Attachment 3

RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO IMPLEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS CONTAINED IN THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING TASK FORCE REPORT

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors recognizes the lack of and need for affordable housing for citizens and employees of the County; and

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors approved an Affordable Housing contingency reserve budget in the amount of $289,000 in the Fiscal Year 2007 Budget; and

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors has received and reviewed a report with recommendations from the Affordable Housing Task Force; and

WHEREAS, there are recommendations in the report requiring immediate action to begin work on affordable housing issues; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 14th day of September 2006, That an Affordable Housing Committee be, and is hereby, appointed, comprising representatives currently participating on the Affordable Housing Task force; and be it

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, directed to request the Towns of The Plains and Remington to designate representatives to be appointed to the Affordable Housing Committee; and, be it

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors shall appoint representatives from the private sector, representing each magisterial district, to participate on the Affordable Housing Committee; and, be it

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors hereby, designates the Affordable Housing Task Force Report presented on this date as the Charter to the Affordable Housing Committee; and, be it

            RESOLVED FINALLY, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, directed to take the appropriate steps required to classify, recruit, and hire a full-time, permanent staff person to focus on affordable housing issues only, supporting the Board of Supervisorsí affordable housing goals and the work of the Affordable Housing Committee, and working with local non-profit agencies addressing this problem in the County, using a portion of the affordable housing reserve budget to fund the position.

 

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