RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE TOWNS OF WARRENTON, THE PLAINS AND REMINGTON ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE COUNTY OF FAUQUIER TO REQUEST PROFFERS FROM APPLICANTS FOR REZONINGS TO HELP DEFRAY THE CAPITAL COSTS OF PUBLIC EDUCATION IN FAUQUIER COUNTY

            WHEREAS,  the County of Fauquier is required by law to provide for the free public education of its citizens residing within its boundaries including those citizens residing in the towns of  Warrenton, The Plains and Remington; and           

WHEREAS, the cost of providing for public education include the capital costs associated with the construction, operation and maintenance of public elementary, middle and secondary schools located in the County of Fauquier; and           

WHEREAS, the County of Fauquier and the Towns of Remington, The Plains and Warrenton fall within the authority set forth in Virginia Code Section 15.2-2298 to accept certain voluntary proffers of cash and the dedication of real estate to address the capital impacts of development which have a reasonable relationship to the request to amend the zoning map of the locality; and           

WHEREAS, the County of Fauquier and the Towns of Remington, The Plains and Warrenton have, within their respective Ordinances, adopted provisions related to the voluntary proffering of cash and the dedication of real property where the need for such proffers arise for the rezoning request; and            

WHEREAS, the County of Fauquier is desirous of entering into agreements with the Towns of Remington, The Plains and Warrenton evidencing the towns intent to request proffers of cash and real property from applicants for rezoning to help defray the capital costs of public educational facilities serving, or planned to serve, the area for which the rezoning is requested; now, therefore, be it           

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 10th day of January 2008, That the Board of Supervisors does respectfully request that the Town Councils for the Towns of Remington, The Plains and Warrenton enter into an agreement with the County of Fauquier to request proffers from applicants for rezoning to help defray the capital costs of public education facilities serving, or planned to serve, the area for which the rezoning is requested; and, be it           

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Fauquier County Administrator be, and is hereby, directed to forward a copy of this resolution along with a draft agreement to the Town Manager for the Towns of Remington, The Plains and Warrenton for consideration by their respective Town Councils.

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