RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE NORTHERN SPORTS FIELDS

 COMPLEX AND PARK COORDINATION AND OVERSIGHT

AD HOC COMMITTEE TO COORDINATE AND OVERSEE THE

CONSTRUCTION OF THE NORTHERN SPORTS FIELDS COMPLEX AND PARK

            WHEREAS, on February 19, 2002, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors authorized the acceptance of a $10 million conditional distribution from the Paul Mellon Estate for the construction of the Northern Sports Fields Complex and Park; and

            WHEREAS, a condition of the agreement requires Fauquier County to complete the Northern Sports Field Complex and Park within two years of the date of receipt of funds and to complete an aquatics facility the following year; and

            WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors recognizes that the success of this project will require close and continuous coordination between the Board of Supervisors, the Parks and Recreation Board, the Sports League Council, the Paul Mellon Estate, and the interested public; and

            WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors wishes to establish a formal structure for the aforementioned coordination with the Department of Parks and Recreation through the establishment of a Northern Sports Fields Complex and Park Coordination and Oversight Committee, which would receive monthly updates on the status of the project from the Parks and Recreation Departmentís Project Manager; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 18th day of March 2002, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby establish the Northern Sports Fields Complex and Park Coordination and Oversight Committee; and, be it

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby delegate, to the Northern Sports Fields Complex and Park Coordination and Oversight Committee, the authority to approve disbursements from the $10 million distribution and the authority to approve contracts relating to the park in excess of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000); and, be it

            RESOLVED FINALLY, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby designate the membership of the Ad Hoc Committee as follows: the Scott District Supervisor (Chairman), the Marshall District Supervisor, the Chairman of the Parks and Recreation Board or designee, the President of the Sports Field Council or designee, a representative from the Paul Mellon Estate, and three citizen representatives with staff coordination provided by the Deputy County Administrator.