Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Raymond Graham, Chairman, Cedar Run District

September 16, 2002

Staff Lead:


Joe Higgs


Topic:  An Ordinance Amending Section 8-37 of the Code of Fauquier County Relating to Fees in Criminal and Traffic Cases


Topic Description:

A newly enacted provision in the Code of Virginia authorizes the County to add this fee to the court costs of any individual who is admitted to jail following a conviction.  The Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on August 19, 2002 to receive citizen comments.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached ordinance.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

Additional revenue to benefit the Sheriff's Office by offsetting the costs of processing arrested persons into local or regional jails.     

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

Sheriff's Office

Clerk of the Circuit Court

Clerk of General District Court 


Attachment: Amended Ordinance