Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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Agricultural Advisory Board

The mission of the Oconee County Agricultural Advisory Board is to aid and advise the county on all matters related to agriculture in order to ensure that the diverse agricultural interests in the county are supported and developed, that communication and cooperation among the varied agricultural concerns in the county are fostered, and that agriculture's vital role in the economy and character of the county is both maintained and developed.                                                                   (Ord. No. 2016-17, § 1, 6-21-2016)


                 AGENDAS                       BACKUP MATERIAL                    MINUTES          
     
 12-11-2017 12-11-2017 12-11-2017
 11-13-2017 11-13-2017 11-13-2017
 10-09-2017 10-09-2017 10-09-2017
 09-11-2017 - Cancelled N/A N/A
 08-14-2017 - Cancelled N/A N/A
 07-10-2017 07-10-2017 07-10-2017
 06-12-2017 - Cancelled 06-12-2017 - N/A 06-12-2017 - N/A
 05-22-2017 05-22-2017   05-22-2017
 05-08-2017 05-08-2017 05-08-2017
04-10-2017   04-10-2017 04-10-2017
 03-13-2017               N/A              03-13-2017
02-13-2017  N/A 02-13-2017
01-09-2017  N/A 01-09-2017 
     

The responsibilities and duties of the board are as follows:

(1) To serve in an advisory role to Council on any matter concerning agriculture in order to ensure that the diverse agricultural interests in the county are both supported and developed, that communication and cooperation among the varied agricultural concerns in Oconee County are fostered, and that agriculture's vital role in the economy and character of the county are both maintained and developed;

(2) To formulate plans and recommend their implementation to County Council, including, but not limited to, ways to bolster agri-business, agri-tourism, and agriculture in general;

(3) To make policy recommendations, through the Planning Commission, and to County Council regarding agricultural land use;

(4) To coordinate policy development with other jurisdictions and agencies to better promote the agricultural industry as a whole; and

(5) To serve as an educational and public awareness forum for agriculture related topics.

The Agricultural Advisory Board reports directly to County Council, and/or committees as appropriate and necessary in order to carry out the foregoing functions.

 



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