SUPPORTING THE DESIGNATION OF THAT PORTION
OF THE RIVANNA RIVER BETWEEN THE BASE OF THE
SOUTH FORK RIVANNA RESERVOIR DAM AND THE SITE OF THE FORMER WOOLEN MILLS DAM AS A STATE SCENIC RIVER
BE IT RESOLVED by the Council for the City of Charlottesville, Virginia that the Council hereby expresses its support for the designation of the Rivanna River from the base of the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir River dam to the junction of the South Fork and the North Fork of the Rivanna River (a distance of approximately three miles) and the Rivanna River from the junction of the two forks to the site of the former Woolen Mills dam (a distance of approximately six miles) as a “Scenic River” pursuant to the Scenic Rivers Act, Virginia Code section 10.1-400 et seq.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT City staff is hereby directed to draft the appropriate enabling legislation for inclusion in the City’s 2009 legislative agenda, which if adopted by the General Assembly will officially designate the aforementioned sections of the Rivanna River as a state Scenic River.
The Clerk is directed to forward a copy of this Resolution to the state Department of Conservation and Recreation and to the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors.
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