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The recessed meeting was called to order at 2:15 p.m. with all Members being present, with the exception of Supervisor Alexander and Supervisor McConnell, and with Chairman Davis presiding.

Supervisor Alexander arrived during the Executive Session.

Supervisor McConnell was absent from the entire meeting.

Others present were Richard A. King, Acting County Executive; Robert L. Howell, Acting County Attorney; William Howland, Assistant to the County Executive; and Patti M. Hicks, Deputy Clerk to the Board of Supervisors.

(NOTE: Theodore Austell, III, Executive Assistant to the County Executive, was absent from the entire meeting.)

2.RECESS/EXECUTIVE SESSION (Tape 1)

At 2:15 p.m., Supervisor Dix moved that the Board recess and go into Executive Session for consideration of personnel matters pursuant to Virginia Code Section 2.1-344(A)1. This motion was seconded by Supervisor Trapnell and carried by a vote of eight, Supervisor Alexander not yet having arrived, Supervisor McConnell being absent.

At 3:30 p.m., the Board reconvened in the Board Room with all Board Members present, with the exception of Supervisor McConnell, and with Chairman Davis presiding.

3.ACTIONS FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION (Tape 1)

A.CERTIFICATION BY BOARD MEMBERS

REGARDING ITEMS DISCUSSED IN

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Supervisor Bulova moved that the Board of Supervisors certify that, to the best of their knowledge, only public business matters lawfully exempted from the open meeting requirements prescribed by the Virginia Freedom of Information Act and only matters identified in the motion to convene Executive Session were heard, discussed or considered by the Board during the Executive Session. This motion was seconded by Supervisor Alexander and carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor McConnell being absent.

B.APPOINTMENT OF WILLIAM J. LEIDINGER AS THE

COUNTY EXECUTIVE

Supervisor Alexander moved the appointment of William J. Leidinger as the County Executive and authorized the Chairman of the Board to execute the employment contract between the Board and Mr. Leidinger. This motion was seconded by Supervisor Hyland and carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor McConnell being absent.

4.APPRECIATION EXPRESSED TO RICHARD A. KING

ACTING COUNTY EXECUTIVE (Tape 1)

On behalf of the Board, Chairman Davis expressed his appreciation to Richard A. King, Acting County Executive, for serving the Board in an outstanding manner.

5.APPOINTMENT TO THE PRIVATIZATION COMMITTEE

(Tape 1)

(BACs)

Supervisor Berger moved the appointment of Mr. Michael J. Mruz to fill the unexpired term of Mr. Sidney Dewberry as a Representative to the Privatization Committee. The motion, the second to which was inaudible, carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor McConnell being absent.

6.DULLES TOLL ROAD HIGH OCCUPANCY VEHICLE (HOV)

LANES (Tape 1)

(R)

Supervisor Dix moved that the Board adopt the Resolution that urges the Office of the Governor, the Secretary of Transportation, and the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) to reconsider their decision to implement the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) - HOV-3 policy on the Dulles Toll Road at this time. This motion was seconded by Supervisor Frey.

Following discussion, Supervisor Hanley said that it is important to provide users with an incentive to increase the number of individuals in their vehicles. However, rather than requesting the State to rescind the HOV restrictions, Supervisor Hanley moved to amend the motion to consider opening the shoulder during rush-hour. She added that the shoulder was hardened when the lanes were built so that it could be utilized during rush-hour. This motion was seconded by Supervisor Bulova.

Supervisor Bulova amended that motion to include that the implementation be reevaluated and carefully monitored and at a later time there may be other alternatives that are suggested, and this was accepted.

Following further discussion, the question was called on the amendment to the motion, as amended which FAILED by a recorded vote of five, Supervisor Alexander, Supervisor Bulova, Supervisor Hanley, and Supervisor Hyland voting "AYE," Supervisor McConnell being absent.

Supervisor Hanley moved to amend the motion to request Congressman Frank Wolf and Congressman James Moran to advocate on behalf of the Board to allow HOV carpool lanes to use the airport access lane. This motion was seconded by Supervisor Frey and FAILED by a recorded vote of six, Supervisor Bulova, Supervisor Hanley, and Supervisor Hyland voting "AYE," Supervisor McConnell being absent.

Chairman Davis stated that although there was no specific language regarding air pollution reduction included in the Resolution, it was implied.

The question was called on the main motion which CARRIED by a recorded vote of five, Supervisor Trapnell abstaining, Supervisor Bulova, Supervisor Hanley, and Supervisor Hyland voting "NAY," Supervisor McConnell being absent.

Supervisor Hanley moved that the Board request the Congressional Delegation to work to allow HOV-3 cars to use the airport access road. This motion was seconded by Chairman Davis and carried by a vote of nine, Supervisor McConnell being absent.

7.BOARD ADJOURNMENT (Tape 1)

At 4:05 p.m., the Board adjourned.