RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION TO PETITION THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING ACADEMY FOR WITHDRAWAL FROM MEMBERSHIP

 

            WHEREAS, on January 14, 1997, Fauquier County entered into an Agreement Establishing the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy (“the Academy”); and

 

            WHEREAS, Fauquier County has enjoyed an excellent relationship with the other localities participating in the Academy, and has received thorough and effective training for its law enforcement officers at the Academy; and

 

            WHEREAS, an analysis of the current training needs of Fauquier County’s law enforcement staff has revealed that participation in the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy would provide a more relevant curriculum and result in significant cost savings; and

 

            WHEREAS, pursuant to the Agreement Establishing the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy, members are prohibited from withdrawing from membership while there are outstanding bonds; and

 

            WHEREAS, there is currently an outstanding bond with Sun Trust Bank in the amount of $2,895,000, of which Fauquier County is required to, and intends to, pay its proportionate share; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Agreement Establishing the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy is subject to amendment upon unanimous written consent of the governing bodies of all participating members; and

 

            WHEREAS, it is the intention of the Board of Supervisors to petition the other member localities to amend the Agreement in order to allow withdrawal by Fauquier County upon payment of its proportionate share of the outstanding bond; now, therefore, be it

 

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 19th day of April 2004, That the Fauquier County Administrator be, and is hereby, directed to take all actions necessary to petition for withdrawal from the membership of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy.