RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO TAKE ALL ACTIONS NECESSARY TO INSTITUTE THE ROAD ABANDONMENT PROCESS

FOR A PORTION OF OLD TAVERN ROAD (ROUTE 245)

 

            WHEREAS, on February 2, 1983, there was a 55-foot right-of-way dedication to the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors along Old Tavern Road (Route 245) for public use for highway purposes; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors has received a request to abandon a portion of the Old Tavern Road right-of-way approximately 15 feet in width along the property boundary of PIN 6978-86-8792-000 (approximately 200 feet in length), said portion of road being shown on that certain Fauquier County Geographic Information System Plat dated October 4, 2004 and titled "Portion of Route 245 to be Abandoned"; and

 

            WHEREAS, Virginia Code Title 33.1, Chapter 1, Article 11, Sections 33.1-151 et seq. set forth a procedure by which roads in the State Highway System or Secondary System may be abandoned; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Transportation Committee has received a request from a citizen of the County to abandon the aforesaid section of the road; and

 

            WHEREAS, on October 5, 2004, after consultation with appropriate officials from the Virginia Department of Transportation and a review of the pertinent facts and circumstances, the Fauquier County Transportation Committee did not make a recommendation on the abandonment of the aforesaid section of the road; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors wishes to institute the abandonment process for the aforesaid portion of road; now, therefore, be it

 

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 14th day of October 2004, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, directed to take all steps necessary to institute the road abandonment process for the aforesaid road.