PROCLAMATION 

A PROCLAMATION TO RECOGNIZE THE EXEMPLARY SERVICE OF
ROGER R. MARTELLA, JR. TO THE CITIZENS OF FAUQUIER COUNTY 

WHEREAS, on May 17, 2004, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors created the Purchase of Development Rights Selection Review Committee to assist the Board of Supervisors in selecting qualified farm properties for preservation; and 

WHEREAS, on June 21, 2004, Roger R. Martella, Jr. was appointed as the Center District representative on the Purchase of Development Rights Selection Review Committee; and

WHEREAS, Roger R. Martella, Jr. has served with great dedication on the Purchase of Development Rights Selection Review Committee, assisting the County with implementation of the Purchase of Development Rights Program; and 

WHEREAS, the Purchase of Development Rights Program has accomplished the permanent preservation of approximately 4,100 acres of farmland in less than two years, making the Program one of the most active and successful in the Commonwealth of Virginia; and 

WHEREAS, the service of Roger R. Martella, Jr. on the Purchase of Development Rights Selection Review Committee has greatly contributed to the successful implementation of the Purchase of Development Rights Program; now, therefore, be it  

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 13th day of July 2006, That the exemplary service of Roger R. Martella, Jr. on the Purchase of Development Rights Committee and to the citizens of Fauquier County, be, and is hereby, recognized and appreciated.

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