RESOLUTION

 A Resolution to approve training and travel expenses for an employee of the Economic Development Department

            WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors approved a $1,000.00 threshold for expenses authorized under the County Policy of Training and Career Development; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Economic Development wishes to send a member of its staff to the Virginia Institute for Economic Development (VIED); and

WHEREAS, participation in the Virginia Institute for Economic Development certificate program will be beneficial to the professional development of the Fauquier County Economic Development Department staff; and

WHEREAS, the Virginia Institute for Economic Development is sponsored jointly by the Virginia Department of Business Assistance, the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, the Virginia Tourism Corporation and Virginia Tech; and

WHEREAS, the anticipated amount, including local travel expenses, is estimated to be $1,385.19; and

WHEREAS, according to County policy on Training and Career Development, the Board of Supervisors must authorize any amount exceeding $1,000; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 13th day of September 2007, That the required prior approval for attendance of this class has been granted by the County Administrator; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Economic Development Departmentís FY08 budget can absorb this cost with no additional funding being requested; and, be it

RESOLVED FINALLY, That authorization and approval be, and is hereby, granted to the Economic Development Department for training and travel expenses relating to this class in the amount of $1,385.19.

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