Raymond Graham, Chairman, Cedar Run District                                   April 15, 2002 Department, Organization                                                                         Board of Supervisors

Or Person Making Request                                                                            Meeting Date

G. Robert Lee, County Administrator

Staff Lead & Department 

Topic               A Resolution to Commit Land Use Roll Back Tax Collections for Support of a Fauquier County Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) Program for Future Agricultural Use

Pursuant to the Board of Supervisors’ adopted Top Ten Calendar Year 2001 Priorities, preparation and implementation of a Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) Program is one of the top priorities.  In meeting assembled on 19 February 2002, the Board approved a Resolution adopting a Fauquier County Purchase of Development Rights Program.  The attached resolution would endorse supporting the County’s adopted Purchase of Developments Rights Program via the use of roll back taxes and penalties that occur when agricultural and other open lands are converted from qualifying uses under the Virginia Use-Value Taxation Program. 

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors

Consider adoption of the attached resolution. 

Financial Impacts Analysis

Funds budgeted as part of FY 2003 budget process. 

Identify Any Other Departments, Organizations or Individuals That Would be Affected by This Request

Agricultural Advisory Committee