COUNTY OF ALBEMARLE

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

 

AGENDA TITLE:

Five Oaks Court Road Name Change

 

 

SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST:

Approval of road name change of Five Oaks Court to Frays Ridge Court

 

 

STAFF CONTACT(S):

Messrs. Tucker, Foley, Davis, Cilimberg, and Weaver

 

 

 LEGAL REVIEW:   Yes

 

AGENDA DATE:

July 1, 2009

 

ACTION:                INFORMATION:   

 

CONSENT AGENDA:

  ACTION:   X          INFORMATION:   

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:   Yes

 

 

REVIEWED BY:

 

 

 

BACKGROUND:

Pursuant to Part I, Section 6 (e) of the Albemarle County Road Naming and Property Numbering Manual, road name change requests shall be forwarded to the Board for approval upon validation of the following:

 

That the landowners of more than fifty (50) percent of the parcels served by the road have signed a petition in favor of a common road name, and that the proposed road name is otherwise consistent with the road name guidelines set forth in the Manual (i.e., that it is not a duplicate name, is limited to three words, and does not exceed sixteen characters and/or spaces).

 

 

STRATEGIC PLAN:

Goal One:  Enhance the Quality of Life for All Citizens

 

 

DISCUSSION:

A majority of the landowners of the properties served by Five Oaks Court submitted a request to change the road name of Five Oaks Court to Frays Ridge Court (Attachment A).  The proposed name is a common road name within the meaning of the Manual and is consistent with the Manual’s other road name guidelines.  A map showing the location of the road is attached (Attachment B).

 

 

BUDGET IMPACT:

There is no anticipated budget impact.  The landowners will be responsible for costs associated with new signage.

 

 

RECOMMENDATIONS:

Staff recommends that the Board approve changing the road name of Five Oaks Court to Frays Ridge Court and authorize staff to implement the change.

 

 

ATTACHMENTS

A – Five Oaks Court Letter

B – Five Oaks Court Map
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