RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION TO ABANDON A PORTION OF CEDAR RUN DRIVE

IN FAUQUIER COUNTY

 

WHEREAS, public notice was posted as prescribed under §33.1-151, Code of Virginia, announcing a public hearing to receive comments concerning abandoning the section of road described below that is not in the secondary system of State highways; and

 

WHEREAS, upon recordation of the Phase Two, Millwood Subdivision Plat, a temporary turnaround easement and land for the extension of Cedar Run Drive to Virginia Route 678 was dedicated for public use; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors has received a request to abandon an unimproved portion of Cedar Run Drive at the terminus of Cedar Run Drive (Route 1405); and

 

WHEREAS, the stated portion of road is shown on the Phase Two, Millwood Subdivision Plat, approved by the Board of Supervisors on May 20, 1980; and

 

WHEREAS, the Virginia Department of Transportation was provided notice of this Board’s intent to abandon the subject section of right-of-way; and

 

WHEREAS, on March 15, 2004 and July 19, 2004, the Board of Supervisors held public hearings and considered oral and written testimony on the proposed abandonment; and

 

           WHEREAS, after considering all evidence available, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors is satisfied that no public necessity exists for the continuance of the section of Cedar Run Drive, a distance of approximately 35 feet, and hereby deems that section of road is no longer necessary; and

 

WHEREAS, this resolution hereby vests fee simple title of the abandoned right-of-way to the adjoining property owners of the parcels identified as PIN 6994-38-1401-000 and 6994-38-4647-000; now, therefore, be it

 

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 19th day of July 2004, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby abandon the above-described section of road, pursuant to § 33.1-156 et seq., Code of Virginia; and, be it

 

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized to execute any deeds or other documents necessary to transfer any title or interest the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors may have acquired in the portion of the street which was abandoned, and to take steps necessary to obtain a permanent cul-de-sac easement; and, be it

 

            RESOLVED FINALLY, That a certified copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Resident Engineer of the Virginia Department of Transportation.