Land Legacy Committee

The purpose of the Land Legacy Program Committee meetings is to evaluate the role and activities of the Land Legacy Program and to make any land acquisition or other recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Land Legacy Committee Members

  • Directors: Directors Laura Masterson, Mike Guebert, Rick Till and Allison Hensey
  • Associate Directors: Carrie Sanneman and Mike Gerel
  • Staff: Jay Udelhoven, Executive Director; Andrew Brown, Conservation Program Supervisor; and Matt Shipkey, Land Legacy Program Manager.

Land Legacy Committee Meetings

Monday, July 30th, 2018 at 4:00PM. Agenda items will be posted within two weeks of the meeting.

Monday, May 21st, 2018 at 4:00PM. Agenda items include: Adoption of previously circulated Transaction Guidelines, an update on outreach efforts, an assessment of whether to support the development of a specific external farmland protection funding mechanism, an update on farm succession planning efforts and a possible discussion regarding working farmland easement terms and; an Executive session under ORS 192.660(2)(e) will be held for discussion of real estate.

Monday, March 26th, 2018 at 4:00PM. Agenda items include: A review of Land Legacy Program transaction guidelines, an update on program outreach, an update on planning efforts for the most recent farm acquisition, a possible discussion regarding associate membership with the Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts, a summary of a recent Willamette Valley Agricultural Lands Initiative meeting, a presentation on Land Conservation Fund expenditure/revenue projections; and an Executive session under ORS 192.660(2)(e) will be held for discussion of real estate negotiations.

Monday, January 22nd, 2018 at 4:00PM. Agenda items include: A review of Land Legacy Program foundational documents status, an update on outreach efforts, a discussion of working farmland easement terms for the sale of District owned property, a possible discussion regarding Strategic Planning direction for the Land Legacy Program and; an Executive session under ORS 192.660(2)(e) will be held for discussion of real estate negotiations.

Monday, November 27th, 2017 at 4:00PM. Agenda items include: A draft outreach plan for informing the agricultural community of EMSWCD’s Agricultural Working Lands protection program and; an Executive session under ORS 192.660(2)(e) will be held for discussion of real estate negotiations, as well as potential conservation easement restrictions/obligations and the potential value implications of same.

Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 4:00PM. Agenda items include: A strategic planning discussion regarding certain elements of the farmland, access to nature and natural lands components of the Land Legacy program and; an Executive session under ORS 192.660(2)(e) will be held for discussion of real estate negotiations.

Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 4:00PM. Agenda items include: Analysis and recommendations for elements of the farmland component of the Land Legacy Program and an Executive session under ORS 192.660(2)(e) will be held for discussion of real estate negotiations.

Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 4:00PM. Agenda items include: An Executive session under ORS 192.660(2)(e) will be held for discussion of real estate negotiations, time permitting there may also be a brief discussion on Land Legacy Program policy.

Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 4:00PM. Agenda items include: An Executive session under ORS 192.660(2)(e) will be held for discussion of real estate negotiations, time permitting there may also be a brief discussion on Land Legacy Program policy.

Monday, February 6th, 2017 at 4:00PM. Agenda items include: Election of Committee officer holders and an Executive session under ORS 192.660(2)(e) will be held for discussion of real estate negotiations.