AGENDA REQUEST

Sponsor:

Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Joe Winkelmann , Vice-Chairman, Center District

April 21, 2003

Staff Lead:

Department: 

Paul S. McCulla

County Attorney

Topic: 

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING ON A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO SECTION 16-6(12) OF THE CODE OF FAUQUIER COUNTY TO PERMIT SWIMMING IN PUBLIC POOLS LOCATED WITHIN ANY PARK IN THE COUNTY     

 

Topic Description:

Section 16-6(12) currently prohibits swimming, bathing, or wading in any waters or waterways in or adjacent to any park.  With the proposed opening of public pools at the Northern Sports Field Complex and Vint Hill, Section 16-6(12) should be amended to permit swimming at any public pool located within any park in the County.  Any amendment to the Code of Fauquier County requires a public hearing before the adoption of a proposed Ordinance.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

None.

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

Parks and Recreation Department

Parks and Recreation Board

 RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING ON A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO SECTION 16-6(12) OF THE CODE OF FAUQUIER COUNTY TO PERMIT SWIMMING IN PUBLIC POOLS LOCATED WITHIN ANY PARK IN THE COUNTY     

WHEREAS, Section 16-6(12) of the Code of Fauquier County currently prohibits swimming, bathing, or wading in any waters or waterways in or adjacent to any park; and

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors anticipates the opening of the Vint Hill swimming pool and the Northern Sports Field Complex pool in the near future; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors wishes to consider the amendment of Section 16-6(12) of the Code of Fauquier County to permit swimming in public pools located in any park; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 21st day of April 2003, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, directed to schedule a public hearing on a proposed resolution amending Section 16-6(12) of the Code of Fauquier County to permit swimming, bathing, or wading in any public pool located in any public park.