Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Peter B. Schwartz, Marshall District Supervisor


February 18, 2010

Staff Lead:


Ray Pickering, Agricultural Development Officer

Agricultural Development


A Resolution to Authorize the County Administrator to Execute a Memorandum of Understanding with Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) for a USDA Specialty Crop Grant


 Topic Description:

Fauquier County has been awarded a USDA Specialty Crop Grant in the amount of $25,000. The grant will assist Fauquier County orchards with marketing to ethnic populations in Northern Virginia.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

There are no financial impacts. No County funds are being used for match; in-kind services will be provided by Agricultural Development Department staff.

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

Virginia Cooperative Extension

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