RESOLUTION

 

FUNDING ASSISTANCE FOR

RECREATIONAL TRAILS AND TRAILS-RELATED FACILITIES

COUNTY OF ALBEMARLE

 

WHEAREAS, the Virginia Recreational Trails Fund Program provides grant funds to assist political subdivisions of the Commonwealth of Virginia in providing and maintaining recreational trails and trails-related facilities; and

 

WHEREAS, the County of Albemarle desires to develop an accessible section of the Rivanna Greenway within Darden Towe Park along Free Bridge Lane connecting an existing trail section in the park with an existing trail section under Free Bridge and downstream; and

 

WHEREAS, the funding available from the Virginia Recreational Trails Fund Program is limited to 80% on projects totaling $25,000 to $125,000; and

 

WHEREAS, funding necessary in addition to the Virginia Recreational Trails Fund Program share to complete the project will be provided by the County of Albemarle.

 

NOW, THEREORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Albemarle that the County Executive is hereby authorized to cause such information or materials as may be necessary to be provided to the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation and to enter into such agreements as may be necessary to permit formulation, approval and funding of the above described segment of the Rivanna Greenway.

 

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Albemarle County hereby agrees to accept all maintenance responsibilities, and keep this facility reasonably open for public use for the expected useful life of the project.

 

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