RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT
FOR THE SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT APPLICATION
WHEREAS, the County of Albemarle supports the goals of the Safe Routes To School to enable and encourage children, including those with disabilities, to walk and bicycle to school, to make bicycling and walking to school a safer and more appealing transportation alternative, thereby encouraging a healthy and active lifestyle from an early age, and to facilitate the planning, development, and implementation of projects and activities that will improve safety and reduce traffic, fuel consumption, and air pollution in the vicinity of schools.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors supports the Safe Routes to School Infrastructure application for Crozet Elementary School in 2009; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Supervisors acknowledges that this is a locally-administered reimbursement project; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the County Executive is authorized to enter into a legal agreement with the Virginia Department of Transportation on behalf of the County of Albemarle once that agreement is approved as to form by the County Attorney’s Office.
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