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September 12th, 1961 <br /> <br />At a regular meeting of the City Council, held on-September 12th, 1961, there were present: <br /> <br />R. Irvine Smith, C. S.. Atkinson, Jack P. Barnes, John L. Dillon, W.T. Leafy, <br />George R. Walker, H. Earl Weiseman, A.P. Johnson,Jr., City Manager, and M.A. <br />Korb, Jr., City Attorney~ <br /> <br />The meeting was opened with pr~¥er by Mr. Atkinson. <br /> <br /> Minutes of regular meeting of August 22nd, 1961 and special meeting of August 29th, 1961 <br />wer~ read and approved. <br /> <br />The following reports from the City Manager were read': <br /> <br /> 61-250 - "I submit the attached resolution and recormnend its adoption. This resolution <br />establishes the bus routes and headways for the Community Bus Company when it begins operations September 17th, <br />1961." <br /> <br /> Motion of Mt. Walker to defer action on this until after consideration of Item ~1 under <br />'Unfinished Business' was adopted without dissenting roue. <br /> <br /> 61-251 - "I submit the a~tache~resolution and recormuend its adoption. This resolution <br />establishes a plan ~enui~ber±ng of houses necessitated by the ch'anges~ of-street names- and~the elimination <br />of duplicate numbers on certain streets. <br /> These changes will be effective November 12tb~ 1961, except for the north-south <br />streets north of High St. and east of~ but not including Peninsula Avenue (First Avenue) which numbers will be <br />changed October 15th, 1961." <br /> <br />On motion of Mr. Weiseman, the following resolution was adopted, without dissenting vote: <br /> <br />"WHEREAS, Section 5-5 of the Code of the City of Portsmouth, Virginia, 1951, <br />provides for a system of house numbers in the City of Portsmouth, in accord- <br />ance with plans adopted and established by the City Council; and <br /> WHEREAS, effective 12:01 A.M., November 12, 1961, the names of certain streets <br /> and portions of streets in the City of Portsmouth will be changed; and <br /> WI-IEREAS~ the renumbering of houses is a part of the overall plan of street name <br /> changing and clarification of existing confusion in numbering on certain streets <br /> is necessary in the interest of the public health and safety. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council o£ the City of ~ortsmouth, ~irginia, <br /> that the following plan for numbering of houses in the City of Portsmouth is hereby <br /> adopted and established in accordance with Section 5-5 of the City Code (all refez- <br /> ences are to street names as same shall be known after November 12, 1961): <br /> <br />1. NORTH-SOUTH STREETS IN AREA EAST OF SECOND TUNNEL HIGHWAY, NORTH OF HIGH STREET: <br /> <br />(a) High Street to Glasgow Street - 400 block <br /> <br />(b) Glasgow Street no line of B Street, Booker Street and Waverly Boulevard- <br /> 500 block. <br /> <br />(c) Line of B Street, Booker Street and Waverly Boulevard no line of Leckie <br /> Street and Craford Place - 200 block. <br /> <br />(d) Line of Leckie Street and Craford Place to line of Spratley Street- 100 block <br /> <br />(e) Line of Spratley Street to Scott's Creek 00 block. <br /> <br />2. HIGH STREET -EXTENDED TO CHURCHLAND BRIDGE FROM CUMBERLAND AVENUE: <br /> <br />3500 block through the 3900 block <br /> <br />3. W~STERN BRANCH BOULEVARD AND PRINCETON PLACE OFF HIGN STREET: <br /> <br />3500 block through the 3700 block <br /> <br />4. AUGUSTA AVENUE FROM WINCHESTER DRIVE TO WESTERN BRANCH OF THE ELIZABETH RIVER: <br /> <br />4400 block through the 5000 block <br /> <br />5. ARLINGTON~PLACE~ WINCHESTER DRIVE: <br /> <br />(a) East of Airline Boulevard through 3700 block <br /> <br />(b) Airline Boulevard to Caroline Avenue - 3800 block through the 4200 block <br /> <br />6. CAROLINE AVENUE AND GNEENWAY COURT, EAST, NORTH AND WEST: <br /> <br />(a) East of Airline Boulevard - 3900 block <br /> <br />(b) Airline Boulevard to Elizabeth River - 4000 block to 5000 block <br /> <br />7. ELM AVENUE-EXTENDED TO JORDAN BRIDGE FROM VICTORY BOULEVARD: <br /> <br />3900 block <br /> <br /> <br />