RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE FAUQUIER COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO EXECUTE A CAPITAL EXPANSION PAYMENT AGREEMENT AND AN AMENDED AND RESTATED REGIONAL JAIL AGREEMENT WITH THE CLARKE-FAUQUIER-FREDERICK-WINCHESTER REGIONAL ADULT DETENTION CENTER

 

            WHEREAS, on July 18, 1998, the Counties of Fauquier, Clarke, Frederick and the City of Winchester entered into a Regional Jail Agreement providing for their joint participation in a regional jail; and

 

            WHEREAS, the regional jail is overcrowded and public safety and efficient operations are deleteriously impacted by inmate populations that exceed the design capacity; and

 

            WHEREAS, the participating jurisdictions desire to provide for further capital expansion of the regional jail facilities; and

 

            WHEREAS, on June 21, 2004, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors approved a comprehensive agreement between the City of Winchester (acting as fiscal agent) and Howard Shockey and Sons, Inc. to expand the regional jail; and

 

            WHEREAS, in order to effectuate expansion of the regional jail, it is necessary to amend the Regional Jail Agreement to provide for a division of capital, operating and maintenance costs among the participating jurisdictions based upon the average number of prisoners per day from each jurisdiction over the past three fiscal years; and

 

            WHEREAS, in order to effectuate expansion of the regional jail, it is also necessary for the participating jurisdictions to execute a Capital Expansion Payment Agreement as attached; and

 

            WHEREAS, the duties and obligations of Fauquier County under either or both Agreements shall be subject to the lawful appropriation of funds by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors; now, therefore, be it

 

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 14th day of October 2004, That the Fauquier County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized to execute the attached Amended and Restated Regional Jail Agreement and Capital Expansion Payment Agreement.