A Resolution Initiating a Comprehensive Plan Amendment to the Warrenton Service District Plan (Chapter 6) and Transportation Plan  (Chapter 10)  to Adopt the Fauquier-Warrenton Destinations Plan, Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan by Reference

WHEREAS, developing bike and pedestrian facilities within service districts is a goal in the Comprehensive Plan; and

WHEREAS, on April 12, 2007, the Board of Supervisors passed a resolution of support to work with the Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission (RRRC) and Town of Warrenton to seek grant funding for a bicycle and pedestrian plan for Warrenton; and

WHEREAS, grant funding was awarded, planning and design firm Toole Design Group was contracted and in-kind services met to develop a regional plan; and

WHEREAS, a client team of staff from Fauquier County, Town of Warrenton, RRRC, and Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) staff worked together with the contractor to develop facility recommendations that will connect key destinations throughout Warrenton via a bicycle and pedestrian-friendly network; and

WHEREAS, two public meetings were held on June 12, 2008 and June 26, 2008 to seek citizen input; and

WHEREAS, County and Town staff reviewed and made changes to the Draft Fauquier-Warrenton Destinations Plan, Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, resulting in a Final Plan dated May 29, 2009; and

WHEREAS, there is merit in adopting the Fauquier-Warrenton Destinations Plan in the Fauquier County Comprehensive Plan by reference to realize those recommended facilities that promote active lifestyles and sustainable modes of transportation; now, therefore, be it  

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 13th day of August 2009, That the Fauquier County Planning Commission review and make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding this proposed amendment to the Comprehensive Plan.


                                                                                    A Copy Teste


                                                                                    Paul S. McCulla
                                                                                    Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

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