PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA REQUEST

Sponsor:

Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Chester W. Stribling, Lee District Supervisor

                                    May 12, 2005

Staff Lead:

Department: 

Catherine M. Heritage, Assistant County Administrator

County Administration

Topic: 

A Public Hearing on the Creation of the Northwestern Regional Jail Authority, the Approval of the Second Amended and Restated Regional Jail Agreement, the Issuance of the Authority’s Revenue Obligations, the Conveyance by Grant, Lease or Sale of the County’s Fee Simple Interest in the Property (as Required by Section 15.2-1800 of the Code of Virginia of 1950) and Other Matters in Connection Therewith

Topic Description:

The Regional Jail expects to commence construction on a new facility in May 2005.  In preparation for the financing of the new facility, consideration is being given to the formation of a Jail Authority that could issue revenue bonds to finance the costs of the new facility.  The Jail is currently operated by the Clarke-Fauquier-Frederick-Winchester Regional Jail Board and jointly owned by each of its participating jurisdictions, including Fauquier County.  Each of the participating jurisdictions of the Jail Board has tentatively agreed to the creation of the Northwestern Regional Jail Authority to own and operate the Jail, and to convey their respective fee simple interests in the Jail to the Authority.   The Jail is located at 141 Fort Collier Road in Frederick County, Virginia.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Conduct a public hearing.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

None

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

Clarke-Fauquier-Frederick-Winchester Regional Adult Detention Center

Sheriff’s Office

 

Attachment:  Resolution