RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR THE DESIGNATION OF FAUQUIER COUNTY AS A PRESERVE AMERICA COMMUNITY

WHEREAS, Preserve America  is a White House initiative developed in cooperation with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the U.S. Department of the Interior, and the U.S. Department of Commerce; and

WHEREAS, the goals of this initiative include a greater shared knowledge about our nation’s past, strengthened regional identities and local pride, increased local participation in preserving the country’s irreplaceable cultural and natural heritage assets, and support for the economic vitality of communities; and

WHEREAS, this initiative is compatible with our community’s interests and goals related to historic preservation; and

WHEREAS, designation as a Preserve America Community will improve our community’s ability to protect and promote its historical resources; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 12th of June 2008, That the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors will apply for the designation of Fauquier County as a Preserve America Community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors will protect and celebrate our heritage, use our historic assets for economic development and community revitalization, and encourage people to experience and appreciate local historic resources through education and heritage tourism programs.

A Copy Teste 

 Paul S. McCulla
Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

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