RESOLUTION TO ALLOW LIGHTING

OF DARDEN TOWE PARK TENNIS COURTS

           

 

WHEREAS,  the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors has received a citizen request to allow the tennis courts at Darden Towe Park to be lighted; and

 

WHEREAS, Darden Towe Park is owned by both the County of Albemarle and the City of Charlottesville; and

 

WHEREAS, the Darden Towe Park Agreement requires the mutual agreement of the County and City before lighting of any competitive sport or recreation facility in the Park may occur; and

 

WHEREAS, County and City staff have recommended to the Darden Towe Park Committee that lighting of the tennis courts be allowed; and

 

WHEREAS, the Darden Towe Park Committee recommended that the Board of Supervisors and City Council each set this item for public hearing in order to receive input from the public prior to taking action; and

 

WHEREAS, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on this matter on August 13, 2008; and

 

WHEREAS, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors finds that lighting of the tennis courts at Darden Towe Park will benefit the community.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors hereby expresses its intent to allow the tennis courts at Darden Towe Park to be lighted, contingent upon approval by the City of Charlottesville and the approval of an acceptable lighting and funding plan.

 

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