<br />Hr. Irvin O. Homer, Ghairman
<br />~r. H.T. Goyno
<br />Dr. Robt. 0. Oil1
<br />)Ir. J.P. Uunter
<br />Mr. R.J. B~itton
<br />}~. Stanley R. Hague, Jr.
<br />At an adjourned meeting of the
<br />Board of Supervisors of Chester-
<br />field County, held at the Court-
<br />house on May 31, 1934, at
<br />8:00 p.m.
<br />This day the Budget for the year 1954-'55 in the amount of $7,644,609.76, which
<br />was tentatively adopted on April 28, 1954, and havin~ been duly advertised accordS1
<br />to law was again considered, and it is resolved on motion of ~. Gunter, seconded
<br />by }~. Hague, that the budget,including all of the various departments of the
<br />County as noted, be and the same is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for
<br />the year 1954-155.
<br />It is here noted that Dr. Gill voted "No"o
<br />Mr. Goyne stated that he would not oppose the passage of the budget but still is
<br />not in favor of the method of raising the revenue specifically in so far as it
<br />relates to the machinery tax.
<br />Whereas, in accordance with the law of the Commonwealth the proposal to adopt
<br />and fix levies required by the budget for the year 1954-855 has been made public
<br />according to the law, and
<br />Whereas, this day was fixed for the public hearing on same,
<br />Now, Therefore, on motion of ~[r. Gunter, seconded by Mr. Hague, it is resolved
<br />that the following general levies for the County of Chesterfield in support of this
<br />budget heretofore adopted, be, and the same are fixed, to-wit:
<br />Bermuda Magisterial District .................. $2.Z0
<br />Clover Hill Magisterial District .............. Z.Z0
<br />Dale ~iagisterial District ..................... Z.20
<br />Manchester Magisterial District ............... 2.Z0
<br />Matoaca Magisterial District .................. 2.Z0
<br />Midlothian Magisterial District ............... 2.20
<br />Ettrick Sanitary District ..................... 2.60
<br />All Districts - Machinery ...................... 40
<br />This day ~. Kemp and others appeared before the Board, citing the fact that the
<br />Manchester Athletic Association has secured enough money to have lights installed
<br />on the soft ball diamond on the Manchester $0hool grounds, and requested that
<br />this Board ~onate $500.00 for the hiring of an instructor to aid in the summer
<br />work on the athletic field.
<br />Mr. Britton made the following motion:
<br />That this Board grant the request of $500.00 to the ~anchester Athletic Association
<br />which money would pay for the hiring of an athletic director. This motion died
<br />for the want of a second.
<br />It was generally agreed that this matter be delayed until a further meeting and
<br />that this delegation should petition the $ohool Board for aid.
<br /> This day a delegation appeared to discuss the location of a convict camp on Rt.
<br /> 604 as advertised. Mr. C.F. Kellam, Resident Engineer, of the Virginia Department
<br /> of Highways, explained the plans and proposals.
<br /> Mr. D.P. Edwards, Supt. of Convict Camps for Virginia, presented pictures and
<br /> explained the operation and aims of establishing a permanent convic~ camp. Messrs.
<br /> Han~nel, Bradbury, Johnson, $te11, Pinkleton, being citizens residing in the area
<br /> asked various questions concerning~e location of said convict camp.. A rising
<br />i vote was taken and some 30 people arose to oppose the location of this convict
<br />camp at the suggested place. ~. Hague made the statement that he did not think '
<br />the Board should consent to the location of this camp as ~gested in view of the
<br />opposition present. Upon consideration whereof and on motion of ~r. Hague, seconded
<br />by ~. Goyne, it is resolved that this Board take under advisement and defer action
<br />luntil a later meeting.
<br />IThe Board interviewed ~. C.~. tmedberg for the position ~ County Engineer.
<br />iThis day ~r. J.M. ~%ilkinson appeared before the Board requesting the installation
<br /> of a wate~ line in the subdivision of Meadow Ridge unde~ the old policy of water
<br />I line extensions and
<br />Whereas, Mr. Wilkinson stated he had agrt~ed to put the number of houses necessary
<br />itc furnish a 20~ return on said line and was informed by the Executive Secretary
<br />~that if this was done the County would install a water line with its own capital,
<br />the same being the water extension policy prior to the recent change. On motion
<br />icl Mr. Gunter, seconded by ~. Hague, it is resolved that this ~a~d grant the
<br />Irequest of Mr. Wilkinson and install approximately ?00 feet of 4" line on
<br />iArundel Avenue, in the subdivision o£ Meadow Ridge.
<br />On motion of Mr. B~itton, seconded by }~. Goyne, it is resolved that this Board
<br />will not allow any more exceptions to the p~esent Oounty water extension policy.