RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO TAKE ALL ACTIONS NECESSARY TO INSTITUTE THE ROAD ABANDONMENT PROCESS FOR A PORTION OF OLD ROUTE 671, WHICH HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED FOR MAINTENANCE

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors has discontinued for maintenance a portion of Route 671, approximately 0.12 mile north of its intersection with the northbound lane of Route 50; and

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors has received a request to abandon approximately 0.15 mile of the aforesaid road located northeast of the Paris water tank lot, along and within the boundaries of an approximately 32-acre parcel of land, identified as PIN 6035-91-4374-000; said portion of road being shown on that certain Fauquier County Geographic Information System Plat dated November 7, 2002 and titled "Portion of Route 671 to be Abandoned"; and

            WHEREAS, Virginia Code Title 33.1, Chapter 1, Article 11, Sections 3.1-151 et seq. sets forth a procedure by which roads in the State Highway System or Secondary System may be abandoned; and

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Transportation Committee has received a request from a citizen of the County to abandon the aforesaid section of the road; and

            WHEREAS, after consultation with appropriate officials from the Virginia Department of Transportation and a review of the pertinent facts and circumstances, the Fauquier County Transportation Committee members, present at the October 30, 2002 meeting, recommended the abandonment of the aforesaid section of the road; and

            WHEREAS, based upon the recommendation of its Transportation Committee members, the Board of Supervisors wishes to institute the abandonment process for the aforesaid portion of road; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 19th day of May 2003, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, directed to take all steps necessary to institute the road abandonment process for the aforesaid road.