last public meeting
<br />on this matter. Mr. Hutton stated that the Railroad had been forced to submit
<br />plans tothe Board of Supervisors which was done recently. Mr. Fred Gray,
<br />speaking for the citizens in opposition to the grade crossing, requestSd~ that
<br />the Board of Supervisors deny approval of the plans so that the citizens might
<br />"have a day in Court". He cited the fact that Parent-Teachers' Association
<br />groups throughout the County and groups in neighboring counties and cities
<br />have recorded their opposition to a crossing at grade levels at this point.
<br />After due deliberation and on motion of Mr. Goyne, seconded by Mr. Hague, it is
<br />resolved that the plans, specifications, and description of the crossing of
<br />State Route #lO in Chesterfield County b~ the Seaboard Airline Railroad as
<br />presented by the SAL. RR. Company be and the same are hereby rejected.
<br />This day the Board interviewed Mr. I.L.Nichols, Mr.J.D. Tucker, and Mr. W. N.
<br />Hendley, applicants for the job of Construction Sup~erintendent for the Water
<br />Department, and after much consideration and on motion of Mr. Gunter, seconded
<br />by Mr.Britton, it is resolved that this Board employ Mr. I. L.Nichols at a
<br />salary of $4,000.00, which will be subject to increase on merit from three to
<br />six months, upon the condition that references suggested are favorable.
<br />This day again the matter of the Allied Road came before the Board,and
<br />Whereas, upon advice from the Highway Department that previous resolutions
<br />did not exactly cover all details regarding said road,
<br />Now, Be it Resolved, on motion of Mr. Goyne, seconded by ~4r. Britton, that this
<br />Board request the Virginia Department of Highways to have the road lying along.
<br />the original survey of the rcsd to serve the Allied Chemical Company from Rt.~10
<br />to Rt. 6lB be placed in the Secondary Federal Aid System -- it is the intention
<br />of this Board to recommend to the Highway Department that the road be included