<br />VIRGltITA: At an adjourned meeting of th,
<br />Board of Supervisors of Chestfr-
<br />field County, held July 19th, I
<br />1938,'at Chesterfield Court- I
<br />house, in the 163rd year of t~e
<br />Commonweal th. .
<br />Horace L. Chalkley,
<br />Gaius ii. Ddiggs,
<br />Harold T. Goyne,
<br />Horaoe A. Holt,
<br />Hilary F. Fergusson,
<br />John B.Watkins,Jr.
<br />It is ordered that the following claim be allowed and paid out of the Virginia
<br />Public Assistance ]und:
<br />Virginia B. Morris, for services and mileage, July 1st-July 16th,1938 in-
<br />clusive $101.30
<br />This day, Senator Hunsdon Cary, addressed this Board and the County School Board
<br />of Chesterfield County, concerning Vocational Training in Chesterrield County
<br />SChools; and came also E.S.H. Greene, Superintendent of Schools, who recommended
<br />to the Board a $225,000.00 building program vnth Federal assistanoe to enlarge the
<br />high sohools of the County for vocational training, and suggested starting with two
<br />white and one colored school. Upon consideration, it appearing to the Board the
<br />salue being primarily a problem 01' the School Board, on motion, it is resolved that
<br />the School Board be requested to take under consideration the appointment of a
<br />Committee to investigate the possibilities of installing vocational training in the
<br />High Schools of the County.
<br />On motion, there was a vote of thanks accorded Senator Hunsdon Cary for his
<br />talk before the Board.
<br />This day, E.L-Bemiss,Jr., Chairman of the Public Welfare Board, submitted to i
<br />the BOard a proposal for a 'dorks Progress Administration project with which to con- i
<br />tinue work in the sewing roon by women on relief. On Dlotion, the Chairman of this !
<br />Board is directed to sign a Works Progress Administration proposal on behalf of thi~
<br />Board as sponsor for sewing room project. .~d be it further resolved, that the sum!
<br />of ~15?2.00 out of the l~blic ;~sistance Fund be, and the same hereby is, appro- :
<br />pria ted. i
<br />This day, B.L. Bemiss,Jr., Chairman of the Public ./elfare Board, reported that!
<br />the Department of Public ~leHare had:
<br />On Dlotion, the Treasurer is directed to transfer the sum of ~860.46 from the
<br />General County ~'und to the Virginia Public Assistance Fund.
<br />123 active cases on relief
<br />280 uninvestigated applications for relief I
<br />294 \lorks Progress ..i..dflinistration certificapons.
<br />I' 0.1: TR~.'.
<br />On motion, it is ordered that a warrant in the favor of the Town of Colonial
<br />Heights, in the sum of ~251.17, as the town's proportionate share of the 1937 Dog
<br />Tax ~und, be dra\,n and charged to the Dog ~ax ~und.
<br />This day, bids were received for the construction of an addition to the office!
<br />of the Superintendent of SChOOls, were opened and read. Bids were submitted by: I
<br />C.H.Besecker, J.W.Cunningham, and O.H.Mann. On motion, after opening the three bid~
<br />for the addition to the said school building, the contract was awarded O.H.Mann, he!
<br />being the low bidder, at a price of $1154.00, and that a construction bond of :
<br />~lOOO.OO, the County to pay the premium of same, be reqUired, and that the time of I
<br />cor.lpletion be not later than August 20, 1938. And be it further resolved, that \i. I
<br />S. Coburn, Executive Secretary, be authorized and empowered to sign the contract !
<br />on behalf of the Board of SuperVisors, and thut he be desi€~ated to act in a super-!
<br />visory capacity for this Board. i
<br />This day there wus
<br />Progress Administration
<br />July 16th, 1938, due to
<br />pl'osonted to the Board the resignation of I..il..Guzal Horks
<br />Project at Bellmeade, effective at the close of the day,
<br />his having accepted another position.
<br />On motion, the ChuirtJ.an of this Board and the Executive Secretary a.re author-
<br />ized and directed to sign a proposal for a ~!orks Progress Administration blanket
<br />project; for the improvement of the fOllowing roads: Ellon School Road; stockton
<br />and 45th 0treets; .~bbott noad; and Camp Baker :Ho'ad. .lid:it is further resolved,
<br />that the Executive Secretary be and he hereby is, designated to act as sponsor
<br />agent for the Board.
<br />On motion, the ~xecutive Jacretary is authorized and directed to sign all dUlyil
<br />authorized warrants of this Board in accordance with law in such cases made and
<br />provided, and it is further resolved, that the Treasurer be and hereby is, directedl
<br />to honor such warrants. .illd the ~xecutive 3ecretary shall certify copies of this .
<br />resolution and Dluil the'sarne to each of the County depositories.
<br />'l'he Buildings awl Ground Comfai ttee, having been instructed at a previous meet-
<br />ing to make a itudy of the space situation of 'various o~fices at the Courthouse,
<br />recommended to the Board the construction of a partition in the Depi:irtment of 1/el-
<br />fare's Of1'ice. On motion, H.S. Coburn, Executive Secretary is authorized to have
<br />constructed such pi:irtition, as in his judgment the condition requires.
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