RESOLUTION 

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO EXECUTE A “LETTER OF MORAL OBLIGATION” ON BEHALF OF FAUQUIER COUNTY GUARANTEEING FUNDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF NEW BALTIMORE VOLUNTEER FIRE RESCUE COMPANY  BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA) 

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier Volunteer Fire Rescue Association has requested a “letter of moral obligation” to guarantee USDA funding for the construction of the New Baltimore Fire Rescue Station; and

            WHEREAS, such a letter would be subject to the approval of appropriations by the current and future Boards; and 

            WHEREAS, in December 2005, the Board of Supervisors has conducted a work session to receive advice on this request from the County Finance Director, Bond Counsel and Financial Advisors; and 

            WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has concluded that execution of such a letter is in the best interests of the County; and 

            WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors, as conditions of the execution of such a letter, requires the Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association to enter into a mutually agreeable User Agreement for use of the New Baltimore facility, and will require that the USDA approve such funding; now, therefore, be it 

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 10th day of December 2009, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized to execute a “letter of moral obligation” to guarantee the funding for the construction of the New Baltimore Volunteer Fire Rescue Company.

                                                                                    A Copy Teste

 

                                                                                    Paul S. McCulla
                                                                                    Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

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