RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING ON A PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 8-38 OF THE CODE OF FAUQUIER COUNTY TO PERMIT THE TREASURER TO WAIVE ADMINISTRATIVE FEES WHERE THE FAILURE TO PAY THE REAL OR PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES WAS NOT THE FAULT OF THE TAXPAYER

            WHEREAS, the Code of Virginia permits the Treasurer to waive penalty and interest on delinquent real or personal property taxes where the Treasurer determines that the failure to pay the tax was not the fault of the taxpayer; and

            WHEREAS, pursuant to authority granted to it by the Code of Virginia, the Board of Supervisors has, under Section 8-38 of the Code of Fauquier County, imposed certain administrative fees on delinquent taxpayers; and

            WHEREAS, the Treasurer wishes the authority to waive the aforesaid administrative fees when it's determined that the failure to pay the delinquent tax was not the fault of the taxpayer; now, therefore, be it           

            RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Fauquier County this 18th day of February 2003, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, directed to schedule a public hearing on a proposed Ordinance authorizing the Treasurer to waive administrative fees imposed pursuant to Section 8-38 of the Code of Fauquier County where the Treasurer determines that the failure to pay real or personal property taxes was not the fault of the taxpayer.