ORDER

AN ORDER TO ABANDON A PORTION ENON SCHOOL ROAD WHICH HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED FOR MAINTENANCE AND IS NOT CURRENTLY IN THE STATE SECONDARY SYSTEMS OF HIGHWAYS

WHEREAS, a section of Enon School Road (Virginia Route 741) from its intersection with the southern boundary of a ten-acre parcel of land identified as PIN #6957-97-7294 to its terminus (a distance of 0.20 miles, more or less), while dedicated, has never been improved and formally taken into the Virginia State Secondary System of Highways, said portion of road being shown on that certain Fauquier County Geographic Information Systems Plat dated March 5, 2002 and titled “Enon School Rd. Portion to be Abandoned”; and

            WHEREAS, Virginia Code Title 33.1, Chapter 1, Article 12, Sections 33.1-156 et seq. set forth a procedure by which roads not in the State Highway System or Secondary System may be abandoned; and

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Transportation Committee has received requests from citizens of the County to abandon the aforesaid section of road; and

            WHEREAS, 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 does unanimously recommend the abandonment of the aforesaid section of road; and

            WHEREAS, based upon the recommendation of its Transportation Committee, the Board of Supervisors wishes to abandon for the aforesaid portion of road; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has given notice of its intention to abandon the aforesaid portion of road in conformance with Section 33.1-151 of the Code of Virginia; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors finds that no public necessity exists for the continuance of the section of the secondary road as a public road;  now, therefore, be it

            ORDERED, by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 21st day of October 2002, That the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors does hereby abandon the section of Enon School Road (Virginia Route 741) from its intersection with the southern boundary of a ten-acre parcel of land, identified as PIN #6957-97-7294, to its terminus (a distance of 0.20 miles, more or less); and be it

          FURTHER ORDERED, That this abandonment action be conditioned on, and effective with, the recorded plats which established two 50-foot wide private access easements for the affected properties through which this abandoned section of Enon School Road passed [Recorded Plat References: BK 831 PG 1440; BK 631 PG 1831-1834].