WHEREAS,    our historic buildings and historic places are defining elements of our community, our well-being and our future development; and


WHEREAS,    the preservation of historic buildings and historic places can be accomplished in an environmentally sustainable manner; and


WHEREAS,    historic preservation is an effective tool for managing growth, revitalizing neighborhoods, fostering local pride, and enhancing livability; and


WHEREAS,    Preservation and Sustainability: Piecing it all Together” is the theme for Preservation Week 2009 in our community, sponsored by the Piedmont Area Preservation Alliance, and organized this year by Preservation Piedmont;


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, do proclaim


April 3 – 11, 2009 as Preservation Week 2009


and call upon the citizens of the County of Albemarle to join their fellow citizens across the Piedmont area in celebrating and participating in this special week of activities.


Signed and sealed this 1st day of April, 2009.



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