Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Raymond E. Graham, Chairman, Cedar Run District Supervisor

December 8, 2005

Staff Lead:


Kevin J. Burke, County Attorney

County Attorney


A Resolution to Authorize the Purchase of Approximately 305 Acres Owned by the Estate of Mabel V. Lunceford and to Authorize Conveyance of a Portion of the Site to the Fauquier County School Board for School Purposes

Topic Description:

On September 8, 2005, the Board of Supervisors authorized the execution of a contract to purchase 305 acres from the Estate of Mabel V. Lunceford for use as a high school site.  The environmental and engineering studies of the property have been completed and the School Board has requested that it receive that portion of the 305 acres located north of a stream which bisects the property.  

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

The property is to be acquired at a cost of $2.5 million.

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

Fauquier County School Board