CONSENT AGENDA REQUEST

Sponsor:

Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Harry F. Atherton, Chairman,  Marshall District Supervisor

June 21, 2004

Staff Lead:

Department: 

 Ray Pickering, Agricultural Development Officer

Agricultural Development

Topic: 

A Resolution to Approve a Cooperative Agreement with the Virginia Outdoors Foundation for Conservation Easements Acquired Under the Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) Program

Topic Description:

On February 19, 2002, the Board of Supervisors adopted the Purchase of Development Rights Program to support the agricultural economy of Fauquier County. On May 17, 2004, the creation of a PDR Program Selection Review Committee was approved by the Board of Supervisors.  A co-holder on such conservation easements will give added certainty to the conservation purposes contained in such easements.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

None.

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

None.