RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE PREPARATION OF A VIRGINIA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT APPLICATION FOR THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF FAUQUIER PROJECT

            WHEREAS, the Boys & Girls Club of Fauquier has requested the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors to submit an application for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) on behalf of the Boys & Girls Club of Fauquier; and

            WHEREAS, Fauquier County is eligible to submit a CDBG proposal to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for Community Service Facilities; and

            WHEREAS, the Boys & Girls Club of Fauquier has requested that the Board of Supervisors authorize staff to work with the Boys & Girls Club to develop and submit a Community Development Block Grant application designed to obtain funding for the renovation of a facility being purchased by the Boys & Girls Club to provide after school programs that foster academic success, character/citizenship, and healthy lifestyles in local children of primarily low-income and moderate-income families; and

            WHEREAS, pursuant to two public hearings held on February 14, 2008, and on March 13, 2008, Fauquier County wishes to apply for $500,000 of Virginia Community Development Block Grant funds for the Boys & Girls Club of Fauquier Project; and

            WHEREAS, funds raised by the Boys & Girls Club will also be expended on this project, and it is projected that approximately 370 children from low-income and moderate-income families will be direct beneficiaries; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors, this 13th day of March 2008, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, directed and authorized to work with the Boys & Girls Club of Fauquier and to sign and submit an application to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for a Virginia Community Development Block Grant Community Service Facility Competitive Grant application.

 

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