Agricultural Advisory Committee

About the Committee


The Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) is involved in and supports projects aimed at promoting public awareness and protecting agricultural activities. The Committee is actively involved in the implementation of the Agricultural Plan (PDF) to support agriculture in the future.

The Agricultural Advisory Committee, established in June 2007, has been set up to advise Council on agricultural issues and to engage in activities to support the agricultural sector. The Committee works in collaboration with related agencies and organizations involved in the promotion of agriculture, the protection of farmland and the recognition of the need for food security. 

The Committee works in collaboration with related agencies and organizations involved in the promotion of agriculture, the protection of farmland and the recognition of the need for food security.

Committees of Council Policy 3.11 (PDF)

Meetings


The AAC typically meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm in the Blaney Room, City Hall. 

Upcoming Meetings:


  • January 30, 2019
All regular meetings are open to the public. If you are interested in appearing at a meeting as a delegation please email the Committee Clerk. Please include in your email your presentation topic and the date you would like to appear.

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available upon approval.
Most Recent Agenda | View All Agendas and Minutes

Members


Beginning in 2020 the Agricultural Advisory Committee will consist of the following members:

Voting Members:


  • Council Liaison (or alternate)
  • Haney Farmers Market representative (or alternate)
  • Agricultural Fair Board representative (or alternate)
  • Five* Members at Large, appointed by Council
    *the number of Members at Large will reduce to four in 2021

Standing Invitation Members (non-voting):


  •  Ministry of Agriculture representative
  •  Agricultural Land Commission representative

Plans & Policies


The committee is developing action items and establishing priorities related to its long term goals. The business plan is structured as a three-year plan, in order to provide the committee, council and funding sources with a consistent set of responsibilities, anticipated projects and funding needs. The committee is involved in and supports community initiatives aimed at promoting public awareness and protecting agricultural activities. The committee is actively involved in the implementation of an Agricultural Plan to support agriculture in the future.

Contacts


Amanda Grochowich


Staff Liaison
Email 
Tel: 604-463-5221, ext 5566

Erin Mark


Committee Clerk
Email 
Tel: 604-463-5221, ext 5279

Positions Available

Membership on the Agricultural Advisory Committee is currently full.

Please contact the 
Committee Clerk or Staff Liaison for more information on volunteer opportunities with a subcommittee.