NOTICE OF INTENT TO PURCHASE A CRITICAL FARM AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION EASEMENT OPTION

The Board of County Commissioners of Carroll County, Maryland, announces its intent to purchase an Option for a Critical Farm Agricultural Land Preservation Easement over 66.93125 acres of land, located at 3705 Sells Mill Road, Taneytown, Maryland, 21787, from  GEORGE GREGORY HESTER and ELIZABETH LOUISE HESTER for $261,082.50. The County Commissioners will decide whether or not to purchase this option at a public meeting which is to be held no sooner than fifteen days from the date this notice appears.  Any person wishing to comment on the proposed purchase may do so, either orally or in writing, by contacting the County Commissioners Office, 225 North Center Street, Westminster, Maryland, 21157, and/or may appear at the meeting. Questions should be addressed John Parker Smith Jr., Program Manager, (jsmith@carrollcountymd.gov), Agricultural Land Preservation Program, Department of Land and Resource Management, 410-386-2214.

NOTICE OF INTENT TO PURCHASE A CRITICAL FARM AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION EASEMENT OPTION

            The Board of County Commissioners of Carroll County, Maryland, announces its intent to purchase an Option for a Critical Farm Agricultural Land Preservation Easement over 86.50805 acres of land, located at 4100 Maple Grove Road, Hampstead, MD 21074, from S. SCOTT ALBAN and JOYCE A. ALBAN for $417,795.00.  The County Commissioners will decide whether or not to purchase this option at a public meeting which is to be held no sooner than fifteen days from the date this notice appears. Any person wishing to comment on the proposed purchase may do so, either orally or in writing, by contacting the County Commissioners Office, 225 North Center Street, Westminster, Maryland, 21157.   Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all meetings, until further notice, will be accessible virtually on our meeting portal at www.carrollcountymd.gov and/or you may participate in the meeting by calling 410-386-2043 to confirm a meeting and for further instructions. Questions should be addressed to Deborah Bowers, Program Manager (dbowers@carrollcountymd.gov), Agricultural Land Preservation Program, Department of Land and Resource Management, 410-386-2214 (MD Relay Service 7-1-1/800-735-2258).