Ray Graham, Chairman, Cedar Run District                                    May 20, 2002

Department, Organization or Person                                                  Board of Supervisors

Making Request                                                                                    Meeting Date

Ross D’Urso, Commissioner of the Revenue

Staff Lead & Department

TOPIC:           A Resolution Authorizing the Chairman to Enter Into an Open Space Commitment with Landowners

One of the options for qualifying for the special assessment land use program under the open space category is to have a recorded commitment with the governing body.  The landowners listed on the enclosed resolution have signed the attached Open Space Use Agreements which, upon approval by the Board, shall remain in effect for a term of eight (8) consecutive years.  The Agreements will be returned to the owners for recordation at their expense.  At that time, the Commissioner of the Revenue will classify the parcels as open space.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors

Consider adoption of attached resolution.

Identify Any Other Departments, Organizations Or Individuals That Would Be Affected By This Request (Comments or Indication of Concurrence Must be Attached For All Identified Entries)

County Attorney