PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA REQUEST

Sponsor:

Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Harry F. Atherton, Vice Chairman,  Marshall District Supervisor

April 14, 2005

Staff Lead:

Department: 

Kevin J. Burke, Acting County Attorney

 County Attorney

Topic: 

A Resolution to Authorize the Sale of County Owned Property Located at Clover Hill in Exchange for Property Owned by Gerorge R.Thompson, to be Used for the Proposed Marshall Community Pool   

Topic Description:

 Fauquier County owns property located at Clover Hill, in Marshall Magisterial District, totaling 285.3851 acres, consisting of PIN # 6967-38-0485 (245.5899 acres), PIN # 6968-51-1256 (37.8933 acres), PIN # 6967-59-2160 (1.7617 acres), PIN # 6967-36-7820 (0.0929 acres), PIN # 6958-93-4747 (0.0332 acres), and PIN #6967-37-0401 (0.0141 acres).  The land was purchased for the purpose of constructing a drinking water reservoir that can no longer feasibly be constructed, and which is no longer in the County’s comprehensive plan and is not required by the County.  George R. Thompson is the owner of a parcel of land zoned R-2, located in Marshall Service District and described as PIN #6060-70-2278, which the County desires to purchase as a community pool site.  Mr. Thompson has agreed to trade the proposed pool site for the Clover Hill properties

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Conduct a public hearing and consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

No immediate financial impact is anticipated beyond ordinary closing costs for title insurance and other related transactional costs

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

Department of Parks and Recreation