Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board


Date Appointed
Term Expiration
Edward ClowerJuly 24, 2019
June 30, 2024
Randy HuttonJuly 1, 2018June 30, 2023
WIlliam KimblesSeptember 9, 2020June 30, 2025
Scott MacGlashanJuly 1, 2021June 30, 2026
Dale Story
July 1, 2017
June 30, 2027


The Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board was formed in 1990 and is based on Maryland State Law concerning such boards. The purpose of the board is to:

  • Advise County government with respect to establishment of agricultural districts and the approval of purchases of easements by the foundation within the County.
  • Assist in reviewing the status of agricultural districts and land under easement.
  • Advise the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Fund concerning County priorities for agricultural preservation.
  • Promote preservation of agriculture within the County by offering information and assistance to farmers concerning the establishment of districts and purchase of easements and to perform any other duties assigned by the County.