Farmland protection continues to be a priority


WASHINGTON — A Farmland Protection Committee is in the works for the town of Washington. On Thursday, June 9, at the Town Board meeting, board members discussed the importance of putting together a committee for the agricultural community. This committee would reach out to farmers and people who have agricultural land in a variety of ways, said Town Clerk Mary Alex.

“These are people whose livelihoods depend on this and want to see it maintained,” said Councilman Mike Murphy.

Councilman Bobby Audia agreed.

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