RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

TO EXECUTE THE DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS FOR

THE NORTHERN SPORTS FIELDS COMPLEX AND COMMUNITY PARK PROPERTY

 

WHEREAS, Fauquier County owns a parcel of property in the Scott Magisterial District upon which it intends to develop the Northern Sports Fields Complex and Community Park; and

 

            WHEREAS, a wetlands of approximately 9.5 acres exists on said property; and

 

            WHEREAS, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) require that restrictive covenants be placed against the 9.5 acres of wetlands promising to maintain the wetlands in perpetuity in its natural state;  and

 

            WHEREAS, Code of Virginia 15.2-1800.B (ii) allows Fauquier County to convey a site development easement without the necessity of a public hearing; now, therefore, be it

 

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 11th day of August 2005, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized to execute the easement for the preservation of wetlands found in the Declaration of Restrictions, in a form substantially similar to the July 12, 2005 draft from the USACE, subject to such modifications as are acceptable to the County Administrator and County Attorney.