CONSENT AGENDA REQUEST

Sponsor:

Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

 Harry F. Atherton,  Chairman, Marshall District Supervisor

November 10, 2004

Staff Lead:

Department: 

Ray Pickering, Agricultural Development Officer

Agricultural Development Office

Topic: 

A Resolution to Approve the Annual Application Cycle for Properties to be Considered Under the Fauquier County Purchase of Development Rights Program

Topic Description:

The Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) Committee recommends that the Board of Supervisors approve the annual application cycle for additional Fauquier County farmland to be permanently protected under the PDR Program.  The application cycle will run from November 12, 2004 through January 31, 2005.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

Purchase of additional development rights at $20,000 per development right.

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

County Attorney’s Office