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Karen Lathrop <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont Municipal Government Discussion Network <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 12:48:15 +0000
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Good Day,
      The Town of Chelsea does not have a fund for this.

Karen J. Lathrop

Karen J. Lathrop
Town Clerk
296 VT RT 110
P.O. Box 266
Chelsea, VT 05038
Tel (802) 685-4460
Fax (802) 625-2002
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While our Hall is still closed to the public, our office is open by appointment on Monday for Townspeople and Tuesday and Thursdays for Title Searchers. Please call 685-4460 for an appointment.
PLEASE NOTE:  Town of Chelsea  does not bear any responsibility or liability for missing or incorrect information or documents.

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From: Vermont Municipal Government Discussion Network <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Stephen Dotson
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2021 10:21 AM
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Subject: Examples of Town Ag/Conservation/Tax Funds?

Hello Vermont,

The Town of Brattleboro's Agricultural Advisory Committee is currently seeking to redefine how it utilizes an existing fund that has been used in the past to support and protect farmers against land speculation and tax pressures. However, the fund hasn't been used in quite some time and needs reconfiguring to the needs of today.

As they explore new ways to utilize this fund and see that it helps us retain farms and farmers in our communities, I'm trying to find examples of similar funds in other Towns to share with the committee and inform their discussion.

Does your Town have any kind of fund that aims to support farms, their preservation, the viability of farm operations, and/or conservation of farmland? If so, please share.

Thank you!