A Resolution Presenting Comments Regarding the Draft Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission 2035 Regional Long Range Transportation Plan

WHEREAS, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission (RRRC) are partnering to evaluate the rural transportation system in the region and to recommend a range of transpor­tation improvements that best satisfy existing and future transportation needs; and

WHEREAS, Fauquier County is a local government member of the RRRC and is participating in plan development; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has determined that while the Draft 2035 Regional Long Range Transportation Plan goals are generally compatible with those contained in the adopted Fauquier County Comprehensive Plan, more emphasis should be placed on coordinated land use planning and transportation and targeted strategies should be added to the plan; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has determined that recommendations contained in that draft plan’s section entitled “Transportation System Performance & Recommendations” need refinement; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 18th day of February 2010, That the Board endorses the comments contained in Attachment 3 of the County staff report included in this agenda item and dated February 18, 2010, and provides these to the Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission; and be it

RESOLVED FINALLY, That County staff work with the RRRC and the transportation consultant to make the refinements recommended by the County.

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