‘Reverse auction’ idea could help save farmland

WHATCOM — The county is working with a consultant on the idea of “reverse auction” of non-conforming lots in core agricultural areas in order to preserve such land for agriculture. The goal is to voluntarily remove development rights off farmland, but to do so in a way that avoids the full appraisal of parcels required…

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