James Zoller, Executive Secretary (APB)/Agricultural Coordinator | 410-313-2056
Joy Levy, Administrator (ALPP) 410-313-4382
The Howard County Agricultural Preservation Board (APB) consists of seven board members from the local farming community. Board meetings take place throughout the year on matters related to the Agricultural Land Preservation Program (ALPP) and the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation (MALPF). Please see below for more information on the current Board Members, the current meeting agenda, department contacts for the program, and other related resources.
The next meeting will be held online on March 22, 2021 at 7:00pm.
March 22, 2021 Agenda TBD
Meeting URL: https://meeting.anymeeting.com/AgPresBoard
Optional Dial-In Number: 716-273-1030
If you have issues with logging in or calling into the meeting please email: OCS@howardcountymd.gov
JRNL Staff Report
Moore-Roby Staff Report
Proposed Code Amendments Sections 15.514(b) and 15.514(c)(3)(ii) Staff Report
Mickey Day, Chair
Ann Jones, Vice Chair
Meetings are generally held on the fourth Monday of each month, with the exception of May and December, when there will be no meeting. The meetings will be held in the Fair Office Board Room on the Howard County Fairgrounds.
The meetings of the Board are open to the public. The decision of the Board is determined by a majority vote (four votes) except a recommendation to acquire an easement requires five affirmative votes.
Meeting dates and submission deadlines for 2021 are noted in the printable calendars below:
2021 Meeting Schedule
Meeting minutes are available online after approval by the APB. Please see below for past meeting minutes and staff reports.
Requesting properties in the County Program only adhere to the Howard County APB. Requesting properties in State Program(s) must be reviewed by both the County APB and the MALPF Board of Trustees in Annapolis. For more information on state proceedings, please visit the MALPF Board website.
February 22, 2021 Agenda
January 25, 2021 Ag