RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF NOT LESS THAN THREE AND NOT MORE THAN TEN LOTS IN THE RAPPAHANNOCK LANDING SUBDIVISION, FOR TOURISM AND RECREATION PURPOSES

 

WHEREAS, a portion of the property upon which Rappahannock Landing subdivision is to be built was the subject of a battle between Union and Confederate forces during the Civil War; and

 

            WHEREAS, landowners in the Remington community, the Piedmont Environmental Council, and the Board of Supervisors consider it to be important to preserve as much of the battlefield as is fiscally possible for tourism and recreation purposes; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Piedmont Environmental Council has stated that it intends to seek donations towards the purchase of the lots; and

 

            WHEREAS, the citizens of the Remington area have agreed to raise and donate funds towards the purchase of a portion of the Rappahannock Station battlefield; and

 

WHEREAS, the owner of the Rappahannock Landing subdivision development has stated his willingness to sell up to ten (10) lots to help in the preservation of the battlefield; now, therefore, be it

 

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 14th day of April 2005, That the County Administrator and the County Attorney be, and are hereby, authorized to take all actions necessary to purchase, up to three (3) lots at $125,000 per lot; and, be it

 

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby authorize the use of up to $375,000 of funds from Budget line item #4-302-071140-8509 for the purchase of these lots, said funds being the funds allocated by the previous Board of Supervisors for the purchase of the Southern Sports Field Complex; and, be it

 

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized to use any and all donations received from the Piedmont Environmental Council, the citizens for the Remington area, and any other source of donations, towards the purchase of additional lots, up to a total of ten (10) lots; and, be it

 

            RESOLVED FINALLY, That any monies raised and donated by the Piedmont Environmental Council, the citizens of the Remington area and any other funding source over and about those funds necessary to purchase the aforesaid ten (10) lots shall be deposited in budget line item #4-302-071140-8509 to reimburse the Southern Sports Field Complex program for the $375,000 in funds used towards the purchase of these lots.