Commissioners opt not to lease county home farm land Carrollton Free Press Standard News

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Carroll County Commissioners have had a change of heart. Commissioners previously agreed to seek proposals to lease the county home property for agricultural use and received four bids for the five-year lease.
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Bonnie

Aurora, OH

#1 Dec 30, 2011
Have you Googled McJunkin Red Man? Sounds like jobs coming to Carroll County!! Company that manufactures pipeline components.
not happy

United States

#2 Jan 1, 2012
What happens in 15-20 years when the oil companies are here and gone? The county home farm will be a vast wasteland of asphalt and meaningless buildings. The commissioners need to wake up and realize in 20 years people will still have to eat and without any farm ground left, what are they gonna get to grow on the asphalt and concrete? Sacrifice farm ground for a few temporary jobs, we need to vote all 3 of the people out ASAP! They are clueless! This is NOT OVER!
not happy

United States

#3 Jan 1, 2012
And furthermore, the one calls himself a farmer! PLEASE!!!
Voter

Damascus, MD

#4 Jan 1, 2012
I Totally agree with Not Happy! there are only so many tillable acres in this county and giving them away is not the solution to feed the people in this country!

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