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22' <br /> <br />-- NEW BUSINESS -- <br /> <br /> 62-69 - The following communication from the West Side Civic League was read: <br /> <br /> "Again we cal% To your attention the need for having in the City Code of Ports- <br />mouth a section dealing with 'Automobile Graveyards' ss proposed to the'City Council at the public hearing on <br />zoning March 28, 1961; as noted below. <br /> <br />Proposal to City'Council at Public Hearing on Zoning Ordinance March 28, 1961 <br />West Side Civic League proposes that 'auTo wrecking' as listed under Junk Yards <br />in the Table of Uses under Article 4-3 be deleted and that the Table of Uses under Article 4-3 be amended so as to <br />include 'Automobile Graveyards'. Defined as any lot or place which zs exposed To the weather and upon which more <br />than five motor vehicles of any kind; incapable of'being opera'ted, and which it would not be economically practical <br />to make operative, are placed, located or found. <br /> ~uch Automobile Graveyards be located at least fifty feet from any public street <br />and any person who maintains such en Automobile Graveyard shall erect and maintain a fence or hedge around such <br />automobile ~rave~ard. <br /> Such Automobile Graveyard t0 be located in Industrial M-2 District by permit <br />only. <br /> <br /> That to Article 3 number 27 be added To read: Any Automobile Graveyard existing <br />at the effective date of this ordinance whether non-conforming or not shall within slx months comply with the fence <br />or hedge requirement es outlined under Article 4-3 Table of Uses. <br /> <br /> That to Article 6 number 5 be added to read: The Building Official shall give <br />public notice in a local newspaper as to the requirements of Article 3, ~? three times within the six months <br />following adoption of this ordinance. <br /> Definition of Automobile Graveyards and requirements for fence or hedge taken <br />from Code of Virginia, Sec. 3g-B?9.3 a~d, 1958~ Signed: Louis R. Keller, Corresponding Secretary." <br /> <br /> Motion of Mr. Barnes to refer to the next conference of the Council on the Code was adopted <br />without dissenting vote. <br /> <br /> 62-70 - A request/fmom Mrs. T. A.. Clark~ Jr., 114 Kirby Avenue, for refund for chickens <br />destroyed by stray dogs in the amount of $12.O4, was presented. <br /> <br /> On motion of Mr. Barnes, the City Treasurer was authorized to pay said bill from funds in <br />her hands from the dollection of Dog Taxes. <br /> <br /> 62-71 - A request from Mr; Dobie C. Watson, 723 Vermont Avenue, for refund in the amount <br />of $4.58 for chickens destroyed by stray dogs, was presented. <br /> <br />her kands from <br /> <br /> On motion- of Mr.-~enry, the City Treasurer was authorized <br />the collection of Dog Taxes. <br /> <br /> 62-72 - The following resolution was presented: <br /> <br />pay said bill from funds in <br /> <br /> '"~H~REAS, The Council of Parent Teachers Association 6f Portsmouth did appear before <br />your ~o~orable body on April 25, 1961 and expressed the ~desire of its members that suit- <br />able ~etention facilities be obtained for the juvenile offenders of this City; and <br /> WHEREAS, The Btate Board of Welfare and Institutions in November, 1961 advised fhat <br />fund~ were not available for a-detention home in Portsmouth due to the availability of the <br />Tidewater Detention Center; and <br /> Wt~EREAS, Male Juvenile offenders have been detained a~ the City Jail and we have <br />knowledge of a fourtee~-yeer-old recently spending e week in jail while awaiting a hearing; <br />and <br /> WHEREAS, Recent newspaper articles stated that female juvenile offenders have been <br />shifted To another political subdivision because Norfolk County will no~ longer allow the <br />use of its jail by the City o~ Portsmouth for juvenile detention; therefore be it, <br /> RESOLVED, That the Portsmouth City Council take %mmediate action to obtain suitable <br />detention facilities for our juvenile offenders end prohibit the use of jails. <br /> RESOLVED, that the Portsmouth City Council irrespective of political differences with <br />Norfolk County recognize th~ Tidewater Detention Home at Great Bridge as s community asset. <br />And be it further, <br /> RESOLVED, Thai the Portsmouth City Council being cognizant of this need, instruct the <br />City ~anager to draft a provisional contract for Council's approval, with the Tidewater <br />Home or procure suitable housing in Portsmouth. <br /> <br /> E J Queen, Secretary, <br />Civic Executives Association, <br />102 Oregon Ave." <br /> <br />Motion of Mr. Leery to refer to the next conference of the Council was adopted. <br /> <br />On motion adjourned. <br /> <br />Approved - <br /> <br /> President. <br /> <br />City Clerk <br /> <br /> <br />