Agenda, Packets, Minutes
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<br />VIRGIN IA: <br /> <br />At an adjourned meeting of t,e <br />Board of Supervisors of <br />Chesterfield County, held at <br />the Courthouse on November 25, <br />1941, at 8:00 o'clock P.M. I <br /> <br />Present: <br /> <br />H. L. Chalkley, Chairman <br />Hl. T. Goyne <br />J. G. Hening <br />Ii.A. Horner <br /> <br />Absent: T. D. Watkins <br />P. W. Covington <br /> <br />There appeared before the Board Mr. H. E. Lovering, who was the owner of the dog <br />that bit the son of Ur.J.C.Jure, who appeared before this Board at a former <br />meeting and requested the payment of the doctor's bill for treating his son for <br />this bite. Mr. Lovering requested information as to whether it was possible <br />for Mr. Jerue to sue for further damages after the doctor's bill was paid, but sin e <br />~e Board had no responsibility beyond that which it had already assumed, <br />Mr. Lovering's request was not considered. <br /> <br />i <br /> <br />There appeared before the Board Messrs. r~unford and Q,uilm, rep resenting Q.uinnford j <br />Homes, Inc., which Corporation is building on the development known as "Bellwood <br />Manor" in Bermuda District. These .gentlemen stated th,it under the agreement with <br />F.R.A. it was necessary that they hu~e a public water supply for this development. <br />And further stated that they had a numher of propositions froI!1 private corporation <br />tp supply the water but felt tha.t the interest of the future purchasers would be I <br />better ~dled tf the County supplied water for the project. Tuey stated <br />there v:ould be from eighty to one l:undred homes built in this project and <br />reque~ted that the Board make further investigation and assist them if possible. <br />Upon consideration whereof and on motion of H. T. Goyne, it is resolved that the <br />entire Board be and it hereby is appointed as a Comoittee to investigate this <br />proposition and meet on the premises Thursday, November 27, 1941 at 2:00 o'cloCk <br />P.M. <br /> <br />-. <br /> <br />This day came Mr. Haskins Hobson, who hcd been employed as Special Attorney <br />to assist the Commonwealth t s Attorney in the case of annexation by the City of <br />Richmo!ill, who made his report as follows, to-wit: <br /> <br />"Counsel for the County of Chesterfield respectfully reports to your <br />Honorable Board the resuJi'. s of' the recent annexati.on proceedings <br />instituted by the City of Richnond against the County of Chesterfield, <br />as shown by the order of the Court entered on the 6th day of November, <br />1941. <br /> <br />1. Terr i tory ~nnexed: <br /> <br />Under the agreement between counsel for the County and tl:e City <br />oade pursuant to the approval and direction of a najority of the members <br />of your Honorable Board, the corporate lines of the City of Richmond <br />were extended so as to include the fcllowine territory: <br /> <br />Beginning at the point of intersection of the present corpoI ation <br />line on the southern shore of the James River with the eastern right- <br />of-way of theAtlantic Coast Line Railroad, thence proceeding southwardly <br />alonf the eastern richt-of-way line of said railroad to its intersection <br />with the old Belt Line ~f said railroad, thence along the eastern or <br />southeastern line of said old Belt Line Railroad to its intersection with <br />the easter!" line of the old Main Line of said railroad at Clopton, thence <br />southwardly along the oldMain line of said Railroad to a point two hundred <br />(200) feet south of the southernline of tre \iarwick Road, thence along <br />a line parallel to and two hundred (200) feet south of the southern line <br />of the,jarwick Road to the Richmond-Petersburg Turnpike, thence to the <br />intersection of the eastern line of said turnpike with the northern line <br />of the Dupont Company property, and thence soutll~astwardly along the <br />norhtern line of the DuPont Company property to the western shore of James <br />River, thence northwardly along the western shore of James River to the <br />present coporation line, and thence along the present corporation line to <br />the point of beginning. <br /> <br />The majority of the members of your Honorable Boaru and counsel for <br />the County have recognized the futility of undertaking to make any contest f r <br />the retention of that part of said territory known as Westover Hills, <br />Forest Hill Terrace, Bellmeade Sanitary District, a part of Manchester <br />Sanitary Distri~t and the territory embraced within the horse-shoe bounded <br />in a general way by Ricrunond-Petersburg Turnpike, Maury Street and Perdue <br />Avenue, since the decision of the Court in the Henrico case affirmed by <br />an elaborate opinion of the Supreme Court of Appeals, showing that such <br />context would be attended with enormous expenses and in the end utterly vain <br /> <br />With respect to the remaining part of Manchester Sanitary District <br />and certain of the lands adjacent thereto, it was recognized that along <br />the Richmond and Petersburg Turnpike, from the corporate limits down to <br />theDuPont line, there has already devoloped conditions immediately demanding <br />the installation of either an adequate water or sewer system, and in some <br />sections both; that even if Manchester Sanitary District in its entirety <br />
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