RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO SIGN LEASES WITH BLAZE BROADBAND, LLC, FOR SPACE ON THE ENSOR SHOP ROAD AND BLUE MOUNTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS TOWERS AND WITHIN THE COUNTYíS EQUIPMENT BUILDINGS LOCATED AT THE TOWER SITES

WHEREAS, Fauquier County is the owner of a parcel of land ("Land") and improvements thereon commonly known as the Ensorís Shop Telecommunications Tower ("Telecommunications Tower") and Equipment Building located at 3551 Ensorís Shop Road in Fauquier County, Virginia, and more particularly described as tax map parcel 7827-36-9317 (the Land, improvements and Telecommunications Tower are sometimes hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Premises"); and

WHEREAS, the County is the Lessee of a parcel of land ("Land") and owner of the improvements thereon commonly known as the Blue Mountain Telecommunications Tower ("Telecommunications Tower") and Equipment Building located within the G.R. Thompson Wildlife Management Area in Fauquier County, Virginia, and more particularly described in the lease between the County and the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Game and Inland Fisheries recorded at Deed Book 1085, Page 1809, which lease is incorporated herein as if fully set forth (the Land, improvements and Telecommunications Tower are sometimes hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Premises"); and

WHEREAS, Blaze Broadband, LLC, has requested that the County lease a portion of the aforesaid telecommunications towers and equipment buildings necessary to install and operate and provide broadband and ancillary services to the citizens of the County; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of Fauquier County by the adoption of this resolution, and after due notice and public hearing, determines that it is in the public interest to help facilitate the provision of Broadband to the citizens of the County by leasing a portion of the telecommunications towers and equipment buildings at the Ensor Shop and Blue Mountain Towers; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Fauquier County this 12th day of November 2009, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized to enter into a lease with

Blaze Broadband, LLC,  of a portion of the telecommunications tower and equipment building located at the Ensor Shop telecommunications tower, said lease to be upon  terms and conditions of the lease which is attached to and made a part of this resolution; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER,  That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized to enter into a sublease with Blaze Broadband, LLC,  of a portion of the telecommunications tower and equipment building located at the Blue Mountain telecommunications tower, said lease to be upon  terms and conditions of the lease which is attached to and made a part of this resolution.

 

                                                                                    A Copy Teste

                                                                                    Paul S. McCulla
                                                                                    Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

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