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Town of Riverhead

 
Farmland Preservation Committee

MISSION STATEMENT
To review and approve an inventory of agricultural lands within the Town of Riverhead, as prepared by the Planning Board, to be employed as a resource in the decision-making process of the Committee in the prioritization of agricultural lands to be preserved or acquired. 


To recommend agricultural lands from which development rights should be purchased by the Town Board or the County of Suffolk. 

To review applications for construction permits to allow the erection of structures upon agricultural lands from which development rights have been served and acquired by the Town. 

To review any matters relevant to development issues being considered by any agency of the Town with regard to agricultural industry. 

MEMBERS

Rodney Anderson, Chair

Richard O’Dea

Jeff Rottkamp

Charlie Scheer

Matt Schmitt

Richard Wines

 

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS

Jessie Marcus                                 

Kim Quarty                           

Julie Weshofske                             

 

TOWN ATTORNEY LIAISON

Anne Marie Prudenti, Deputy Town Attorney

 

TOWN BOARD LIAISON

Councilman Ken Rothwell

 

MEETING DATES:

2ND Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.