RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING ON A PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 8 OF THE FAUQUIER COUNTY CODE TO ADD ARTICLE XVI ENTITLED “PROPERTY EXEMPTED FROM TAXATION”

            WHEREAS, prior to January 1, 2003, determinations of whether property was exempted from taxation by classification or designation were made by the Virginia General Assembly, after recommendation by the governing body wherein the property was located; and

            WHEREAS, on January 1, 2003, the General Assembly, by adoption of Virginia Code §58.1-3651, delegated the authority to determine whether real and/or personal property would be exempt from taxation by classification or designation to local governing bodies; and

            WHEREAS, Chapter 8 of the Fauquier County Code requires amendment to add Article XVI entitled Property Exempt From Taxation; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 19th of May 2003, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, directed to schedule a public hearing on a proposed ordinance amending Chapter 8 of the Fauquier County Code to add Article XVI entitled Property Exempt From Taxation.