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County Seeks Applicants for Agriculture Advisory Board Vacancies

Post Date:10/11/2018 11:11 AM
Chatham County seeks applicants for three upcoming vacancies on the Chatham County Agriculture Advisory Board. The deadline to apply to fill the vacancy is October 31, 2018 at 5 PM.

The advisory board especially needs members from the both the southeastern section of the county located east of NC 87 and south of US 64 and the southwestern segment located west of NC 87 and south of US 64. The board typically meets eight to ten times a year at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center in Pittsboro.

The Agriculture Advisory Board advises the County Board of Commissioners on agricultural issues and related land use issues. The board also reviews applications for farm properties to be designated as a Voluntary Agriculture District to make sure they meet state requirements.

Applicants must live in Chatham County and be actively engaged in farming, agribusiness or serve as a representative of agricultural interests. The open seats have varying term lengths ranging from one to three years, based on when each open seat was set to expire.

To complete an online application for committee service, visit Or contact Lindsay Ray at 919-542-8200 or to obtain a printed or emailed copy. The deadline is 5 PM on October 31, 2018.

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