RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE TRAVEL EXPENSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH TRAVEL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors has adopted a travel policy that requires approval of requested travel where expenditures are estimated to exceed $1,500; and

WHEREAS, Fauquier County recognizes the ongoing value of supporting the professional development of its staff; and

WHEREAS, Fauquier County appropriated funding in its Fiscal Year 2009 budget for staff to participate in training and development; and

WHEREAS, the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) is the most advantageous source of professional development for local government financial and budget staff, and the organization’s annual conference provides the most comprehensive selection of sessions in the profession; and

WHEREAS, the Budget Director is a member of GFOA’s Committee on Governmental Budgeting and Fiscal Policy, which will be holding its semiannual meeting at the 2009 annual conference; and

WHEREAS, the committee meeting and conference will be held from June 26 until July 1 in Seattle, Washington, and the cost is estimated to total $2,000; and

WHEREAS, the County will be the beneficiary of training and development in public finance and the Budget Director’s participation in GFOA committee deliberations; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 8th day of January 2009, That approval be, and is hereby, granted for staff designated herein to attend the Government Finance Officers’ Association annual conference and concurrent committee activities and to subsequently be reimbursed for travel expenditures associated with this attendance. 

                                                                                    A Copy Teste

                                                                                    Paul S. McCulla
                                                                                                              Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

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