Raymond E. Graham, Chairman, Cedar Run District                        June 17, 2002

Department, Organization                                                                 Board of Supervisors

Or Person Making Request                                                                        Meeting Date

G. Robert Lee, County Administrator

Staff Lead & Department

Topic               A Resolution to Authorize Grant Acceptance and Appropriation of Funds for the Piedmont Dispute Resolution Centerís Restorative Justice Program

In a meeting assembled 18 March 2002, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors approved an application for Federal grant funds for a program used to conduct juvenile accountability conferencing for the Fauquier court system, known as the Restorative Justice Program.  The Restorative Justice Program is administered by the Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center with the Countyís Finance Department acting as fiscal agent.  Based on the application, Fauquier County has been awarded a FY 2003 Federal grant in the amount of $25,732.  The attached resolution authorizes acceptance of the grant and appropriation of funds.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors

Adopt the proposed resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis

Federal funding not requiring a local match.

Identify Any Other Departments, Organizations or Individuals That Would be Affected by This Request

Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center

Budget Office