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In Berks County . . . 
Farm Preserved:     640
Acres Preserved:     64,614.9

Berks County ranks 3rd in the nation for farmland preservation. 

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map of protected farms.
  

Mission Statement: It is the mission of the Berks County Agricultural Land Preservation Board to permanently preserve large clusters of viable agricultural lands by acquiring agricultural conservation easements (ACE). An ACE prevents the development of the land for any purpose besides productive agriculture

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2012 Meeting Dates:
of the Berks County Agricultural Land Preservation Board

The Agricultural Land Preservation Board meeting for Wednesday, November 28th, 2012, has been CANCELLED.

January 28, 2012

February 29, 2012

March 28, 2012*

April 25, 2012

May 30, 2012

June 28, 2012**

No July meeting.

August 29, 2012

September 26, 2012*

October 31, 2012

November 29, 2012

December 19, 2012

 

 

  

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 *Cancelled Meeting
** Rescheduled Meeting

Meeting Time & Location: All regular meetings are scheduled for Wednesdays at 7:30 PM in the Conference Room at the Berks County Agricultural Center and are subject to change.

Submission of Materials:  Matters to be presented to the Berks County Agricultural Land Preservation Board (BCALPB) that may require legal review must be submitted to the Agricultural Land Preservation Office by 12:00 noon three (3) weeks prior to a regular board meeting.  If legal counsel will attend the regular board meeting of the BCALPB to discuss the  matter, the applicant's attorney must also submit a legal argument to the BCALPB's solicitor by 12:00 noon three (3) weeks prior to the regular board meeting.  Non-legal matters to be brought before the BCALPB for discussion shall be received by 12:00 noon two (2) weeks prior to the regular board meeting unless an exception is approved by the Executive Director or board officer.

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Berks County Agricultural Land Preservation Board
1238 County Welfare Road, Suite 260
Leesport, PA 19533-9199
Phone: 610.378.1844
    Fax: 610.378.7983
 
Tami Hildebrand, Executive Director
 Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon-Fri