CONSENT AGENDA REQUEST

Sponsor:

Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Raymond E. Graham, Chairman

Cedar Run District Supervisor

                                          July 14, 2005

Staff Lead:

Department: 

 Catherine M. Heritage, Assistant County Administrator

County Administration

Topic: 

A Resolution Authorizing the County Administrator to File with the Governor of Virginia a Request to Designate Fauquier County  as a Drought Disaster Area

Topic Description:

The ongoing drought has reached critical proportions for the Fauquier County farming community.  The Fauquier Food and Agricultural Council reports that approximately 150,500 acres of farm land has been adversely affected within the County at an estimated loss of $2.35 million.

 

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:

Cooperative Extension Service

Farm Services Agency

National Conservation and Recreation Services

Fauquier County Farm Bureau

 

 

Attachments:

  1. Situation Report
  2. Letter of Request