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<br />VIRGINIA: At a special meeting of the ~oard of <br />Supervisors of Uhesterfield ~ounty, <br />held at the ~ourthouse on uanuary 18, <br />1940, at 4:00 p.m. and in the l64th year <br />of the vommonw~alth. <br /> <br />.Present: <br /> <br />H.L.vhalkley, Chairman <br />p. ,i. ~ovington <br />W.A..tiorner <br />.n. '1'. Lioyne <br />.J . Li..nening <br /> <br />Absent: 'l'.lJ.\iatkins <br /> <br />On motion of ii.A..tlorner, it is resolved that the terms and provisions of <br />the ~oning Act as set forth in the Code of Virginia, lQ36, be, and the same are <br />hereby adopted. <br /> <br />Whereas, this Board has heretofore this day adopted the provisions of the <br />.woning Act, and <br /> <br />- <br />I <br /> <br />Whereas, it follows that this .!:Soard should appoint a Zoning "'ommissi'On as <br />provided for in said Aotwithin a reasonable time, <br /> <br />~ow Therefore, on motion of H.~.Lioyne, it is resolved that the Chairman <br />of this Board be,and he hereby is empowered and directed to appoint a uommittee to <br />make recommendations as to the personnel for said ~oning ~ommission. <br />~ote: .Be it here noted that the uhaiI-man appointed w".A..t1orner, .P.lil~ovington and <br />ti.~.~oy~, as such Uommittee. <br /> <br />Vll.;ereas, this Board has heretofore thi s dya adopted tbe provisions of the <br />Zoning law wherein it is empOwered, among other things, to zone the Count~of Chester <br />field int. the several classifioations as is provided in said Zoning law, and <br /> <br />~ihereas, this Board desires that where anyaeotion in the County is pre- <br />dominately residential to keep said section in that olassification, with suoh exce~t <br />ions as may appear to be necessary in any given case, and, <br /> <br />Whereas, a certain length of time will have to elapse before the zoning <br />regulationa can be made effective and it appearing prpper to do so, this Board on <br />motion of W.A.Horner, doth resolve that any person, form or oorporation who comtem- <br />plated the immediate oonstruction of any building in any residential section which <br />is predominately residential, be, and i~ and/or they are hereby respectfully request <br />ed to refrain fram so doing until this .!:Soard oan ~ke 'proper and suttable regulation <br />vdth suoh exceptions as may be found to-be neoessary and proper. <br /> <br />Whereas, this Board of Supervisors, from a stu~ of the reports of the <br />Clerk of the Trial Justice Court of Chesterfield County has been oaused to know that <br />tho Commonwealth of Virginia contributes the sum of $600.00 to each County in this <br />State, to assist in oarrying out the provisions of the Trial Justice~t, and <br />>- - - - - - - - - -~ <br /> <br />vVhereas, it appears that the Commonwealth of Virginia does not contribute <br />a sufficient sum of money to this County to assist in carrying out of the 'provisions <br />of the said Act, ' <br /> <br />Now, Therefore, on motion of W.A.Horner, it is resolved that the Honorabl <br />l~unedon Cary and the Honorable E.Floyd Yates, Representatives of this County in the <br />General AssemblY, be, and tlzey are hereby respectfully requested to make a study of <br />the conditions reoited in the preamble above, in Section 4gS7 of the ode and in the <br />State Auditor's report 011 Trial Justice Courts and cause to be introduoed in the <br />General Assembly a bill to more equitably contribute to the several oounties of this <br />State in assisting the carrying out of the provisions of the Trial Justice Act. <br /> <br />This day again in the matter of the annexation of certain territory in <br />Chesterfield County by the town of olonial Heights came before this Board and upon <br />the request, in writing, of ~.A.Co@~ill, Commonwealth'. Attorney, that this Board <br />authorize the employment of an engineer, and accountant and such other professional <br />assistance as he might require and this board authorize to assist him in the defense <br />of said annexat:on proceedings. Upon consideration whereof and on motion of J.G. <br />~ning, it is resolved that the resolution heretofore adopted on July 5, 1939, direc _ <br />iag the ~ommonwealthts Attorney to oppose the said annexation by the said town of <br />Colonial tielghts be, and the same is hereby rescinded. And be it further resolved <br />that M.A. Cogbill be and he hereby is direoted to make appearance in the annexation <br />case brought by Uolonial heights ar.d do and p~rform such duties as the case may <br />require in protection of the ~ountyas interest <br /> <br />This day the ~xecutive Seoretary advised the Board of the request made by <br />the American Tobacco Company for the ~otinty to improve 17th Street, between the <br />Riohmond corporate limits at Jackson Avenue and Bruce Avenue. 1Jhereupon the Board <br />doth on motion of li.A. horner, accept 17th Street in the subdivision of Powhatan <br />ights, between uackson Avenue and Bruce Avenue, into the ~ounty road system. And <br />be it further resolved that the American ~obacco vompany be, and it hereby is grante <br />ermission to improve this street by such grading, draining and surdacing as it sees <br />fit to do. <br /> <br />Ordered that the Board be now adjourned until February 13, 1940, at lO:OOA.JI/ <br /> <br />- <br /> <br />- <br />, <br /> <br />~ <br /> <br />~- <br /> <br />-, <br /> <br />\ <br /> <br /> <br />7i~~ <br /> <br />.:...:I.......... ~llil <br /> <br />~~..~.. <br />