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No Conservation Commission Meeting in October

Posted on 09/24/19

There will not be a Conservation Commission meeting in the month of October.  The next scheduled meeting will be Monday, 11/11/19, at 7 PM in the Community House. ...

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Cummington Agricultural Commission

Member Title Phone Term Start Term End
Sarah Fournier-Scanlon
Loredana Holmes
Tomasz Jaracz
Dan Loux
H. Sydney OLeary
Paul Streeter
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413-634-5452

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Meeting times: Quarterly or as needed
Term: Appointed by the Selectboard for 3 years
Compensation: None

Mission Statement
The mission of the Cummington Agricultural Commission is to: encourage the pursuit of agriculture in the Town both as a business and as a community resource; promote the protection and preservation of farms and farmland; promote agricultural-based economic opportunities; articulate agriculture-related planning needs; advise other Town Boards on activities pertaining to agricultural lands in Town; and promote the visibuility and vitality of farming in Cummington.

Activities/Actions, Ongoing:
Prepare Right to Farm Bylaw for Town Meeting 2006
Survey of Cummington Agriculture planned for 2006
Creating Stakeholders Database
Investigating Chapter 61A questions at Selectboard's request
Opposed MA Senate Bill 1840 banning exotic animals in fairs and shows