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City Council Ordinance NO. 683
Resolution NO. 2354
Ordinance NO. 722
Summary of Recommendations
Study Process and Methods
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
Institutional/ Organizational Options
Transferable Agricultural Credits Program
Agricultural Enterprise Programs
Operations/ Financial Support
Economic Development Strategies
Public Policy Support
County Polices: Land Use Designations
Farm Worker Housing
Direct marketing and Agricultural Tourism
Community Supported Agriculture
Agricultural Research & Product Development
Additional Agricultural Support Funds
Local Technical Support/Capacity Building
Conclusions and Next Steps
An Analysis of "Agricultural Land Values and Mitigation Fee Scenarios"
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
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
Calendar of Events
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