RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION APPROVING AN EXCEPTION FOR TRAVEL EXPENSES

IN ACCORDANCE WITH TRAVEL POLICY AND PROCEDURES

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors has adopted Travel Policy and Procedures that require approval of expenditures in excess of $1,000; and

            WHEREAS, the Purchasing Agent is requesting to attend a conference and training session that entail a total cost estimated to be $1,550; and

            WHEREAS, this conference offers sessions that are highly pertinent to the County’s procurement function; and the Purchasing Agent will bring back what she learns and use it to enhance the procurement process and to train procurement staff; and

             WHEREAS the training will allow the Purchasing Agent to maintain certification as a Certified Public Purchasing Officer, Certified Professional Public Buyer, Virginia Contracting Officer and Virginia Construction Contracting Officer and keep abreast of public procurement issues and trends; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 16th day of June 2003, That reimbursement in the amount of approximately $1,550 for training and travel for the Purchasing Agent be, and is hereby, approved.