RESOLUTION  

A RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THAT THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION INSTALL TRAFFIC CALMING MEASURES FOR THE EMERALD OAKS SUBDIVISION

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Transportation Committee received a request from residents in the Emerald Oaks Subdivision for traffic calming measures, including three-way stop signs at the intersection of Auburn Mill Road and Wemberly Drive, "Watch for Children" signage on Auburn Mill Road, and signage indicating the maximum penalty for exceeding the posted maximum speed limit; and

            WHEREAS, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) requires that the Board of Supervisors forward a resolution approving each request for “Watch for Children” signage and other traffic calming measures, so VDOT may accommodate these requests; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors requests VDOT formally study the request to remove the double yellow pavement markings along Auburn Mill Road and study other traffic calming measures and report the findings to the Fauquier County Transportation Committee; and

            WHEREAS, on January 29, 2003 , the Fauquier County Transportation Committee approved a motion recommending approval of the requested traffic calming measures; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 18th day of February 2003, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby authorize the County’s request for installation and maintenance by VDOT of traffic calming measures for the Emerald Oaks Subdivision including three-way stop signs at the intersection of Auburn Mill Road and Wemberly Drive, "Watch for Children" signage on Auburn Mill Road, and pursuant to Section 46.2-878.2 of the Code of Virginia signs advising of the maximum penalty for exceeding the posted maximum speed limit along Auburn Mill Road; and, be it

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Board of Supervisors requests VDOT formally study the request to remove the double yellow pavement markings along Auburn Mill Road and study other traffic calming measures and report its findings to the Transportation Committee.