Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC)
The purpose of the Sunshine Coast Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) is to advise the SCRD Board on agricultural issues on the Sunshine Coast. The AAC will raise awareness of agriculture, enhance an understanding of agriculture's role in the local and /or regional economy; address demand for Non-Farm Use or Exclusion of the agricultural land base; examine legislation and amendments to legislation to identify improvements to support agriculture; advise on opportunities for irrigation works, specifically the safe use of non-potable water; examine the impacts of park and recreation proposals on agriculture; and examine the impact of transportation and utility corridors on agriculture.
The Terms of Reference for the Agricultural Advisory Committee are available here.
The Agriculutural Advisory Committee meets the 4th Tuesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at the SCRD Office at 1975 Field Road, Sechelt BC. Meetings will be canceled if there are no referrals for an agenda or if quorum is not met. Meetings are open to the public except were the Committee resolves to close a portion of the meeting pursuant to Section 90 of the Community Charter.
Minutes of the Agricultural Advisory Committee are considered draft until adopted by the SCRD Board.
2017 & 2018 AAC Meeting Agendas and Minutes