RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2006 LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES TO INCLUDE A REQUEST FOR A
STATE GENERAL FUND CAPITAL APPROPRIATION OF $1.75 MILLION TO SUPPORT THE EXPANSION OF THE BIRMINGHAM GREEN ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY

 

WHEREAS, Fauquier County has a variety of issues and interests which require legislative action by the Virginia General Assembly; and

 

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors adopted its legislative priorities for 2006 on July 14, 2005; and

 

WHEREAS,  Fauquier County is one of the five local government owners of the Birmingham Green Adult Care Residence; and

 

WHEREAS, Birmingham Green was originally constructed in 1927, and has been in desperate need of renovation and expansion for a number of years; and

 

WHEREAS, local funding from the owner jurisdictions is also committed, totaling over $1 million, and a one-time capital allocation of state general funds was secured during the 2005 General Assembly Session; and

 

            WHEREAS, a $2 million gap in capital financing for renovation of Birmingham Green was identified at last year’s General Assembly; and

 

            WHEREAS, in order to keep the Federal funding now set aside for this project, the total capital funding package must be secured; and

 

            WHEREAS, submission of a State budget amendment for $1.75 million in funding is required to completely close the gap and to ensure the expansion of quality Assisted Living Facility beds specifically dedicated to low-income Virginians from the city of Alexandria, and the Counties of Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun, and Fauquier; now, therefore, be it

 

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 13th day of October 2005, That the 2006 Legislative Priorities be, and are hereby, amended to include a request for a State general fund appropriation of $1.75 million to support the expansion of Birmingham Green Assisted Living Facility.