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This day Mr. T. D. Watkins stated to the Board that the State Department of <br />Welfare had restored to Chesterfield County the amount of money which had previousl <br />been deleted from the budget as prese~ted by the County ?~elfare Department and <br />that it was necessary to use the total amount originally appropriated by Chester- <br />field County to match this sum ~ and further because of the a rran~ement with the <br />Petersburg Home it would be necessary to have an a~ditional appropriation of <br />$2430.O0. Upon consideration whereof, and on motion of J. G. Hening, it is <br />resolved that the Board approve the request from the Welfare Departm~nt and <br />appropriate the sum of $2430.00 for this Durpose. And be it further resolved <br />that the Chairman be and he hereby is instructed to sign the corrected budget. <br /> <br />This day the Executive' ?~ecretary read a statement from the District Engineer statin~ir <br />that there would be a hearing on the closing of the dra~s~a~^of the S~a~o~d A <br />Line RR. over the Appomattox River, between the hours oY o:uu a.m. and o:~o p.m., <br />in the office of the Engineer, Norfolk~ Virginia, on November 2~ 1947, at 2:00 p.m <br />Upon consideration whereof, and on mormon of T. D. Watkins, it i~ resolved that <br />the Executive Secretary and the Co~aonwealth's Attorney be instructed to attend <br />this meeting and report to this Board. <br /> <br />This day the Executive Secretary presented a request from I,~.J.M.Wilkinson for the <br />installation of a water sysI~em in "Meadow Ridge" on Rt.683, accompanied by a <br />deposit of $2000.00 toward the cost of same. Upon consideration w~reof, and <br />on motion of J. G. Henin~, it is resolved that the $2000.00 be accepted and that <br />the Executive Secretary be and he hereby is instructed to proceed with this <br />installation in accordance with the policy of the Board for water installations <br />in subdivisions. <br /> <br />This day Mr.H.T. Goyne stated that there had been a request for an extension of <br />a water line to serve one house in "Bellwood Heights". Upon consideration <br />whereof, and on motion of H.T.Goyne, the Executive Secretary is hereby instrucDed <br />tomake this extension. <br /> <br />This day Mr.H.T.Goyne stated to the Board that he ~d the Executive Secretary had <br />conferred withMrs. Harold requesting the extension of Wentworth Street in Bensley <br />VillaEe. Upon consideration whereof and on motion of H.T.Goyne, it is resolved <br />that the Virginia Department of Highways be requested to improve the extension <br />of Wentworth Street in the Village of Bensley for aDproxi~tely 250 feet to the <br />alley back of Mrs. Harold's property and charge same to the 3¢ road levy, expendin~ <br />a sum not to exceed $200.00. <br /> <br />This day Mr.H.T. Goyne stated that there was a road in ,,Half-Way House Heights" <br />leadin~ to the home of Mr. Musselwhite which needed to be improved. Upon <br />consideration whereof and on motion of H.T.Goyne it is resolved that the Virginia <br />Department of Highwavs be and it hereby is requested to improve this road expending <br />a sum not to exceed $100.00, charging same to the 3ct. road levy. <br /> <br />This day the Executive Secretary stated he had been fortunate in purchasing from <br />the War Assets two pieces of fire fighting equipment. Upon consideration whereof <br />and on motion of J.G. Hening, the action of the Executive Secretary be and it <br />hereby is approved. <br /> <br />This day there was presented to the Board by the Executive Secretary a letter from <br />C.W.Smith, Chief of Police of Chesterfield, resigning from that position as of <br />midnight of December 31, 1947. Upon consideration whereof, and on motion, it <br />is resolved that the s aid resignation of C.W.Smith, Chief of Police of Chesterfield <br />Countybe and the same is hereby accepted. <br />And be it further resolved that it is the sense of this Board that said C.W.Smith, <br />Chief of Police, of Chesterfield County, should be commended for his excellent <br />services as Chief and for his high sense of honesty and justice to th~ e with <br />whom he has come in contact. <br />And be it further resolved that the Executive Secretary be and he hereby is <br />directed to send a copy of this resolution to C.W.Smith, Chief of Police of <br />Chesterfield County, Virginia. <br /> <br />This day ~. Chas. E.Willis, representing Scott, Horner and Mason, Inc. appeared <br />before the Board and stated he would like to submit to theBoard, as previously <br />submitted, the fact that his firm would be glad to act as financial a gents for the <br />Board of Supervisors in handling the sale of water revenue bonds as voted by the <br />people of Chesterfield County, and that his firm would agree to do all advertising, <br />printing of bonds, and legal approving opinion for a commission of 1% of the <br />amount of bonds sold, not less than $2000.00; tUat his firm would also bid on the <br />purchase of the bonds and if it was the successful bidder, the 1% would not be <br />chargeable against the County, and that if a legal approving opinion could not be <br />obtained there would be no charge against the County of Chesterfield for services. <br /> <br />R~. Willis Further stated that ~is firm would purchase the bonds by a private <br />offer and forthwith tendered an offer to purchase the said water revenue bonds <br />at par value carrying an interest rate of 3-1/4% for such water revenue bonds <br />as the Board would determine to sell, provided his firm was able to secure the <br />necessary legal approving opinion, and that if the Board would accept his offer <br />to buy said bonds his firm would bear the eapense of obtaining the necessary <br /> <br /> <br />