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VIRGINIA: At an adjourned meeting of the <br /> Board of Supervisors of Cheste~ <br /> field County, held at the <br /> Courthouse on May 31, 1956, at <br /> 8:00 p.m. <br /> <br />Present: <br /> <br />Mr. Il-yin G.Horner, Chairman <br />Mr. H, T. Goyne <br />Mr, R.J.Britton <br />Dr. Robt. O, Gill <br />Mr, MarshallF. Driskill <br />Mr. Stanley R.Hague, Jr, <br /> <br />This day a delegation of approximately thirty people appeared before the Board <br />to discuss the proposed 1956-~57 budget and tho raoent defeat of the School <br />Bond Issue. Mr. George McKesson~ spokesman for the Chesterfield Voters League, <br />states that money for the new office building in the amount of $340,000.00 <br />should be given to the School Board to build new schools. He further states <br />that school buildings are far too elaborate and hFe many unnecessary frills, <br /> <br />Upon consideration whereof, the Chairman of the Board polled the members as to <br />their feelings toward the new office building. All ~embers of the Board agree <br />that the office building funds should remain in thebud~et and be used for the <br />new office building. <br /> <br />This day the County Budget for the year 1956-t57 in the amount of $12,330,~?1.00 <br />whiah was tentati~ely adopted April 30, 1956, and duly advertised by publication <br />in the Richmond News Leader, a newspaper havin~ ~eneral circulation in Chester- <br />field County, for a period of thirty (30) days preceding the date of adoption, <br />thereof, came on for consideration of this Board, and after discussion and due <br />consideration, upon motion of Dr. Gill, seconded by Mr. Driskill, it is resolved <br />that the Chesterfield County Tentative Budget for the year 1956-'57, including <br />allvarious departments of the County, be, and the same is hereby approved <br />and adopted ~s the Budget for the year 1956-~57, subject, however, to the <br />limitations which may be contained in the resolution of this Board providing for <br />the County levy for said year, <br /> <br />At is here noted that Mr. Goyae voted "No" statin~ that he is in favor of the <br />budget but will not support any limited appropriations. <br /> <br />Whereas, in accordance with the law of this Commonwealth, the proposal to fix <br />levies required by the Budget for the year 1956-~57, has been made public; and <br /> <br />Whereas, this day was fixed for a public hearing on same, and due notice es <br />required by law h~ving been published that this matter would be considered and <br />acted upon, <br />Now, Therefore, On motion 6f Mr.Britton, seconded by Mr.~riskttl, it is resolved <br />that the levy for general Cotmty purposes (i~cluding the $0hool Budget) on each <br />$100,00 of assessed valuation on real and personal property for the year <br />1956-~57, be, and the same is fixed as follows: All magisterial Districts <br />S~.40 ~e~d rates for machinery in all Districts at 50~ per $100,00 of assessed <br />valuation. <br /> <br />Be it further resolved~ All the revenue produced by such levies shall be paid <br />into the general operating fund of the County and appropriations therefrom shall <br />be made by this Board from time to time depending upon the necessity thereof as <br />determined by this Board during the ensuing fiscal year, <br />Be it Further Resolved: That it is the intent of the Board of Supervisors of <br />Chesterfield County that no funds willbe appropriated £o the Chesterfield County <br />School Board for the operation of integrated schools durin~ the ensuinc fiscal <br />year 1956-~57. <br />Be it Further Resolved: That the Treasurer of this County is hereby authorimed <br />to transfer funds from the general operating fund of the County to the School <br />Board,when and only when, an appropriation to the$ohool Board is made by this <br />Board and a certified copy of a resolution making the appropriation is received <br />by the T~easurer. <br /> <br />It is here noted that Mr. Goyne votes "No~. <br /> <br />This day Mr. James D. Maxey, Jr., President of the Chesterfield Central Ruritan <br />~lub, presented a request in writing for the use of the Fair Grounds on July ~th <br />by the Ruritan Club. Upon consideration whereof and on mot~on of ~. <br />Driskill, seconded by Mr. Hai~ue, it is resolved that the Central Huritan Club, <br />be, and it hereby is authorized to use the Fair Grounds on the ~th of July, 1956. <br /> <br />This day again the matter of filling the position of County Engineer came <br />before the Board and the Executive Secretary reported that conversations with <br />Mr. Painter and other persons from which references were sought were highly <br />satisfactory. Upon consideratiOn whereof, and on motion of Mr. Britton~ <br />seconded by Mr. ~=[skll~, it is resolved that this Board employ M~. R. A. Painter <br />for the position of County Engineer, beginning July 1,195~, at a salary of <br />$7200,00 per year. <br /> <br /> <br />