Sponsor: Meeting Date:
R. Holder Trumbo, Jr., Scott District Supervisor April 8, 2021
Staff Lead: Department:
Ray Pickering, Director Agricultural Development
A Resolution to Approve Funding For The Purchase of Development Rights of Qualifying Twenty First Round Applicants to the Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) Program
Topic Description:
The Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) Committee recommends the Board of Supervisors approve funding for the qualifying applicants for the PDR Program, as shown on the attached scoring sheet and described in the attached Resolution. This Resolution would approve the purchase of 26 rights from four farms to protect 551.33 acres.
Requested Action:
Consider adoption of the attached Resolution.
Financial Impact Analysis:
Applicants payments of $25,000 per development right will be paid from the Conservation Easement District Fund. All combined the County will pay $650,000.00 for 26 development rights to protect 551.33 acres.
Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:
County Attorney's Office
Scoring Sheet