St. Lawrence County Planning Office

Agriculture and Farmland Protection Board
Member Constituency Location
Robert Andrews, Chair Member, Board of Directors, 
SLC Soil & Water Conservation Board
Patrick Ames SLC Cooperative Extension Canton
Darren Colton Director, SLC Real Property Tax Service Office Canton
David Fisher At Large Member Madrid
Dave Forsythe Legislative Representative Lisbon
Jon Greenwood Farmer Potsdam
Stephen McKnight Farmer Chase Mills
Reginal Sapp Farmer Canton
Josef TeRiele Farmer Canton
Allyn Tubbs Agri-Business Gouverneur
Keith Zimmerman Director, SLC Planning Office Canton

In accordance with NYS Agriculture and Markets Law, Section 302 and St. Lawrence County Resolution 276-92, the Board of Legislators has the authority to appoint an Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board of eleven (11) members to advise it related to establishment, modification, continuation, or termination of agricultural districts within St. Lawrence County.

Membership shall include four (4) active farmers, one (1) agri-business representative, and one (1) unspecified member residing in the County, as well as the following positions who shall serve for terms coterminous with their respective offices: Chair of the Soil & Water Conservation District, Member of the Board of Legislators, Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension or his/her designee, Director of Planning, and the Director of Real Property. One of the above may represent “an organization dedicated to agricultural land preservation.”

Term: Four years, no limit.

Minutes of Meetings
February 6, 2014 April 3, 2014  November 6, 2014
February 5, 2015 April 30, 2015  August 6,2015
November 5, 2015 February 4, 2016 May 5, 2016
November 3, 2016  February 2, 2017  April 6, 2017

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