VIRGIICiA: At an adjourned meeting of the
<br /> Board of Supervisors of Chest,
<br /> field County, held at the
<br /> Courthouse on October 25, 194
<br /> at 10:60 A.~,~.
<br />H. L.Chalkley, Chairman
<br />J. G. ttening
<br />H. T.Goyne
<br />W.~. Morner
<br />P. W.Oovington
<br />T. O. "atkins
<br />This day Mr. J.Gordon Bohannon, appeared before the Board amd jointly ~,,ith Mr.
<br />J. 5.%Turner, requested the closing of a section of Rt. 617, in Bermuda District,
<br />and it appearing to the Board from the r~turn of the sheriff of this County that
<br />J.M. Turner has posted notices in accordance with the provisions of Section 20Z9(9)
<br />of the Code of Virginia of his intention to apply to this Board on the 25th day
<br />of October, 1945, .to have discontinued a certain road in the secondary system of
<br />stats hiahways known as Osborne Road or State Hi~hway No. 617, in Bermuda District
<br />of this Ucunty, leading from the property of George Vaughan, at the intersection
<br />of the said rosa with Old Stage Road, in a-~northeasterly direction to the property
<br />of the ¥irginia Electric & Power Company, and adjoining the lands of the said
<br />J.M.Turner and tienry Martin, Jr., and theft h~ ~ould request that viewers be
<br />appointed in accoraance with the provisio~s of the said statute; and the said
<br />O.M.Turner havin~ this day applied to have th~ said road discontinued, and it
<br />appearing that such notice has been published for n~ore than twenty days, the Board
<br />appoints Mr. Frank Bellwood, Mr. Joe T.Moore, Mr. Finley R. Albright, Mr.L.L..
<br />Johnson, and Nr.".H.Apperson, viewers, who shall view such roan and report, ~n
<br />~rttir~, to a meetin~ of this Board which will be held on the lSth day of November,
<br />1945, at 10;G0 A.M. whether, in their opinion, any, and, if any, what, inconvenien(
<br />will result from discontinuim~g the said road. ~nd the Clerk of this Board is
<br />directed to notify the land proprietors alon~? the sai~ road proposed to be
<br />discontinued of the said application and of the time and place of the meeting of
<br />this Board for the purpose of considering the report of the viewers and other
<br />evidence ~nd of taking action on the ,s,,aid application. ~nd he is further directed
<br />to give like notice to the ~tate Hi~h~ay Commissioner of Virginia and to make him
<br />a party to this proceedings.
<br />The Executive Secretary read a letter from ¥~.M.B.Cilliam, Atty., concerning a
<br />piece of property presumably owne~ by the heirs of Benj. Gregory and Thcs. E.
<br />Branch, which had been erroneously surveyed a~d advertised for sale of delinquent
<br />taxes, stating that certain costs had been incurred in this action and asked
<br />the County to make settlement of the bills.
<br />Upon consider'etlon whereof and on motion of ~.A.Horner, it is resolved that the bi
<br />presented by H.B. Gilliam,Attv. in theoSmOunt of $75.29 with the exception of
<br />$1.50 to the ~heriff of Coun~ty of Cheoterfield, be paid.
<br />This c~ay the matter of purchasing the right-of-way on the 01d Tidewater and ~,ester~
<br />Mr. between. C Winterpock and Coalboro was brought, to the attention of the Board by
<br />~'[r. I~.L. halkley, who stated he had a conferencewith Mr. O.A. Stretton, representin
<br />the owners of this right-of-way, who had aEreed to accept the sum of ~475.00
<br />for the ri~ht-of-way, eighty-feet wide, bet~.~een ,interpock and Coalboro.
<br />Upon consideration whereof, and on motion of ii.L.Chalkley, it is resolved that
<br />the sum of $475.00 be paid to Mr.J.A.Stratton, representin~i the owners of this
<br />rlght-of-v:ey for a clear title to all the right-of-way supposed to be 80 feet wide
<br />between ~,~interpock and Coalboro.
<br />~nd be it further resolved that the sum of 9475.00 be and i% hereby is appropriate
<br />from the ur,eppropriate~ sdrplus of the Ceneral Fund to the Purchaoe of R~ hts-0f-
<br />This day i.ir.~,.A.,Ho~.n?.r s.tat~d t.h~t: Whereas, it appears that the General nssembly
<br />of Virginia creaze~ amncnester magisterial District of Chesterfield County, a
<br />sanitary district, and
<br />',,herees, it appears that it has become necessary, due to rapid construction of hom~
<br />in said sanitary district, that this Board proceed to determine the cost of the
<br />construction of a public water system in sa~d sanitary district.
<br />Now, Therefore, on motion of W.A.Morr~er, it is resolved that the Executive Jecreta
<br />of this Board, be, and he hereby is, directed to proceed to determine the cost of
<br />construction of a public water system in Manchester Sanitary District in the areas
<br />there of requiring a pub. lie water system, and report to this Board.
<br />This day the matter of the establishm~ent of v;ater systems in Chesterfield County
<br />by the Board of SuperVisors was a~iain discussed and it being felt that a resolutlo~
<br />concerning the establishment of water systems for subdividers in Chesterfield
<br />County passed at a previous ~etin[~ was not clear enou~hto state the policy of
<br />the Board, it -~s resolved on motion of PJ,~.Covingto$, that the Board consider
<br />as a Committee to study over the policy of the establishing of water systems and
<br />that a further discussion ~'ould continue at the regular meeting of the Board on
<br />November 13, 1945.