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MOTION:CADDIGAN December 16,1997 <br />Regular Meeting <br />SECOND:HILL Res.No.97-1020 <br />RE:AUTHORIZE CONTRIBUTION OF FUNDS FROM THE <br />BRENTSVILLE COURTHOUSE PROJECT INDEX CODE TO THE <br />FRIENDS OF THE BRENTSVILLE COURTHOUSE HISTORICAL <br />CENTRE ,INC. <br />ACTION:APPROVED <br />WHEREAS,the Board of County Supervisors allocated $8,624 from the <br />FY97 Carryover Budget to be used at the discretion of the County Historical Commission for <br />the renovation of the Brentsville Courthouse;and <br />WHEREAS,the Historical Commission indicated to the Friends of the <br />Brentsville Courthouse Historical Centre,Inc.,a private,charitable,non-profit corporation <br />formed to raise private funds for the renovation and restoration of the Brentsville Courthouse <br />Historical Centre,that it would make this $8,624 available to the Friends to support its fund- <br />raising efforts;and <br />WHEREAS,the $8,624 was transferred,budgeted and appropriated,along <br />with other funds,to a project-specific index code in the budget of the Department of Public <br />Works for construction of improvements to the courthouse facility;and <br />WHEREAS,the Friends of the Brentsville Courthouse Historical Centre, <br />Inc.have joined with the County and the Park Authority in a partnership approved by the Board <br />of County Supervisors and known as the Brentsville Courthouse Historical Centre Trust,and <br />serves as the private fund-raising arm of the Trust;and <br />WHEREAS,the Friends have requested $4,010 from the County to support <br />its initial fund-raising project,the sale of Brentsville Courthouse Christmas ornaments;and <br />WHEREAS,staff concurs that use of funds currently in the project account <br />for this fund-raising effort by the Friends is beneficial to the preservation of the Courthouse <br />complex and the restoration project for which the Trust was established; <br />NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED that the Prince William Board <br />of County Supervisors does hereby authorize and approve the contribution of funds in the <br />amount of $4,010 from Index Code 090670,Subobject Code 5800 to the Friends of the <br />Brentsville Courthouse Historical Centre,Inc.for use in fundraising efforts toward preservation <br />and restoration of the Brentsville Courthouse Complex.