CONSENT AGENDA REQUEST

Sponsor:

Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

G. Robert Lee, County Administrator

September 9, 2004

Staff Lead:

Department: 

Frederick P.D. Carr, Director

Community Development

Topic: A Resolution to Approve Travel Expenses for Technical Education Conference for Soil Scientist

Topic Description:

Fauquier County’s adopted Personnel Policy Section 51 (“Travel Policy And Procedures”) requires Board of Supervisors’ approval when expenses for travel will exceed $1,000.  The Department of Community Development requests approval for the County Soil Scientist to attend training at the 13th Annual Technical Education Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The training available includes innovative wastewater systems and technology, re-use, recycling and reclaiming wastewater.   The conference is intended to assist in County efforts resolving failing drainfields in Catlett and Calverton, and sewer efforts in Midland.  Training costs are $650, lodging and meals are estimated at $475 and travel costs are estimated at $305, totaling $1,700.  The training will take place November 7-10, 2004.  Funds are available through the utility fund (Catlett/Calverton).  The attached resolution would approve the requested travel and related expenses.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

Funds budgeted as part of the above-referenced utility fund.

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

None.