To promote the preservation of farmland and open space in Carroll County through public education and voluntary donations of conservation easements that restrict the development of land, and the purchase of easements when grant funds are available.
Service Provides information to landowners on the advantages of donating conservation easements on land. Technical assistance is provided to process a donated easement; financial assistance is available to cover the costs of donating conservation easements, such as appraisal and recording fees. It is possible to get reimbursement (subject to available funds) for a portion of the value of an easement (bargain sale) when the remaining value of the easement is being donated. The Board of Directors meets bi-monthly, or as needed. The annual meeting is in April. An additional contact is Ralph Robertson, County Program Administrator, Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation, 410-386-2131.
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Carroll County Land Trust is not employed by or affiliated with the Land Conservation Assistance Network, and the Network does not certify or guarantee their services. The reader must perform their own due diligence and use their own judgment in the selection of any professional.
Contact Carroll County Land Trust
Edmund R. Cueman
PO Box 2137
Westminster, Maryland 21158-7137 Phone:
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