RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION REFERRING A REQUEST TO WITHDRAW FROM AN OPEN SPACE AGREEMENT WITH A LANDOWNER TO THE AGRICULTURAL & FORESTAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND PLANNING COMMISSION

 

            WHEREAS, Fauquier County has established a special land assessment program for the preservation of real estate devoted to open space, pursuant to Section 58.1-3233 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended; and

 

            WHEREAS, a landowner may qualify for the special land assessment program for the preservation of open space upon the execution and recordation of a written Open Space Use Agreement between the landowner and the Board of Supervisors; and

 

            WHEREAS, on March 31, 2004, an Open Space Use Agreement was entered into between the Board of Supervisors and David R. and Georgia K. Buckwalter; and

 

WHEREAS, on November 4, 2004, a request to withdraw from the Open Space Use Agreement was received from said landowners; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Agreement stipulates in Section 11 that an agreement may be terminated in the manner provided in the Code of Virginia for withdrawal of land from an Agricultural & Forestal District; now, therefore, be it

           

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 9th day of December 2004, That the aforementioned request to terminate an Open Space Use Agreement be, and is hereby, referred to the Agricultural & Forestal Advisory Committee and Planning Commission for their recommendations; and, be it

 

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That upon receipt of those recommendations, a public hearing shall be scheduled to consider the matter.