RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RESIDENTIAL TRAFFIC CALMING PROGRAM FOR FAUQUIER COUNTY

            WHEREAS, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has a Residential Traffic Calming Program to provide communities a traffic management tool dealing specifically with speeding in residential neighborhoods; and

            WHEREAS, residents of Fauquier County make requests to the County for traffic calming measures to help control speeding in their residential subdivisions; and

            WHEREAS, the Virginia Department of Transportation requires that the Board of Supervisors adopt a resolution requesting that the VDOT Residential Traffic Calming Program be available to the County; and

WHEREAS, the Virginia Department of Transportation Traffic Calming Program stipulates that the County take the lead role in the traffic calming process pursuant to the VDOT Traffic Calming Guide For Local Residential Streets, and

            WHEREAS, on May 28, 2003 , the Fauquier County Transportation Committee approved a motion recommending that the Board of Supervisors make a request that the VDOT Traffic Calming Program be available to Fauquier County ; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 16th day of June 2003, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby request that the Virginia Department of Transportation make the Residential Traffic Calming Program available to Fauquier; and, be it

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby request, pursuant to Section VI. A. of the Traffic Calming Guide for Local Residential Streets, that Fauquier County include the use of All Way Stop Control (AWSC) as a traffic calming measure; and           

            RESOLVED FINALLY, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby authorize the County Administrator , or his designee, to be the County's coordinator for traffic calming.