Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Finance Committee

September 15, 2003

Staff Lead:


Bryan Tippie, Director

 Budget Office


A Resolution to Appropriate $179,121 to the CFFW Regional Jail

Topic Description:

This action is a request to increase FY 2004 funding support for the CFFW Regional Jail to hire an additional 24 personnel due to inmate overcrowding. The Jail is designed and staffed to support 265 inmates and the current average daily population is 428. The $179,121 requested represents Fauquier County's pro rata share of the new positions, adjusted for projected hire lag. Attached is information provided by the CFFW Regional Jail supporting this issue. On August 21, 2003, this request was reviewed and recommended for approval by the Finance Committee.  Funding would come from the County Contingency Reserve. 

It should be noted that the overcrowding at the Regional Jail is projected to result in a significant increase in requested funding support in the future.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution .

Financial Impacts Analysis:

As indicated.

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

Sheriff’s Office



WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors is charged by the Code of Virginia with the preparation of an annual budget for Fauquier County ; and

WHEREAS, on March 25, 2003 , the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors adopted the Fauquier County FY 2004 Budget ; and

WHEREAS, during the course of a fiscal year certain events occur which necessitate changing the budget plan by increasing or decreasing the total budget ; and

WHEREAS, the CFFW Regional Jail has requested $179,121 in increased funding support to hire an additional 24 personnel due to inmate overcrowding, and the Sheriff’s Office and Finance Committee have reviewed this issue and recommend approval; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 15th day of September 2003, That $179,121 from the County Contingency Reserve (1-400-91400-9618) be, and is hereby, authorized to be transferred to the CFFW Regional Jail (4-100-33210-3841) element of the FY 2004 Adopted Budget to defray Fauquier County’s pro rata share of adding 24 new positions to the facility.