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MOTION:JENKINS February 18,1997 <br />Regular Meeting <br />SECOND:CADDIGAN Res,No,97-133 <br />RE:REQUEST FOR LETTER OF ENDORSEMENT AND CERTIFICATION <br />OF APPROVAL FOR BENEDICTINE SISTERS B.A.R.N.PROJECT <br />(BRENTSVILLE DISTRICT) <br />ACTION:APPROVED <br />WHEREAS,on April 27,1995,the Board of County Supervisors adopted the <br />1996-2000 Prince William Area Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan <br />(Consolidated Plan),which among other things,identifies a priority need for transitional housing <br />to serve homeless women and children;and <br />WHEREAS,the County has received a request from the Virginia Housing <br />Development Authority (VDHA)on behalf ofthe sponsors of the B.A,R,N.project,the <br />conversion of a farm building into 12 units of transitional housing to serve 36 area homeless <br />women and children;and <br />WHEREAS,the staff of the Office of Housing and Community Development <br />has reviewed this project and found it to be consistent with the priorities and goals of the <br />adopted Consolidated Plan;and <br />WHEREAS,local jurisdiction endorsement will help to expedite V~A <br />approval of the project sponso?s application under their Multi-Family Loan program; <br />NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED that the Prince William Board of <br />County Supervisors does hereby fully endorse the proposed B.A.R,N.project,and authorizes <br />the Chairman ofthe Board ofCounty Supervisors to sign a letter of endorsement along with the <br />Certification of Approval regarding this development,within the required sixty day period <br />ending March 10,1997. <br />Votes: <br />Ayes:Barg,Caddigan,Hill,Jenkins,McQuigg,Seefeldt,Thompson,Wilbourn <br />Nays:None <br />Absent from Vote:None <br />Absent from Meeting:None <br />For Information: <br />Assistant County Executive-PH <br />Housing and Community Development Director <br />CERTIFIED COPY