March 29, 2009

Coupland Civic Organization to host local speaker


Taylor Daily Press

Dan Byfield, president of the American Land Foundation, a national property rights organization, will speak to the Coupland Civic Organization Monday in the Fellowship Hall of St. Peter’s Church of Coupland. The Coupland Civic Organization will host a spaghetti supper at 6:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 7 p.m.

Byfield will discuss the “391 Commissions” that he has formed in Texas to fight projects like the Trans-Texas Corridor. In addition to discussing helping local communities fight for their property rights, Byfield will also speak on related legislative issues, such as eminent domain.

Byfield has worked on property rights, water and natural resource issues as a legislative staff member. He has lobbied on behalf of agriculture for the Texas Farm Bureau. He did legislative work on property rights matters in New Mexico, Texas, and Washington for the Farm Credit Bank of Texas. In 1993, he formed the American Land Foundation. The American Land Foundation assists landowners and other property rights organizations nationwide.

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1 comment:

suzeekew said...

To read my report of this CCO meeting, go to and see the April 4 entry, "Dan Byfield on 391 Commissions, TTC." Mayor Mae Smith and Ralph Snyder also spoke.