Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Raymond E. Graham, Vice Chairman, Cedar Run District Supervisor

May 10, 2007

Staff Lead:


Ray Pickering, Agricultural Development Officer

Agricultural Development


A Resolution to Approve Funding for the Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) on Fifth and Sixth Round PDR Applications


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. In addition, funding is requested for one additional development right from the Fifth Round on the Cynthia Brickley farm.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

Applicants payment of $30,000 per development right will be paid entirely from the County’s PDR Program fund. All combined, the County will pay $1,410,000 for 47 development rights to protect 814.87 acres.

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

County Attorney’s Office


PDR Sixth Round Scoring Sheet

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