RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO EXECUTE A PROPOSED BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT AGREEMENT ADJUSTING A 65.446 ACRE PORTION OF A PARCEL OF LAND IDENTIFIED AS PIN 6974-62-2223-000 INTO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE TOWN OF WARRENTON

 

            WHEREAS, St. Leonard's Farm, Inc. is the owner of a certain portion of a tract of land containing 65.446 acres, more or less, being more particularly described as a portion of Fauquier County PIN 6974-62-2223-000, said property having been conveyed to St. Leonards Farm, Inc., a Virginia Corporation, in Deed Book 311 Page 611 among the land records of Fauquier County; and

            WHEREAS, the property described above is the subject of a land sale agreement between the Town of Warrenton ("Town") and St. Leonard's Farm, Inc., wherein the Town is purchaser of the property and St. Leonard's Farm, Inc. is the seller; and

            WHEREAS, the 65.446 acres described above is located within the County of Fauquier, but is contiguous to the Town and shares a common border with the Town; and

            WHEREAS, the Town and County, pursuant to the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, 15.2-3106, desire to adjust their common boundary to include within the Town the 65.446 acre portion of St. Leonard's Farm which is described above, and is intended to be acquired by the Town; and

            WHEREAS, in furtherance of the foregoing, the Town has commissioned the preparation of a Plat of Land Survey more particularly setting out the new boundary lines and corporate limits between the Town and County as well as identifying the property to be acquired, which is identified as a "Boundary Line Adjustment of the lands of St. Leonard's Farm, Inc., and Corporate Boundary Adjustment between the Town of Warrenton and Fauquier County, Virginia, dated November 5, 2002; and

            WHEREAS, on Thursday, October 31, 2002, and Thursday, November 7, 2002, the County published a notice of intent to adopt a Boundary Adjustment Agreement, as required by Section 15.2-3107 of the Code of Virginia, relocating the above described property within the corporate limits of the Town of Warrenton; and

            WHEREAS, pursuant to 15.2-3107 of the Code of Virginia, on November 18, 2002, the Town Council for the Town of Warrenton and the Board of Supervisors of Fauquier County held a joint public hearing to, among other related matters, receive citizen comment on the proposed Boundary Adjustment Agreement; and

            WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors, by adoption of this resolution, has determined it to be in the best interest of the citizens of the County of Fauquier and the Town of Warrenton to adjust the above described property into the corporate limits of the Town of Warrenton and for a consequent change and relocation of the pertinent boundary line; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 18th day of November 2002, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby adopt as its Boundary Adjustment Agreement that certain unexecuted agreement between the Town and County, and that the County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized and empowered to execute and deliver such Boundary Adjustment Agreement to the Town of Warrenton, thereby locating that certain 65.446 acre parcel, described as a portion of PIN 6974-62-2223-000, as described and depicted on the aforementioned plat, which shall be the governing plat concerning the issue of corporate boundary lines between the Town and County and the property designed as a portion of PIN 6974-62-2223-000 into the corporate limits of the Town of Warrenton; and, be it

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That the County Administrator and the County Attorney be, and are hereby, authorized and directed to take all actions needful and necessary to incorporate within the boundaries of the Town the aforementioned parcel including, but not limited to, the preparation, filing and prosecution, jointly with the County of Fauquier, a petition to adjust such boundaries as required and authorized under Virginia Code 15.2-3108.