RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION AMENDING SECTION 6-3 OF THE BY-LAWS OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO ADD A RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR MEMBERSHIP ON COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of Fauquier County has amended the Code of Fauquier County to impose a residency requirement on all members of its Parks & Recreation and Library Boards; and

 

WHEREAS, the Code of Virginia imposes a residency requirement on members of local Industrial Development Authority Boards; and

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors wishes to impose a residency requirement for membership on all committees of the Board; now, therefore, be it

 

            RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Fauquier County this 14th day of October 2004, That Section 6-3 of the By-laws of the Board of Supervisors be, and is hereby, amended to add Subsection C imposing a residency requirement for membership on committees of the Board of Supervisors:

 

Section 6-3 Citizen Appointments

  1. All appointments of citizens, other than members of the Board of Supervisors, shall be made by a majority vote of Board members present.
  2. Unless specified by law or otherwise, all appointments of citizens shall be made at the first January meeting after the election of the Board of Supervisors and shall be for a term of four years.
  3. Unless specified by law or by resolution of the Board of Supervisors all citizens appointed to committees of the Board shall be residents of the County and shall maintain their residency within the County throughout the term of their membership on the committee. Change in residency to a locality outside of the County shall result in automatic forfeiture of the citizenís committee appointment.

 

; and, be it

 

            RESOLVED FURTHER, that the Board of Supervisors respectfully requests that the Fauquier County Water and Sanitation Authority Board, the Vint Hill Economic Development Authority Board, and all other independent boards and commissions of the County to consider the imposition of a residency requirement on the membership of their committees or boards.