RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN APPLICATION BY THE MARSHALL BUSINESS AND RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION WITH THE COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD FOR GRANT FUNDING FROM TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT FUNDS TO ESTABLISH A PROJECT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF STREET IMPROVEMENTS TO VIRGINIA ROUTE 55 (MAIN STREET) IN THE UNINCORPORATED TOWN OF MARSHALL, FAUQUIER COUNTY, VIRGINIA

WHEREAS, the Marshall Business and Residents Association wishes to apply for a Transportation Enhancement Grant in the amount of $865,055 to provide funds for the construction of improvements to Route 55 (Main Street) in the Unincorporated Town of Marshall, Virginia; and

WHEREAS, the grant funds, if received, would be expended for Marshall Moving Forward – Phase I, including the reconstruction of sidewalks, construction of bicycle and pedestrian amenities, undergrounding of utilities, and landscaping; and

WHEREAS, the Marshall Business and Residents Association is asking that the County agree to act as the grant sponsor; and

WHEREAS, the required twenty percent (20%) local match is being provided by Eidolon Capital Partners, LLC, a local business entity developing an approximately fifty-eight (58) acre residential development adjacent to Marshall’s Main Street; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with Commonwealth Transportation Board allocation procedures, it is necessary that a request by resolution be received from the local government or State agency in order for the Virginia Department of Transportation to program a transportation enhancement project in the County of Fauquier; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 13th day of November 2008, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby endorse and authorize the application of the Marshall Business and Residents Association requesting that the Commonwealth Transportation Board establish a project for the construction of street improvements to Route 55 (Main Street) in the unincorporated Town of Marshall, Fauquier County, Virginia; and, be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, directed to develop and execute a Memorandum of Understanding by and between the County of Fauquier and the Marshall Business and Residents Association, formalizing an agreement regarding the fiscal and management responsibilities for administering this grant; and, be it

RESOLVED FINALLY, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized to sign documents related to this grant application on behalf of Fauquier County as the Sponsor of the Grant Application.   

                                                                                    A Copy Teste 

 

                                                                                    Paul S. McCullaulla
                                                                                    Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

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