Agriculture & Rural Affairs Advisory Committee

More information on the 2022-2026 Committee Term will be shared in January 2023.

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Purpose

To assist the Municipality of North Grenville in its efforts to identify, review, discuss and make recommendations to Council on agricultural and agricultural-related issues.

The Committee shall:

  1. Assist the Municipality in the implementation of its agricultural goals, objectives and policies;
  2. Provide advice, comments and recommendations on issues and concerns of farmers and agricultural organizations;
  3. Identify key issues of concern for farmers which can be addressed by Municipal government;
  4. Provide advice, comments and recommendations on alternative solutions, approaches, plans or studies dealing with agriculture and related rural issues which are within the responsibilities and financial capabilities of the Municipality;
  5. Monitor and report on changes within the agricultural industry including agricultural land inventory;
  6. Identify and implement programs which encourage public awareness, land stewardship and education of agricultural and rural issues;
  7. Inform individuals, groups and businesses of the Municipality’s agricultural goals, objectives and policies;
  8. Provide advice, comments and recommendations as requested by Municipal Council on miscellaneous matters as they arise;
  9. Consult with other community groups and committees on issues of mutual interest; and
  10. The Committee shall have regard to the shared priorities of the Community Strategic Plan.
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