CONSENT AGENDA REQUEST

Sponsor:

Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Raymond E. Graham, Cedar Run District Supervisor

November 17, 2003

Staff Lead:

Department: 

G. Robert Lee, County Administrator

County Administration

Topic: 

A Resolution to Approve Donation of Funds to the Fauquier SPCA, Inc., for the Sale of Animal Friendly License Plates

 

Topic Description:

As authorized by the Code of Virginia and as part of its special license plate program, the Department of Motor Vehicles sells Animal Friendly license plates.  Part of the proceeds from the sale of Animal Friendly license plates are made available to localities to be used for support of sterilization programs for dogs and cats.  For Fiscal Year 2003, Fauquier County is due the sum of $2,460.00.  Since Fauquier County does not have a sterilization program for dogs and cats, the County may make the funds available to a local, private, non-profit organization that supports the purposes of the program.  Adoption of the attached resolution will appropriate the sum of $2,460.00 for donation to the Fauquier SPCA, Inc.

 

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

 

Financial Impacts Analysis:

There is no financial impact to Fauquier County .  Funds received from the Commonwealth of Virginia will be transferred to the Fauquier SPCA, Inc.

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

Fauquier SPCA, Inc.

Finance Office

Budget Office

 

RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE DONATION OF FUNDS TO THE FAUQUIER SPCA, INC., FOR THE SALE OF ANIMAL FRIENDLY LICENSE PLATES  

WHEREAS, the Department of Motor Vehicles sells Animal Friendly license plates as authorized by Section 46.2-749 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, as part of its special license plate program; and  

WHEREAS, a portion of the funds from the sale of the license plates are set aside in a special fund for distribution to localities to be used in support of sterilization programs for dogs and cats; and  

WHEREAS, for Fiscal Year 2003, Fauquier County is entitled to the sum of $2,460.00 from the sale of Animal Friendly license plates; and  

WHEREAS, Fauquier County does not have a sterilization program; however, statute provides that the County may make the funds available to a local, private, non-profit organization which supports the purposes of the program; and  

WHEREAS, the Fauquier SPCA, Inc., is a local, private, non-profit organization that has a sterilization program for dogs and cats and which has affirmed that funds donated will be used by that organization for the purposes of that program in accordance with Virginia Code; now, therefore, be it  

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 17th day of November 2003, That, upon receipt from the Department of Motor Vehicles, the sum of $2,460.00 due to Fauquier County based on the sale of Animal Friendly license plates, as authorized by Section 46.2-749 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, be, and is hereby, appropriated for donation to the Fauquier SPCA, Inc., for the exclusive use by that organization for the sterilization of dogs and cats.