Little Compton Agricultural Conservancy Trust

The LCACT is a seven member board appointed by the Town Council that fulfills several functions assigned to it by State Law and the Town Charter. These duties include:

· Acquiring development rights to agricultural property within the Town,

· Acquiring agricultural property or interest therein,

· And to preserve open spaces, fresh and saltwater marshes, estuaries and adjoining uplands, groundwater recharging areas, land providing access to the ocean, land for bicycle paths and land for future public recreational facilities and use.

The Trust is administered by seven (7) trustees. 5 are appointed by the Town Council with at least one being an active farmer, to serve for five (5) year staggered terms, with their terms arranged so that one shall expire, and one appointment be made each year. Vacancies among the trustees shall be filled by the Council for the unexpired term. The sixth and seventh Trustees shall be the current chairpersons of the Town Conservation Commission and Planning Board or their member designees.

Regular Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month in the Town Council Chambers on the second floor of the Town Hall.

Please contact the Town Clerk’s Office to correspond with the LCACT.


Contact Little Compton Agricultural Conservancy Trust

George Mason
PO Box 226
Little Compton, Rhode Island  02837
Phone: 401.635.4870


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  • Rhode Island

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