RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY WITHIN THE OPEN SPACE OF SOUTHCOATE VILLAGE TO COMPLETE AN INTERPARCEL CONNECTION

WHEREAS, Melvin C. Bender, an owner of approximately 45 acres which adjoins Southcoate Village Subdivision, has requested an interparcel connection between Callie Jo Court and his property; and

WHEREAS, the proposed interparcel connection is consistent with Virginia Department of Transportation regulations and will result in improvements to public safety and the transportation network in the vicinity of Southcoate Village and the subject property; and

WHEREAS, a portion of the property between Callie Jo Court and the Bender property is owned by Southcoate Village Homeowners Association; and

WHEREAS, Southcoate Village has been unable to obtain title to the subject property through a voluntary conveyance; and

WHEREAS, the County is authorized to acquire property through eminent domain for public purposes including transportation purposes, but must first conduct a public hearing prior to such acquisition; and

WHEREAS, the County has considered public comment regarding the acquisition of the subject property through condemnation or other means and has determined that it is appropriate and in the public interest; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 10th day of July 2008,  That  the County Administrator and County Attorney be, and are hereby, authorized to take all necessary steps to complete the acquisition of the property necessary for the interparcel connection through condemnation or other means. 

A Copy Teste 

 

 Paul S. McCulla
Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

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