RESOLUTION 

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTS FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF ROADS WITHIN BETHEL ACADEMY SUBDIVISION FOR INCLUSION ON THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONíS STATE SECONDARY SYSTEM OF HIGHWAYS 

            WHEREAS, the roads within the Bethel Academy Subdivision are not within the Virginia Department of Transportationís State Secondary System of Highways; and           

WHEREAS, the roads within Bethel Academy Subdivision are currently titled in the name of the Bethel Academy Homeowners Association; and 

WHEREAS, more than fifty-one percent (51%) of  the residents of the Bethel Academy Subdivision have petitioned the Board of Supervisors to create a special taxing district to fund the necessary improvements to the Bethel Academy Roads to permit them to be taken into the State Secondary System of Highways; and 

WHEREAS, the residents have requested that the Board of Supervisors advance the funds to make the necessary improvements to the roads in order to permit the roads to be taken into the State Secondary System of Highways at this time; and 

WHEREAS, by the adoption of this resolution the Board of Supervisors has determined to advance the funds necessary to improve the roads in Bethel Academy to permit them to be taken into the State Secondary System of Highways; and 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has determined that the advanced funds shall be repaid through the imposition of a special taxing district on the residents of Bethel Academy whose lots are served by the roads; and 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has determined that the repayment terms for the advanced funds shall be on a 10-year repayment schedule, principal only with no interest; and 

WHEREAS, the cost of improving the roads to State Secondary System of Highways standards is estimated at $600,000; now, therefore, be it 

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 13th day of September 2007, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized to enter into contracts for the construction of such improvements to the Bethel Academy Subdivision and the management of said construction, so as to permit the roads to be taken into the Virginia Department of Transportationís State Secondary System of Highways; and, be it 

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the total of said contracts and expenses shall not exceed $600,000; and, be it 

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the County Administrator is hereby authorized to apply for all permits and to take all actions necessary to have the roads taken into the State Secondary System of Highways; and, be it 

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the County Attorney be, and is hereby, directed to prepare the necessary Ordinance to create the special taxing district and to impose the tax necessary to ensure the repayment of the advanced funds on the terms and conditions as previously set forth in this resolution; and, be it 

RESOLVED FINALLY, That the advanced funds shall be drawn from County Utility Fund Account Code 4-310-044915-3160.

 

 

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