RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO EXECUTE A VISITOR CENTER AGREEMENT WITH THE TOWN OF WARRENTON

AND THE FAUQUIER COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

            WHEREAS, the Town of Warrenton and Fauquier County fund the operation of a visitor center within a state accredited tourism community known as the Warrenton-Fauquier Visitor Center, which is currently located at 183-A Keith Street, Warrenton, Virginia (hereinafter referred to as the "Visitor Center"), and is currently operated by the Chamber of Commerce; and

            WHEREAS, the Town and County desire for the Chamber of Commerce to continue operating the Visitor Center on their behalf as a welcome and information center for visitors to Fauquier County and the Town of Warrenton; and

            WHEREAS, the Chamber of Commerce desires to operate and manage the Visitor Center on behalf of the Town and County; and

            WHEREAS, the Town, County and Chamber of Commerce wish to set forth their agreement on the operation and management of the Visitor Center; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 16th day of September 2002, That the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors be, and is hereby, authorized to execute on behalf of the County an agreement with the Town of Warrenton and the Fauquier County Chamber of Commerce to operate the Warrenton-Fauquier Visitor Center.