RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION TO DELEGATE TO THE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE THE AUTHORITY TO REQUEST THAT THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION INSTALL WARNING SIGNS

 

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors has established the Transportation Advisory Committee to make recommendations on transportation safety issues and road improvement priorities; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Transportation Committee receives numerous requests for the installation of signs to alert motorists of activities or hazards in a particular area, including “Watch for Children”, animal crossings, and agricultural warning signs; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) requires that the local governing body forward a resolution requesting each warning sign desired for installation; and

 

            WHEREAS, two Board of Supervisors members are voting members of the Transportation Committee; and

 

            WHEREAS, on November 30, 2005, the Fauquier County Transportation Committee recommended that the Board of Supervisors designate the Transportation Committee to act for the local governing body for installation of warning signs as the Committee deems appropriate; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors recognizes VDOT reserves the right to review and approve all signing requests to determine the exact location and number of signs; now, therefore, be it        

 

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 2nd day of February 2006, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby designate the County’s Transportation Committee to request the installation and maintenance by VDOT of warning sign; and, be it

 

            RESOLVED FINALLY, That this delegation of authority shall expire on January 1, 2009.