Land Preservation Task Force


August 7, 2019 at 4pm; Large Executive Conference Room at Government Center Building, 87 Reads Way, New Castle. 

August 7, 2019 Meeting Agenda

August 7, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Farmland Preservation Subcommittee meets Wednesday, September 4th, 4:00pm, in the New Castle Room in NCC Department of Land Use

Open Space Preservation Subcommittee meets Thursday, September 5th, 4:30 at the Community Services Building, 10th Street in Wilmington

Funding Subcommittee meets Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 4:00pm at the Mt. Cuba Center, 3120 Barley Mill Road, Hockessin

Full Land Preservation Task Force meets Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 4:30pm in the Gilliam Building Multipurpose Room, 67 Reads Way, New Castle

October 2, 2019 Meeting Agenda

About the Land Preservation Task Force

This Task Force will examine key questions and shape a plan for enhancing the County’s land preservation strategy. The Task Force will also look at ways to improve collaboration with other entities to increase resources for the purchase and maintenance of land.  

Task Force Members

Betsy Caufield

Jack Coleman

Jeff Downing *(Chair)

Sherri Evans-Stanton

John Filaski

Doreen Fletcher

Lee Jarmon

Janet Kilpatrick

Jennifer Kmiec

James Metzger

Ginger North

Michele Giofre Pyle

Stewart Ramsey

Timothy Sheldon

Austin Short

Kendall Sommers

Elena Stewart

Maureen Zieber


You can access materials for the Task Force at this dropbox folder

Task Force Chair:

Jeff Downing

Task Force Staff Members:

Kendall Sommers, Parks Manager

Betsy Caufield, Planner II