RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A FAUQUIER COUNTY TOURISM

 ADVISORY COUNCIL, A FAUQUIER COUNTY TOURISM PROGRAM

 AND A REVISED HISTORIC RESOURCES COMMITTEE

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors has received recommendations from the Fauquier County Tourism Task Force; one being to create a Fauquier County Tourism Advisory Council and a Fauquier County Tourism Program, for the purpose of promoting and coordinating tourism in Fauquier County; and

            WHEREAS, the Historic Resources Committee has achieved its purpose of developing a plan to preserve the historic resources of Fauquier County and can now be reconstituted and redirected to the preservation and promotion of our heritage and to the development of Heritage Tourism; and

            WHEREAS, a Fauquier County Tourism Advisory Council would work in cooperation with the Fauquier/Warrenton Visitors Center operated by the Fauquier County Chamber of Commerce; and

            WHEREAS, the work of a Fauquier County Tourism Advisory Council will be staffed by the Department of Economic Development; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors will appoint the membership of the Fauquier County Tourism Advisory Council; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 18th day of March 2002, That the Board of Supervisors supports the creation of a Fauquier County Tourism Advisory Council; and, be it     

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors supports the creation of a Fauquier County Tourism Program to be placed under the direction of the Economic Development Department; and, be it

            RESOLVED FINALLY, That the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors supports the creation of a revised Historic Resources Committee for preservation and promotion of our historic resources, through development of a Fauquier County Heritage Tourism Program, and for the purpose of serving as an information resource to requisite County agencies, as needed.