RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR  TO SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY WITHIN THE OPEN SPACE OF SOUTHCOATE VILLAGE TO COMPLETE AN INTERPARCEL CONNECTION

WHEREAS, Melvin C. Bender, an owner of approximately 45 acres which adjoins Southcoate Village Subdivision, has requested an interparcel connection between Callie Jo Court and his property; and

WHEREAS, the County has considered the request and determined that it is appropriate and in the best interest of the public; and

WHEREAS, the proposed interparcel connection is consistent with VDOT regulations and will result in improvements to public safety and the transportation network in the vicinity of Southcoate Village and the subject property; and

WHEREAS, a portion of the property between Callie Jo Court and the Bender property is owned by Southcoate Village Homeowners Association; and

WHEREAS, Southcoate Village has been unable to obtain title to the subject property through a voluntary conveyance; and

WHEREAS, the County is authorized to acquire property through eminent domain for public purposes including transportation purposes, but must first conduct a public hearing prior to such acquisition; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 8th day of May 2008,  That  FORMTEXT the County Administrator be, and is hereby, directed to schedule a public hearing to consider the acquisition of the property necessary for the interparcel connection through condemnation or other means.

 

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