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City Council Ordinance NO. 683
Resolution NO. 2354
Ordinance NO. 722
Acknowledgements 
Summary of Recommendations 
Introduction
Study Process and Methods
Background Information
      The Brentwood Area Agricultural Land Base 
      Figure A:  Brentwood Agricultural Land Base
      Existing Agricultural Land Protection Policies 
      Economic Analysis of Agricultural Land Values
      Issues Determined by the Committee 
Farmland Mitigation Program 
      Basic Program Description 
      What Types of Projects Are Required to Mitigate
      What Agricultural Lands Should be Conserved 
      How Should the Mitigation Fee be Set 
      What Land Acquisition Mechanisms are Appropriate 
      How Should the Program Be Administered 
      Adopt and Apply the Mitigation Requirement
      Identify, Negotiate and Acquire Easements and Land
      Funding, Outreach and Education
      Hold, Manage and Monitor Easements
      Administrative Funding
      Institutional/ Organizational Options 
      Table 1A
      Table 1B
Transferable Agricultural Credits Program
       Figure B
Agricultural Enterprise Programs
   Operations/ Financial Support 
    Estate Planning
   Economic Development Strategies 
   Agricultural Forum 
   Public Policy Support 
    Agricultural Buffers 
    Circulation
    Consultation
    County Polices:  Land Use Designations
    Farm Worker Housing 
    Marketing Support 
    Direct marketing and Agricultural Tourism
     Community Supported Agriculture
    Agricultural Research & Product Development
    Additional Agricultural Support Funds 
          State Grants
          Federal Grants
          Private Foundations
          Local Technical Support/Capacity Building
Conclusions and Next Steps 
Appendices 
References 
An Analysis of "Agricultural Land Values and Mitigation Fee Scenarios"
Introduction
Summary of Findings
     Figure 1 "Farmland Sales in the Brentwood Area 1994 -1999 by Code"
     Figure 2 "Farmland Sales in the Brentwood Area 1995 - 1999 Context Map"
     Figure 3 " Farmland Sales in the Brentwood Area 1994 -1999 Land Values"
     Table 1 "Agricultural Land Sales 1994 - 1999 Mitigation Program"
     Table 2 "Farmland Sales in the Brentwood Area by Price Per Acre:  1994 - 1999 (1)"
     Table 3 "Assessed Values of Agricultural Land Sold 1994 - 1999
City Agricultural Conservation Area
     Table 4 "City Agricultural Conservation Area Properties 1999"
     Table 5 page 1 Parcels in the City Agricultural Conservation Area by Property Owner
     Table 5 page 2 Parcels in the City Agricultural Conservation Area by Property Owner
     Table 5 page 3 Parcels in the City Agricultural Conservation Area by Property Owner
     Table 5 page 4 Parcels in the City Agricultural Conservation Area by Property Owner
Agricultural Land and Easement Value
Potential Mitigation Fee Revenues
     Table 6 "Residential Development Projections at Buildout"
     Table 7 "Potential Fee Revenues at Buildout by Residential Developments"
     Table 8 "Potential Fee Revenues at Buildout by Commercial Developments"
     Table 9 "Summary of Potential Fee Revenues at Buildout for Residential and Commercial Development"
List of Contacts and References