PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA REQUEST

Sponsor:

Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Harry F. Atherton, Vice-Chairman, Marshall District Supervisor

October 13, 2005

Staff Lead:

Department: 

Paul S. McCulla, County Administrator

County Administration

Topic: 

A Resolution of Endorsement to Request the Commonwealth Transportation Board to Establish a Project for Phase I of the Route 15 Initiative of the Journey Through Hallowed Ground

Topic Description:

The Journey Through Hallowed Ground is a broadbased collaborative effort to enhance the 175 mile corridor from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to Monticello, Virginia.  The proposed Transportation Enhancement Project, "Phase I of the Route 15 Initiative", will focus on research and planning to support appropriate wayfinding along Virginia's historic "Old Carolina Road" from the Maryland border at Point of Rocks to Orange, Virginia.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Conduct a public hearing and consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

The 20% local match will be provided by The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Foundation.

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

The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Foundation