"Honoring our past, sustaining our future, where Skagit
farms are the pride of the community."
Kimberly Adams, Planning & Development Services Administrative Coordinator
1800 Continental Place
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Next meeting will be December 11th, 6:00 pm, at 1800 Continental Place.
The AAB shall make recommendations to the County Commissioners and the
County Administrator on agricultural plans, policies, and programs concerning:
a) existing and proposed legislation and regulations affecting agriculture;
b) land uses as they impact agriculture; c) ways to maintain, enhance,
and promote agriculture and agricultural products in the region; and d)
any other agricultural issues as requested by the County Commissioners
and/or consistent with the County's Comprehensive Plan.
Meetings are the second Wednesday of the month and are located at 1800 Continental Place from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. during summer months (June-September) and 6:00- 8:00 p.m. during winter months (October- May) unless posted otherwise. The public is always welcome.
SKAGIT COUNTY AGRICULTURAL ADVISORY BOARD
The Agriculture Advisory
Board (AAB) is comprised of a 12 member County Commissioner appointed
board as set forth in Resolution R20020134.
The members serve a three year term that can be reappointed and the terms
are staggered to ensure a consistency on the committee. Each Commissioner
has four appointments
Current subcommittees are working on the following issues:
1. Flooding as it
affects ag lands
2. Drainage and Irrigation
3. Critical Areas Ordinance and Agriculture related buffers
4. Ag land conversions
5. Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Code updates
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