Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Harry F. Atherton, Vice- Chairman, Marshall District Supervisor

February 10, 2005

Staff Lead:


Ray Pickering, Agricultural Development Officer

Agricultural Development Office


A Resolution to Approve Changes in the Eligibility Criteria and Ranking Criteria of the Purchase of Development Rights Program for the Current (Third Round) Application Cycle

Topic Description:

The Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) Committee recommends that the Board of Supervisors approve changes in the Eligibility Criteria and the Ranking Criteria to allow applicants with lower farm income to be eligible for the Program and to take into consideration the percentage of development rights offered, participation in conservation practices and visibility/proximity to service districts.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:


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

County Attorney's Office