Donald Alcombright (Board of Selectmen) Term Expires: 2024
Jean Landis Naumann Term Expires: 2024
Duties & Responsibilities
General By-Laws, Chapter 4, Article 14
Voted April 1, 2006 ATM Article 14: Five members who are engaged in farming, appointed by the Board of Selectmen for terms of three years. In addition, the BOS may appoint up to three non-voting associate members for a term of one year, one of whom shall be a selectman.
Right to Farm
Town of Kingston General By-Laws, Chapter 23 (2008 ATM, Art. 31) The purpose and intent of this is to state with emphasis the Right to Farm accorded to all citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts under Article 97 of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We, the citizens of Kingston, restate and republish these rights pursuant to the Town’s authority conferred by Article 89 of the Articles of Amendment of the Massachusetts Constitution, (“Home Rule Amendment”).
Pursuit of Agriculture This General By-Law encourages the pursuit of agriculture, promotes agriculture-based economic opportunities, and protects farmland within the Town of Kingston by allowing agricultural uses and related activities to function with minimal conflict with abutters and Town agencies. This By-Law shall apply to all jurisdictional areas within the Town.