Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Chester W. Stribling, Lee District Supervisor

                               December 08, 2005

Staff Lead:


Catherine M. Heritage, Assistant County Administrator

County Administration


A Resolution Authorizing the County Administrator to Execute a “Letter of Moral Obligation” from Fauquier County Guaranteeing Funding to Support Renovations of the Warrenton Fire Rescue Station.

Topic Description:

The Fauquier Volunteer Fire Rescue Association has requested a “letter of moral obligation” from Fauquier County to guarantee funding to support needed renovations at the Warrenton Fire Rescue Station.   As a condition of executing this letter, staff is recommending that the Board require a mutually-agreeable User Agreement to be executed by the Association.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

The fiscal implications of the execution of such a letter—particularly those related to the County’s bond rating-- are to be discussed at length in a Work Session on the afternoon of December 08, 2005 by the Finance Director, Bond Counsel and the County’s Financial Advisor.

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

Finance Department

Department of Fire and Emergency Services

Fauquier Volunteer Fire Rescue Association