ORDINANCE

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 2-15 AND 2-21 OF THE FAUQUIER COUNTY CODE ADDING A RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR MEMBERSHIP ON THE PARKS AND RECREATION AND LIBRARY BOARDS.

 

 

            WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors wishes to impose a residency requirement for membership on the Parks and Recreation and Library Boards; now, therefore, be it

 

            ORDAINED by the Board of Supervisors of Fauquier County this 14th  day of October, 2004, That Sections 2-15 and 2-21 of the Fauquier County Code be, and are hereby, amended to impose a residency requirement for membership on the Parks and Recreation and Library Boards, said sections to read as follows:

 

Sec. 2-15. Established; appointments; residency; compensation and numbers of membership.

      There is hereby established the parks and recreation board.  Each respective member of the board of supervisors shall appoint one (1) respective member to the parks and recreation board.  In addition, the board of supervisors as a whole may appoint any other members to serve at large as deemed appropriate.  Unless specified by law or by resolution of the Board of Supervisors all citizens appointed to the parks and recreation board shall be residents of the County and shall maintain their residency within the County throughout the term of the membership on the board. Change in residency to a locality outside of the County shall result in automatic forfeiture of the citizenís board appointment.

Sec. 2-21. Appointment; residency; number of members.

      The library board of trustees shall consist of not less than five (5) members chosen by the board of supervisors with reference to their fitness for such office.  Each respective member of the board of supervisors shall appoint one (1) respective member to the library board.  In addition, the board of supervisors as a whole may appoint any other members to serve at large as deemed appropriate.  One (1) trustee may be a member or employee of the board of supervisors.  Unless specified by law or by resolution of the Board of Supervisors all citizens appointed to the library board of trustees shall be residents of the County and shall maintain their residency within the County throughout the term of the membership on the board. Change in residency to a locality outside of the County shall result in automatic forfeiture of the citizenís board appointment.

and, be it

            ORDAINED FURTHER, That this Ordinance shall be effective upon adoption and shall apply to the terms of all members of the Library and Parks and Recreation Boards which are currently sitting at the time of adoption of this Ordinance; and, be it

            ORDAINED FINALLY, That the seat of any member of the Library Board or Parks and Recreation Board which, at the time of the adoption of this Ordinance, has established residency outside of the County, shall be hereby immediately vacated in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance.