|To protect and preserve land with significant agricultural, natural, scenic, and historic resources, specifically including:
To achieve these purposes the Authority:
- quality farmland;
- land providing open-space and rural character;
- environmentally sensitive areas important to water quality, plant life, and wildlife;
- historic resources;
- natural and scenic resources;
- land that promotes tourism; and
- water resources.
- Can acquire and/or receive conservation easements, by purchase, gift, or other conveyance;
- Can hold and enforce conservation easements conveyed to it;
- Administer the Clarke County Conservation Easement Purchase Program pursuant to Chapter 72 of the Clarke County Code; and to exercise any powers authorized by the Public Recreational Facilities Authorities Act.
|The seven members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors and are comprised of:
- one member from the Board of Supervisors, (with a one year term,
- one member from the Planning Commission, (with a one year term) and
- five County citizens (with three year terms)
|Meets every third Wednesday of each month at 4:00 pm in the Board of Supervisors Meeting Room
Alison Teetor, Natural Resources Planner.