<br />VIRGINIA: At an adjourned meetina of the
<br />Board of Supervisors ot Ohester-
<br />field 09unty, held at the Oourt-
<br />house, on February 15, 1939, at
<br />8:00 P.M. and in the 153rd year
<br />of the oommonwealth.
<br />Gaius W.Diggs,
<br />John B .Watki:ns, Jr.,
<br />Horace A. Holt,
<br />Hilary L.Fergusson
<br />Horace L.Chalkley being absent, the Executive Secretary asked for
<br />nominations for the election of a temporary Chairman, on mot ion, John B. Watkins,
<br />Jr., was duly elected Chairman pro tempOre.
<br />This day a C01IIIl3ittee of citizens from the Village of Matoaoa appeared
<br />bellere the Board and requested. that this Board conter with the State Hi~Vlay
<br />Commission or its agent relative to the oonstruction of sidewalks along Route a5,
<br />through the Village oC Matoaca. On motion of Horace A. Holt, it is resolved.
<br />that the Ohair.man be, and he hereby is, directed to appoint a Oommittee to
<br />oonter with said State Highway COlIllllission, or ita agent, with the object in mind
<br />of having said State lIighway Commission oonstruct sidewalks in the VUlage of
<br />Matoaca, along Route 36, as 1s oontemplated in the prov1sioJll of Chapter 13a of
<br />the Acts of the General Assembly ot Virginia ot 1938.
<br />Whereupon the Chairman named as the Oommittee authorized in the above
<br />resolutioj: Horace A. Holt, Harold '1'. Goyne, and. the Executive Seoretary.
<br />This dayW.a.Coburn, Exeoutive Seoretary, exPlained to the Board a
<br />plan for the" oamplla:tion and construction ot maps tor the County cC Ohester.t'ield
<br />in conjunction with a Works Pr05ress .Administration PrOjeot.. On motion ot-
<br />G.W.Diggs, it is resolved that the Executive Seoretary be, and he hereby is,
<br />authorized and direoted to. proceed to make application to the Works Progress
<br />Administration tor a Project, lOOking to the oompilation and construotion of
<br />Il County map, as well as! shall be advise with the state Planning Oommittee
<br />relative to its preparat on of a s:1J:n1lar map: kid be it further resolved that
<br />the sum ot One Hundred. ($100.00) Dollars be and it hereby is, appropriated as
<br />a sponsor's contribution to said proje't.
<br />This day there was presented, in the form. of a letter tram J.N.Pastore,
<br />01' the Virginia Commission tor the Blind, requesting that the Board permit the
<br />installation 01' vending machines in the publio buildings at the Courthouse,
<br />t.he next proceeds traIl suoh vending machines to be used to rehabilitate sane
<br />blind person. On motion ot G.tl.Diggs, it is resolved that the. Virg1nia State
<br />Oommission tor the Blind be aDd it hereby is permitted to place in the pUblio
<br />buildings the proper vend1Dg machine for the purpose 01' using the nektreturns
<br />trom. such vending machines tor the rehabilitation ot Bome blind person under
<br />oon trol of and supervised by the State Commissi on tor the Blind.
<br />'rhis day there was read before the Board a letter from Garland S.
<br />Sydnor, advising this Board that the City of Riohmond had instituted. oondemnation
<br />prooeedings against him and other s which might interfere with him in com.plying
<br />with his contraot with the Board 01' Supervisors tor the furnishing of water in
<br />the Bellmeade Sanitation Distriot, and the same is ordered. to be tiled.
<br />This day again the matter 01' the oontribution 01' this Board to the
<br />salary of Robt. L..Pond, Works Progress Administration 10reman at oamp Baker,
<br />was brought to the attention ot the Board. Upon oonsideration whereot,
<br />it is resolved, that the same be oontinued for further consideration at the
<br />neat regular meeting ot the Board.
<br />On motion ot G.W.Diggs, it is resolved that the Executive secretary
<br />be, ani he hereby is, authorized. and 11j.reoted to make such rules and regulations
<br />ooncerning the interviews with salesmen and solioitors as inhls opinion wUl
<br />best faoilitate the operation at the ottioeot the Exeoutive Seoretary. .
<br />This day the County Road Engineer made his report upOn his view of the
<br />proposed road lead1Ilg tran the River Road in Kidlothian D1strio't, at a point
<br />approximat ely one mile wes t 01' RObious, southwardly through the propertie B of
<br />Robt. H. Winfree .and others, to and near the Railroad Station in Midlothian,
<br />in accordanoe with the order of this Board entered on the eighth dey of Feb1"Jlary,
<br />1939, direotine .h1a\ to make suoh view and. report as is provi4edby law, and the
<br />Board beiDg of the opinion that the said proposed road should be established;
<br />doth order and direct 'the Exeoutive Seoretary to this Board to issue process,
<br />sWllllOniDg the proprietors and tenants of the laIUla on whioh it is proposed to
<br />e:sjTablish saii road. to showoause against the establishment of same. Such
<br />summons' shall be returnable at the next regular m:leting of this Board on
<br />Mar()h 8t 1939.
<br />On motion of G.Vl.D1ggs, the County Road llAgineer, is directed. to make
<br />a survey ot the proposed road leading trom the River Road in M1d.loth1an Distriot,
<br />at a point approximately one .m11e west 01' Robious, southwardly through the
<br />properties ot Robt.lI.Wintree and others, to and near the aailroad depot in
<br />.Midloth1an, the cost of said. survey not to exceed the sum. of $75.00