Agriculture & Rural Affairs Subcommittee

Agendas and Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
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Members
  • Ed Kinney, Chair - Term expires May 15, 2014
  • Roger Cohee, Vice Chair - Term expires May 15, 2014
  • Becky Baumbach - Term expires May 20, 2014
  • Bill Horns - Term expires May 19, 2014
  • Marc Jones - Term expires May 21, 2014
  • Tom O'Brien - Term expires May 19, 2014
  • George Vroman - Term expires May 21, 2014
Overview
The Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee acts as an advisory committee to the Plan Commission. The committee is tasked with the following:
  • Developing and recommending policies that promote and enhance sustainable and economically viable agriculture activities in the city
  • Identifying and recommending areas to be preserved for agriculture in the city
  • Taking action on any items referred to the committee by the Plan Commission or the Common Council, including recommendations to the Plan Commission on requests to rezone any lands zoned Exclusive Agriculture (A-X) or Transitional Agriculture (A-T) outside of the urban service area
Past Projects
For Additional Information
  • Contact Wade Thompson via email or by calling 608-270-4258 for further information.
Resources
  • Local Dirt
  • State Farmland Preservation Tax Credit