RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE VIRGINIA LAND CONSERVATION FOUNDATION GRANT PROGRAM PROJECT 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, on November 10, 2004, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors authorized the annual application cycle for properties to be considered under the PDR Program; and

 

            WHEREAS, on March 10, 2005, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution to approve funding for a Purchase of Development Rights Easement on the Rebecca George property, and support an application to the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation Grant Program using the Rebecca George farm as the subject property; and

 

            WHEREAS, on December 1, 2005, the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation awarded $213,500 in matching funds to Fauquier County based on the Rebecca George PDR easement application; now, therefore, be it

 

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 9th day of March 2006, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized to execute the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation Grant Program Project Agreement.