At its next meeting in Oct. 8, the Farmington Town Council will discuss an update on the Fisher Farm lease negotiations.
A town over, the Avon Town Council set a public hearing Thursday for its portion of the lease, as required by town charter, for its next meeting in November.
In Farmington, the new tenants Roger and Isabelle Phillips have not signed the lease yet with the town for the portion of the land that holds the farm buildings.
While previous tenant, Ron Simmons's Farmington lease expired in June and was not renewed, his lease with the town of Avon for the land containing his cornfields runs until Dec. 31.
The town of Avon has prepared a lease to reflect necessary changes to show the farmers, but formal negotiations haven't started at this time . If all goes as planned, they will sign between now and Dec. 31, Assistant Town Manager Steve Bartha said.