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Agricultural Security Area. Special areas created at the municipal level and comprising at least 250 acres of viable agricultural land. The properties within an ASA do not have to be contiguous. ALCAB approval is required for Commonwealth agencies to condemn productive agricultural land within an ASA. Projects involving improvements to highways relating to (on or near) existing facilities are exempt from this requirement.
An ASA is a private agency under contract with Maine's Bureau of Elder and Adult Services (BEAS) to assess the needs of persons seeking long term care services (e.g., Goold Health Systems).