<br />ICircuit Court of Chesterfield County for appointment to the position of Chief of
<br />Police of Chesterfield County, same before the Board and several persons made
<br />i ments before the Board concerning the matter. Up~ consideration whereof,
<br /> and on motion of J. G. Hening, seconded by James W. Gordon, Jr., it is resolved that
<br /> Charlie W. Smith, be and he hereby is recommended to the Judge of the Circuit Court
<br /> of the County of Chesterfield for appointment as Chief of Police of Chesterfield
<br /> County for one year, July l, 1949 through June 30, 1950~ It is here noted that
<br /> H. T. Goyne and Mr. P. W. Covington voted "No" and requested that their votes be so
<br /> recorded, all other members of the Board voting "Aye".
<br /> And be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be certified to the Judge
<br /> of Circuit Court of Chesterfield County.
<br />This day the matter of the purchase of Two Dodge chassis for the Ettrick Fire Depart~
<br />ment and the Manchester Fire Dept. again came before the Bm rd. Upon consideration
<br />whereof, and on motion of Irvin G. Homer, it is resolved that the Lawrence Motor
<br />Compauy be contacted by the Executive Secretary with the object of having the Board
<br />released from its agreement to purchase the said Two Dodge trucks for the County.
<br />This day again the matter of purchasing two 2T. trucks fro the Ettrick Fire Depart-
<br />ment and the Nsnchester Fire Department came before this Board and on motion of Jame~
<br />W. Gordon, Jr., seconded by Irwin G. Homer, it is resolved that bids be obtained
<br />on the two t~ucks. And be it further resolved that the Executive Secretary an~
<br />~. J. C. NcKesson and Nr. P. W. Covington, be and they are hereby requested to pass~
<br />upon the specifications for said trucks. And be it further resolved that such
<br />bids be presented to the Board on June 14, 1949.
<br />It appearing to the Board that since the resignatic~ of W.H. Caldwell as Executive
<br />Secretary that the office of County Road Engineer is vacant, and it is on motion of
<br />James W. Gordon, Jr., resolved that Mr. M. W. Burnett, be and he ha~eby is appointe~
<br />as County Road Engineer for the County of Chesterfield. Mr. Burnett Being the newly
<br />appointed Executive Secretary of Chesterfield County.
<br />This day there was explained to the Board that heretofore at the last meeting of the
<br />Board, the Board had authorized payment to Irvin G. Craig the sum of $750.00 for
<br />services r~udered in connection with the matter between the County of Chesterfield
<br />and the City of Colonial Heights and through inadvertante a statement of Court costs
<br />etc. attached to papers had been overlooked. U,pon consi~ration whereof, and on
<br />motion of James W. Gordon, Jr., it is resolved that Irvin G. Craig be paid the sum
<br />of $12.92 for Court costs, etc. advanced by hi~.
<br />This day the matter of contractural services of R. Stuart Royer for engineering
<br />services in connection with the Jahnke Road dam and impoundment, aame before the Boa::d,
<br />as well as his bill in the amount of $600.00 as agreed upon. Upon consideratio~
<br />whereof, and on motion of Irvin G. Homer, it is resolved that R. Stuart Royer be
<br />paid the sum of $600.00 for his contractural services as agreed upon.
<br />This day the Executive Secretary presented to the Board three bids for painting the
<br />buildings on the Fair Grounds, and it appearing from inspection thereof that the
<br />Colonial Painting and Decorating Company was the low bidder, it is resolved on motior
<br />that the contract for painting these buildings be awarded to the Colonial Painting
<br />and Decorating Company, upon the condition that a good grade of paint be used subjecl
<br />to the inspection of the Executive Secretary.
<br />This day Er. Walter Eanes stated there was a sum of money in the han~s of the Execut:
<br />Secretary which was raised by the sale of scrap during the War period, the sum being
<br />$500.00, and it was desired that the same be turned over to the Jamestown 4-H Club
<br />for use in the construction of certain buildings in that area. Upon consideration
<br />whereof, and it appearing that the Board is without authority to designate the place.
<br />ment of such funds, but it does, however, resolve t~hat the placement of such funds
<br />in the hands of the Jamesto~ 4-H Club for construction of buildings is approved.
<br />This day the matter of additional clerical help in the office of the Executive
<br />Secretary came before the Board, and it appearing that it is a necessity for same,
<br />the Board doth on motion of H. T. Goyne, authorize the employment of additional help
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<br />on a part-time daily basis, the compensation for such services shall not exceed ~7.O
<br />per day.
<br />This day the Executive Secretary presented to the Board a letter and statement from
<br />the Farm Bureau Insurance Companies setting out the fact that the insurance on
<br />automobiles owned by the County of Chesterfield that an undercharge was made and tha~
<br />the Southern Underwriters' Association required the said Company to make a claim fcr~
<br />the difference between the approved premium and that heretofore paid by the Board.
<br />Upon consideration whereof, and on motion of J. G. Hening, it is resolved that this
<br />~oard pay the sum of $127.78 to the Farm ~4utual Bureau Insurance Companies, being
<br />~he difference between the agreed premium and that authorized by t he Southern Under-
<br />writers' Association.
<br />This day the matter of the operation of the Utilities Department both in the office
<br />and on the field came before the Board, and upon cc~sideration whereof and on hotion