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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 /> <br />Present: <br /> <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 /> <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 /> <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 /> <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 /> <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 /> <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 /> <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 <br /> <br /> <br />