A RESOLUTION TO DIRECT THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING TO RECEIVE CITIZEN COMMENTS ON AMENDING SECTION 7-2 OF THE COUNTY CODE RELATING TO POLLING PLACE LOCATIONS
WHEREAS, on July 16, 2001, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors adopted an Ordinance establishing Magisterial districts, precincts and polling places; and
WHEREAS, the Ordinance adopted on July 16, 2001, amended and readopted Section 7 of the County Code for Fauquier County, for the purpose of establishing a voting place for each precinct; and
WHEREAS, experience gained in conducting elections at the Lois precinct, Marshall precinct and Courthouse precinct has led the County Electoral Board to request changes in the location of these three voting precincts; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has determined that polling locations should offer better accessibility for voters and resources for officers of election to better administer the election process and to generally foster a more positive voting experience to enhance voter turnout; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors desires to change the locations for precincts by amending Section 7-2 of the County Code, as amended herein; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 15th day of March 2004, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, directed to schedule a public hearing to receive citizen comments on amending Section 7-2 of the County Code relating to polling place locations.