RESOLUTION

A Resolution Initiating an Amendment to the Warrenton Service District Plan for the Re-introduction of a Route 211 Route 17 Connection

WHEREAS, in a January 10, 2008 resolution, the Board directed Department of Community Development to coordinate with the Town of Warrenton in regards to future transportation needs; and

WHEREAS, that effort has evolved at the Fauquier County Transportation Committee and focus has been placed on the need for a Route 211 Route 17 connection, continues to be reflected in the Town of Warrentons adopted Comprehensive Plan; and

WHEREAS, the Transportation Committee is completing its review and recommendations to the Planning Commission in July of 2009, based in part upon the following information:

         Town/HNTB briefing and materials regarding the Warrenton Broadview Avenue Access Management Study (Prepared by:  HNTB; Client:  VDOT and Town of Warrenton; Dated: May 30, 2008); and

         Route 211 Route 17 Connector Corridor Technical Planning Study (Prepared by:  Department of Community Development; Dated:  April 29, 2009) and briefing by the Department of Community Development.

and;

WHEREAS, there is evidence that a Route 211 Route 17 connection needs to be publicly vetted for addition to the Warrenton Service District Plan; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 9th day of July 2009, that it initiates and directs the Planning Commission to review and refine the draft Amendment to the Warrenton Service District Plan, submitted as part of the Route 211 Route 17 Connector Corridor Technical Planning Study, consider recommendations from the Transportation Committee, conduct public hearing(s), and provide final recommendations to the Board of Supervisors.

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