Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Joe Winkelmann, Vice-Chairman, Center District Supervisor

December 15, 2003

Staff Lead:


Mary Prince, Tourism Coordinator

Economic Development


A Resolution to Endorse the Establishment of Fauquier County Welcome Centers at the Raymond Farm Property, Monroe Park in Goldvein, and The Old Salem Meeting House in Marshall

Topic Description:


At a work session on November 17, 2003, the Board of Supervisors reviewed a PowerPoint presentation regarding the location of the Fauquier County Visitor Center at the Raymond Farm property on Route 605, and the establishment of two satellite centers, one at the Monroe Park in Goldvein, and one at Marshall. The Board of Supervisors received the information and will refer the matter for consideration by the Board of Supervisors taking their seats in January 2004.  In addition, the Board recommended the establishment of welcome centers to complement the accredited Visitor Center in supporting countywide tourism efforts.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:


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

Department of Economic Development

Department of Parks and Recreation

Department of Community Development

Department of Budget

Department of Finance

Department of General Services

The Town of Warrenton

Fauquier County Chamber of Commerce

Virginia Department of Transportation