RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE ROUTE 692 (KINES ROAD) FROM OLD AUBURN ROAD (ROUTE 670) TO THE END OF STATE MAINTENANCE AS A VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RURAL RUSTIC ROAD

WHEREAS, Section 33.1-70.1 of the Code of Virginia, permits the improvement and hard surfacing of certain unpaved roads deemed to qualify for designation as a Rural Rustic Road; and

WHEREAS, any such road must be located in a low-density development area and have a no more than 1,500 vehicles per day (vpd); and

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors requests that Route 692 (Kines Road), from Route 670 (Old Auburn Road) to the end of State Maintenance be designated a Rural Rustic Road; and

WHEREAS, the Board is unaware of pending development that will significantly affect the existing traffic on this road; and

WHEREAS, this road is in the Board’s six-year plan for improvements to the secondary system of state highways; and

WHEREAS, the general public and particularly those citizens who own land abutting this road have been made aware that this road may be paved with minimal improvements as is consistent with the development of a rural rustic road project; and

WHEREAS, the Board believes that this road should be so designated due to its qualifying characteristics; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 8th day of January 2009, That the Board of Supervisors hereby designates Kines Road from Route  670 (Old Auburn Road) to the end of State Maintenance a Rural Rustic Road, and requests that the Residency Administrator for the Virginia Department of Transportation concur in this designation; and, be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, the Board requests that this road be hard surfaced and, to the fullest extent prudent, be improved within the existing right-of-way and ditch-lines to preserve as much as possible the adjacent trees, vegetation, side slopes, and rural rustic character along the road in their current state; and, be it

RESOLVED FINALLY, That a certified copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Residency Administrator for the Virginia Department of Transportation. 

                                                                                    A Copy Teste 

                                                                                    Paul S. McCulla|
                                                                                    Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

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