CONSENT AGENDA REQUEST

Sponsor:

Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

William G. Downey, Scott District Supervisor

December 14, 2006

Staff Lead:

Department: 

Larry Miller, Director

Parks and Recreation

Topic: 

A Resolution to Execute a Cooperative Agreement Between the County of Fauquier and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to Manage and Operate Lake Brittle

Topic Description:

Consideration of a resolution to replace the current Lake Brittle Concession Agreement that commenced on February 1, 2002 with a Cooperative Agreement between the County of Fauquier and the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

The current Lake Brittle Concession Agreement 5-year term expires February 1, 2007, and requires 60-day notice to terminate.  The new twenty five (25) year Agreement allows Fauquier County and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to cooperatively improve and operate the Lake Brittle property.  The Agreement includes all grounds, water, and facilities within the Lake Brittle property.  Under the Agreement, Fauquier County shall be responsible for all day-to-day maintenance and operations.  Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries shall be responsible for dam safety compliance with State regulations and applicable safety responsibilities and fishery management. Fauquier County Parks and Recreation Board is proposing other significant changes, such as building a Fishing Resource Center at Lake Brittle within two (2) years.  

Note: This is the proposed document that has not been submitted to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.  Fauquier County Parks and Recreation Board is requesting Board of Supervisor approval of the Agreement prior to submittal to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries for review.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

 

Financial Impacts Analysis:

None

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

County Attorney

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

Attachments:

1.          Cooperative Agreement between Fauquier County and Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

2.          Lake Brittle Concession Agreement

 

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