Our Department both leads and participates in a wide variety of boards and committees, covering a broad scope of topics such as community development and housing, municipal trainings and continuing education, agricultural and open space preservation, and regional transportation planning and needs. These boards and committees provide a valuable service to our county as community advocates for their respective topics.
Supports local planning and zoning board volunteers with educational workshops and eNewsletters
Advises the County Executive on issues and policies regarding agriculture and agri-business in the county
Reports to the County Legislature on matters affecting agriculture and farmland throughout the county
Acts as a dispute resolution mechanism for complaints related to farming activities