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Agricultural Commission

Purpose

Promote and protect agricultural interests in Placer County for present and future generations. Make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors regarding land conservation act properties; make recommendations on other issues affecting agriculture and timber in the County.

Conflict of Interest - Yes

Composition

Composed of nine (9) members representative of the following industries: One Timber, One Livestock, One Fruit and Nut Farming, One Field Crop - Rice Farming, One Agricultural Processing, One Small Farm Industry, One Foothill Farm Industry, One Citrus Industry and One representative of the Nursery Industry. Term is 4 years. Appointed by Board of Supervisors. The County Farm Advisor shall serve as an ex-officio member. 

Meetings

Meetings will be held at least quarterly and more frequently as determined by the Commission up to a maximum of 12 meetings per year. Meetings are held in the Planning Commission Chambers, 3091 County Center Drive, Auburn, CA 95603.

Compensation

Members of the Commission shall receive $40.00 per meeting attended, actual and necessary expenses incidental to the proper execution of their duties, and such necessary traveling and other official expenditures necessitated by their official duties as shall be approved by the Board of Supervisors.

Contacts

Agriculture Department
11477 E Ave
Auburn, CA 95603-2799
530-889-7372

Current Members

Seat Name Represents Term Appointed By Expires
1 Tony Aguilar Citrus Industry 4-years Board of Supervisors 5/20/2015
2 Daniel K. Macon Livestock Industry 4-years Board of Supervisors 6/30/2016
3 Larry Jordan Timber Industry 4-years Board of Supervisors 12/31/2015
4 John C. Nitta Nursery Industry 4-years Board of Supervisors 6/30/2017
5 Stewart Perry Ag Processing Industry 4-years Board of Supervisors 3/21/2016
6 Jim Brenner Fruit & Nut Farm Industry 4-years Board of Supervisors 6/30/2016
7 Wayne Vineyard Rice Crop Industry 4-years Board of Supervisors 12/31/2015
8 William C. Morebeck Small Farm Industry 4-years Board of Supervisors 12/31/2017
9 Patricia L. Beard Foothill Farm Industry 4-years Board of Supervisors 12/31/2017
10 Roger Ingram Ex-Officio N/A Farm Advisor N/A
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