RESOLUTION

A Resolution to the Virginia DEPARTMENT OF transportation (vdot) Supporting PLACEMENT OF HISTORIC SIGN MARKERS FOR JOHN MARHALLíS LEEDS MANOR RURAL HISTORIC DISTRICT

            WHEREAS, Fauquier County was incorporated in 1759 and started to celebrate its 250th anniversary on May 1, 2009; and

WHEREAS, the John Marshallís Leeds Manor Rural Historic District was placed on the Virginia Landmarks and National Register of Historic Places on November 1, 2007; and

WHEREAS, this Rural Historic District encompasses approximately 22,184 acres in the northwestern section of Fauquier County, and is centered along the historic Leeds Manor Road (Route 688) and stretches approximately two-and-one-half miles north of the Village of Markham, south to Leeds Episcopal Church, west to Rattlesnake Mountain, and east to the Cobbler Mountains; and

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors is partnering with the Citizens for Fauquier County (CFFC) in the placement of historic sign markers in the public right-of-way announcing entry into this historic area; and

WHEREAS, this partnership wants sign placement to be consistent with Virginia Department of Transportation requirements and line of sight safety standards; now, therefore, be it

  RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 13th day of August 2009, That the Board hereby partners with the CFFC for the placement of the historic markers within the state right-of way; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the CFFC is the responsible party for the maintenance and replacement of these signs as required by the Virginia Department of Transportation; and, be it

RESOLVED FINALLY, That the Virginia Department of Transportation authorize and assist the County Administratorís designee and the CFFC in the placement of such historic signs in the public right-of-way and meeting all requisite safety and applicable State requirements.

                                                                                    A Copy Teste

 

                                                                                    Paul S. McCulla
                                                                                    Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

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