Lancaster County Blue Ribbon Commission on Agriculture, Motion February 22, 2005

Jurisdiction Name: Lancaster County
State/Province: PA
Country: United States
Type of Government: County
Population: 519,445
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: PDF
Policy type: motion
Year: 2005
GFC Topic: community food production
Keywords: advisory group, agricultural economy, agriculture, agriculture commission, commission, economic development, farm, farmland, farmland preservation, food production, land use, preservation, production, rural, rural agriculture, zoning
Adopting Government Department(s):

Board of Lancaster County Commissioners

Lead Implementing Entity(s): n/a
Support Entity(s):

The Woods Charitable Foundation

Funding Amount: n/a
Funding Sources: The Woods Charitable Foundation
Policy Outcome(s):

Over 100 citizens served on the implementation working groups and made recommendations focused on economic development, communications and leadership, farmland preservation, tax equity, and zoning; some work has been done on incorporating the Commission recommendations into Balance and the Growth Management Element of the Comprehensive Plan

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