RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO AWARD A CONTRACT FOR AIRPORT IMPROVEMENTS

            WHEREAS, Fauquier County has been working in partnership with the Virginia Department of Aviation and the Federal Aviation Administration to improve the Warrenton-Fauquier Airport; and

            WHEREAS, a master plan has been prepared and land acquired to extend the runway, the parallel taxi-way, and related facilities at the Airport; and

            WHEREAS, the Federal Government plans to provide 90% of the funding and the Virginia Department of Aviation plans to provide 8% of the funding to implement this improvement plan; and

            WHEREAS, plans and specifications have been prepared that provide for a two-phased improvement plan; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 19th day of August 2002, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby authorize the award of a contract in the amount of $3,283,880 to General Excavation contingent upon the review and approval of Federal and State agencies and approval of funds for the matching shares of this project; and, be it,

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Chairman of the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors be, and is hereby, authorized to execute the contract upon the concurrence of Federal and State agencies.