Agricultural Advisory Committee

Purpose

The Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) provides review and recommendations to the Whatcom County Council on issues that affect agriculture. The AAC also provides a forum for farmers and others interested in enhancing and promoting the long-term viability of Whatcom County agriculture.

Authority



WCC Chapter 2.34

Meetings


Meetings are held monthly October through May, typically on the second Wednesday from 4pm to 6pm at Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Drive, Bellingham.
   
  
Date Agenda  Meeting Summary Packet
May 22, 2019      
April 17, 2019 Agenda    
March 13, 2019 Agenda    
February 13, 2019*CANCELLED Agenda n/a  
January 16, 2019 Agenda Minutes  
December 12, 2018 Agenda Minutes  
November 14, 2018 Agenda Minutes  
October 10, 2018 Agenda Minutes  
May 9, 2018 Agenda Minutes  
April 25, 2018 Agenda Minutes  
March 14, 2018 Agenda No quorum  
February 12, 2018 Agenda Minutes  
January 10, 2018 Agenda Minutes  
November 8, 2017 Agenda Minutes  
October 11, 2017 Agenda Minutes  
May 10, 2017 Agenda Minutes  
April 12, 2017 Agenda No quorum Packet
March 8, 2017 Agenda No quorum  
February 8, 2017 Agenda No quorum  
January 11, 2017 Agenda Minutes  
December 14, 2016 Agenda No quorum  
November 9, 2016 Agenda Minutes  
October 12, 2016 Agenda No quorum  

Members

Current Voting Members:
  • Dave Buys
  • Larry Davis
  • Jagjiwan Brar
  • Robin Fay
  • Barbara Hento
  • Melodie Kirk
  • Anna Martin
  • Matthew McDermott
  • Jeff Rainey
  • Kristi Roberts
  • Lydia Strand
  • Dakota Stranik

Specifications

The members of the Agricultural Advisory Committee are representatives of: Agricultural Processor (large and small scale producers of various agricultural commodities)
◦ Agricultural Products Consumer, citizen representative
◦ Agricultural Programs, citizen representative
◦ Whatcom County Conservation District Board
◦ Whatcom Family Farmers
​Ex-Officio:
◦ FFA Youth
◦ Natural Resource Conservation Service
◦ Representative of Washington State University Cooperative Extension
◦ Whatcom County Department of Planning and Development Services