RESOLUTION 

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO EXECUTE A “LETTER OF MORAL OBLIGATION” ON BEHALF OF FAUQUIER COUNTY GUARANTEEING FUNDING FOR THE RENOVATION OF
CATLETT VOLUNTEER FIRE AND RESCUE COMPANY BY THE
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA) 

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association has requested a “letter of moral obligation” to guarantee USDA funding for the construction of the Catlett Fire and Rescue Station; and           

WHEREAS, such a letter would be subject to the approval of appropriations by the current and future Boards; and            

WHEREAS, in December 2005, the Board of Supervisors conducted a work session to receive advice on this request from the County Finance Director, Bond Counsel, and Financial Advisors; and            

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has concluded that execution of such a letter is in the best interests of the County; and            

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors, as a condition of the execution of such a letter, requires the Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association to enter into a mutually agreeable User Agreement for use of the Catlett facility and will require that the USDA approve such funding; 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 execute a “letter of moral obligation” to guarantee the funding for the renovation of the Catlett Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company.

 

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