AGENDA REQUEST

Sponsor:

Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Raymond E. Graham, Chairman, Cedar Run District Supervisor

January 12, 2006

Staff Lead:

Department: 

Ray Pickering, Agricultural Development Officer

Agricultural Development Office

Topic: 

A Resolution to Approve Funding For the Purchase of Developments Rights of Qualifying Fourth Round Applicants to the Purchase of Development Rights Program

Topic Description:

The Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) Committee Recommends the Board of Supervisors Approve Funding for Four Qualifying Applicants to the PDR Program as shown on the attached scoring sheet, with one of these properties (Stillwaters Farm, LLC) to be co-held with Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC).

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

Stillwaters Farm will receive $427,500 from the County’s PDR Program Fund, and  $442,500 from PEC to equal $30,000 per development right on 29 rights. The other applicants payment of $30,000 per development right will be paid entirely from the County’s PDR Program fund (29 rights for $870,000).  All combined, the County will pay $1,297,500 for 58 development rights to protect 1,304.85 acres.

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

County Attorney’s Office

Piedmont Environmental Council

Attachments:

PDR Fourth Round Scoring Sheet