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28 <br /> <br /> At a regular meeting of the City Council, held on October 9th, 1962, there were present: <br /> <br /> R. Irvine Smith, C. S. Atkinson, Jack P. Barnes, John L. Dillon, George D. Eastes, <br /> L. L. Knight, W. T. Leafy, A. P. Johnson, Jr., City Manager, and J. S. Livesay, Jr., <br /> City Attorney. <br /> <br /> The meeting was opened with prayer by Mr. Leary. <br /> <br /> Minutes of the regular meetin~ held on September 2$th, 1962, were read and approved. <br /> 62-237 - Public hearing on the followmng zoning petitions was held: <br /> <br /> Petition 62-25 - Walter K. Creekmore and Mary E. Creekmore. <br /> <br /> Motion of Mr. Dillon to concur in the recommendation of the Planning Commission to <br />disapprove this application was adopted, without dissenting vote. <br /> <br /> 62-26 - Petition of the Planning Director of Portsmouth 5o rezone certain property in the <br />vicinity of Hill and Southern Avenues. <br /> <br /> On motion of Mr. Atkinson, the following ordinance was approved on first reading: <br /> "ZONING AILENDMENT ORDINANCE 62-26.' <br /> <br />The following reports £rom the City Manager were presented: <br /> <br /> 62-238 - "I submit the attached Resolution and recommend its adoption. <br /> This is a Resolution recognizing Grimes Battery with regard to National Awards <br />they have received mn competition with other National 6uard Units in.the United States." <br /> <br /> W~EREAS, an old and respected Portsmouth military unit, the Grimes Battery, officially <br />known as Battery C. 3rd Automatic Weapons Battalion, lllth Artillery, Virginia Army National Guard, has achieved <br />national prominence and recognition for~rifle marksmanship when on June 24, 1962, in rifle practice at the <br />Virginia State Military Reservation, every man in the Grimes Battery attained a perfect score; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, mn recognition of this perfect score, the said unit has been awarded the <br />National Guard Association trophy, a nationwide honor, the Pershing Trophy for the Second United States Army <br />area, and the Virginma National Guard Trophy; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS~ the winning of these trophies by the Grimes Battery has brought great honor and <br />prominence throughout the entire nation to the City of Portsmouth, Virginia. <br /> <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of 'the City of Portsmouth that the deepest <br />gratitude and warmest thanks of the citizens of this City be hereby expressed and conveyed to the officers and <br />men of the Grimes Battery, for a job well done. <br /> <br /> BE IT FURTHER RESOLVEH~ that a copy of these' resolutions be spread upon the minutes of <br />City Council, and a copy be presented to the officers and men of the said Grimes Battery as a token of the <br />esteem in which they are held by the people of this City.. <br /> <br />the <br /> <br />On motion .~f Mr. Eastes, the preceding reSOlu~on was or, opted. <br /> <br /> 62-239 - "I submit the attached Ordinance and recommend it be placed on first reading. <br />This is requested to prohibit persons having no official connection with the school from loitering around the <br />school buildings, especially during school hours. <br /> This has been an increasing problem and the Police have had no Ordinance that <br />they could enforce to prohibit unauthorized persons from being in the schools." <br /> <br />On motion of Mr.~ .Dillon, the following ordinance was approved on first reading, without <br /> <br />dissenting vote: <br /> <br />"AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TH~ CODE OF THE CITY OF PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA, <br /> 1961, BY ADDING THERETO A NEW SECTION NUMBEP~D 19-35.t, MAKING IT <br /> UNLAWFUL TO LOITER IN OR NEAR THE PREMISES OF SCHOOLS, AND PROVIDING <br /> PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF. <br /> <br /> 62-240 - "I submit the attached Agreements with the following firms and recommend the <br />proper officials be authorized to sign. <br /> <br />funds budgeted for this work. <br /> <br />Bagley's Incorporated <br />· H. Pence Company <br />J. E. Sjostrom Company <br />American Steel Equipment Co. <br />W. R. Ames Company <br />Elliott & Company <br /> <br />Ebtey Corporation <br />Bro-Dart Industries <br /> <br />- furnishings - <br />-shelving & equipment - <br />- catologue cases - <br />- shelving & cabinets - <br />- shelvmng <br />- desks, tables & <br /> equipment - <br />- msgazmne racks - <br /> bench & shelving - <br /> <br />$29,876.07 <br /> 5,025.03 <br /> 3 182.00 <br /> 1,898.30 <br /> 18,339.96 <br /> 6,620~00 <br /> <br />1,015.50 <br /> 263.00 <br /> <br />$66,210.86 <br /> <br /> This covers all furnishings and equipment for the new Library and comes within <br />The appropriation has previously been made to cover this. <br /> <br /> On motion of Mr. Knight the recommendation of the City Manager was approved and the proper <br />city officials authorized to sign the agreements. <br /> <br /> <br />