RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING TO RECEIVE CITIZEN COMMENTS ON A PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 8-37 OF THE CODE OF FAUQUIER COUNTY RELATING TO FEES IN CRIMINAL AND TRAFFIC CASES

            WHEREAS, Section 8-37 of the Code of Fauquier County imposes a fee on all criminal and traffic cases to provide for courthouse maintenance and security; and

            WHEREAS, Section 15.2-1613.1 of the Code of Virginia authorizes the assessment of fees relating to the operation of the Sheriff’s office; and

            WHEREAS, effective July 1, 2002, Section 15.2-1613.1 was enacted by the General Assembly to permit the County of Fauquier to assess a sum not in excess of $25.00 as part of costs in each criminal or traffic case where any individual is admitted to a county, city, or regional jail following a conviction; and

            WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors wishes to receive citizen comments on a proposed ordinance amending Section 8-37 of the Code of Fauquier County relating to fees assessed in criminal and traffic cases; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 15th day of July 2002, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized to schedule a public hearing on a proposed ordinance amending Section 8-37 of the Code of Fauquier County relating to fees assessed in criminal and traffic cases.