Commission concerned about Moskee purchase details
January 16, 2020
The county commissioners are penning a letter of comment on the state’s plans to purchase a chunk of land in the Moskee. Discussion was held at a public hearing on Wednesday, from which Commissioner Jeanne Whalen took a list of concerns and queries that will be included in the official county response.
The acquisition would see over 4300 acres of private lands return to public ownership and has been in progress now for three years. The State Board of Land Commissioners approved an application for a Forest Legacy Grant in 2016 after the acquisition was proposed by the Forestry Division on...