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MOTION:MCQUIGG February 18,1997 <br />Regular Meeting <br />SECOND:BARG Res.No,97-143 <br />RE:TO REVISE THE DATE IN WHICH ALL SITE AND SUBDIVISION <br />PLANS ARE REQUIRED TO BE SUBMITTED IN METRIC <br />MEASUREMENTS FROM FEBRUARY 17,1997 TO AUGUST 1,1997 <br />ACTION:APPROVED <br />WHEREAS,The National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 under <br />Section 205,Relief for Mandates,revised the September 20,1996,deadline for the conversion <br />of highway plans to metric for September 30,2000;and <br />WHEREAS,the Virginia Department of Transportation chose not to change <br />their implementation plan or date of implementation;and <br />WHEREAS,all roads to be accepted by VDOT after September 30,2000,must <br />be designed in metric;and <br />WHEREAS,the Department of Public Works and the Office of Planning,with <br />concurrence by NVBIA,revised the implementation date from October 1,1996 to February 17, <br />1997,to allow time for the metric conversion ofthe DCSM and to coincide with the <br />implementation of the update to the DCSM;and <br />WHEREAS,the DCSM has been updated and adopted by the Board of County <br />Supervisors on December 17,1996;and <br />WHEREAS,the adopted updated DCSM was converted to metric <br />measurements;and <br />WHEREAS,to conform with surrounding jurisdictions who adopted the <br />August 1,1997,as their metric implementation date;and <br />WHEREAS,all site and subdivision plans submitted in metric units prior to <br />August 1,1997,will be accepted for review and approval;and <br />NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED that the Prince William Board of <br />County Supervisors does hereby approve and authorize that all site and subdivision plans be <br />prepared in metric measurements after August 1,1997.