Established by Ordinance adopted by a Special Town Meeting held on 3/15/2010. The Agriculture Commission shall be an advisory board with charges and duties.
MEMBERSHIP: The Agriculture Commission will consist of 5 members and 3 alternates appointed by The Board of Selectmen in accordance to Connecticut General Statutes. Insofar as practical, members appointed shall be representative of all groups interested in the management, protection and regulation of agriculture as defined by Connecticut General Statutes 1-1q, particularly those directly involved in agriculture, including a member of Future Farmers of America (FFA). The failure of a voting member to attend four (4) consecutive meetings of the commission may constitute cause for the Board of Selectmen to remove the member and fill the position thus vacated. A chair, vice chair and a secretary will be elected and will serve for a term of one year.
LENGTH OF TERM: Staggered 3-year terms, with initial appointments to be 3 members for 3 years and 2 members for 2 years; I alternate to be for 3 years and 2 alternates for 2 years. Members of the Commission shall serve without pay.
Arthur Talmadge, Chairman (U) 3/15/2019
Sherry Simpson (U) 3/15/2019
Michael Sibiga, Vice Chairman (D) 3/15/2019
Daniel Zaicek (D) 3/15/2018
John Alapi (D) 3/15/2018
Carl Pfalzgraf (R) 3/15/2019
Merrill Simpson (R) 3/15/2018
Loretta Wrobel (D) 3/15/2018
Nick Vertefeuille, Secretary
Brochures from the Last Green Valley