RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES PURCHASE OF DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS (PDR) MATCHING FUNDS INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT

            WHEREAS, on February 19, 2002, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors adopted the Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) Program to acquire conservation easements for the purpose of protecting agriculture, providing open space, and ameliorating the impact of development on the County; and

WHEREAS, a total of 6,727 acres have been approved by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors in the PDR Program to date; and

WHEREAS, on September 26, 2008, Fauquier County certified  local PDR Matching Funds in the amount of $1,180,397.00 to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; and

            WHEREAS, on December 22, 2008, Fauquier County was awarded $49,900.00 in State PDR Matching Funds; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 12th day of February 2009, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized to execute the State PDR Matching Funds Intergovernmental Agreement.   

                                                                                    A Copy Teste 

                                                                                    Paul S. McCulla
                                                                                    Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

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