The commission will consist of
3 members from the active farming community of Westford, and 2 who are
interested in agriculture but are not necessarily commercial farmers.
Of the members: 3 shall serve for a term of 3 years; 2 members for a
term of 2 years, and 3 years thereafter. Up to 3 alternates may also be
appointed by the board of selectmen; each for 1-year terms.
The Agricultural Commission shall serve as facilitators for encouraging the pursuit of agriculture in the town, shall promote agricultural-based economic opportunities, shall assist in resolving conflicts involving agriculture, and shall participate in educating the community on the benefits of local agriculture.