A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT FOR TRAFFIC SIGNAL PREEMPTION FOR EMERGENCY PURPOSES WITH THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
WHEREAS, traffic data collected by the Virginia Department of Transportation indicates that the preemption of traffic signals at the intersections of Business Route 29 and Alwington Boulevard, and United States Route 29 and Business Route 29 would be beneficial to public safety; and
WHEREAS, the purpose of preemption devices is to allow Rescue Squads and the Fire and Rescue Service to control traffic signals in order to give emergency vehicles priority road access; and
WHEREAS, it is the recommendation of the Fauquier County Public Safety Committee that such preemption devices be installed; and
WHEREAS, the associated costs have been reviewed and approved by the Fauquier County Finance Committee; and
WHEREAS, the Agreement has been reviewed and approved as to form by the County Attorney; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 14th day of June 2007, That the Fauquier County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized to execute an Agreement for Traffic Signal Preemption for Emergency Purposes with the Virginia Department of Transportation.