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Feature Property rights of farmers clash with ???city slicker Richmond that is??™ council

For realtor and blueberry cultivator Gurdial Badh, property rights and respect for farmers are in the forefront of his concerns within the latest high-stakes debate at Richmond City Hall over domestic land use ??” this time because it pertains to farmland that is protected.

This month, city planners are concluding a brief round of public assessment become followed closely by the next council decision on whether or otherwise not to rein into the size of homes that can be built on some 1,369 parcels of land in the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR), which accounts for 39 percent associated with the land that is municipality??™s. More…