RESOLUTION

A Resolution to RAPPAHANNOCK- RAPIDAN REGIONAL commission SUPPORTING A FAUQUIER COUNTY PLANNING GRANT APPLICATION TO ACHIEVE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN GOALS FOR BIKE PATH AND PEDESTRIAN CONNECTIONS between THE WARRENTON AQUATIC CENTER AND THE FAUQUIER COUNTY CENTRAL SPORTS COMPLEX

WHEREAS, Fauquier County’s and the Town of Warrenton’s Comprehensive Plans promote pedestrian and bike paths as amenities for their citizens that achieve recreational, transportation, and environmental goals; and

WHEREAS, the Rappahannock–Rapidan Regional Commission assists both jurisdictions in meeting regional land use goals; and

WHEREAS, the Rappahannock–Rapidan Regional Commission seeks to pursue application for a “Hot Bike Path Lanes” and Connections grant that would provide up to $75,000 in funds to develop:

  1. Planned and coordinated links, as well as completion of cost estimates, to existing or committed bike paths through private development from the Central Sports Complex to the Warrenton Greenway and Academy Hill Road
  2. Signage guidelines for the design and sign placements
  3. Design options for bikeway crossing on Broadview Avenue, and
  4. A Bicycle Touring Map Guide that will identify the safe path, sidewalk and neighborhood street routes to existing schools, parks and other public facilities and commercial areas along the routes

; and

WHEREAS, the grant application requires in-kind contributions in the form of staff assistance and mapping from both jurisdictions approximating 10% of the cost of the grant application request; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 12th day of April 2007, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby support the grant application; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Board of Supervisors hereby commits in-kind County services totaling up to 10% of the cost of the grant application and looks forward to working with the Town of Warrenton and the Rappahannock–Rapidan Regional Commission should the grant be awarded. 

 

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