RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING ON A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO SECTION 16-7 OF THE FAUQUIER COUNTY CODE TO PERMIT THE CARRYING OF CONCEALED WEAPONS IN PUBLIC PARKS

WHEREAS, The Fauquier County Ordinance currently prohibits the carrying of weapons, including concealed weapons, in public parks located within the County; and

            WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has determined it to be in the best interest of Fauquier County citizens to permit persons holding a valid concealed weapons permit to carry a concealed weapon in any public park located within Fauquier County; and

            WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors wishes to hold a public hearing to receive citizensí comments on its proposed amendment to the County Code ; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 16th of June 2003, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, directed to schedule a public hearing on a proposed amendment to Section 16-7 of the Fauquier County Code to permit the carrying of concealed weapons while in public parks.