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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. 7

Meeting Date: September 12, 2006

Subject/Title: Set the date of September 26, 2006, at 6:00 pm, as a workshop with the City Council regarding the City’s Agriculture Enterprise Program with a presentation from Economic and Planning Systems, Inc. (EPS)

Prepared by: Linda Maurer, Economic Development Manager

Submitted by: Howard Sword, Director of Economic Development

RECOMMENDATION
Set the date of September 26, 2006, at 6:00 pm, as a workshop with the City Council regarding the City’s Agriculture Enterprise Program with a presentation from Economic and Planning Systems, Inc. (EPS)

PREVIOUS ACTION
In August 2001, the City of Brentwood adopted Ordinance 683, establishing the City’s Agriculture Enterprise Program. On January 24, 2006, the City Council approved and authorized a professional services agreement with Economic and Planning Systems, Inc. (EPS) to update the City’s Agricultural Enterprise Program.

BACKGROUND
For the past several months, city staff has been meeting and discussing the City’s Agricultural Enterprise Program with EPS, as well as with the Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust (BALT) to understand the program’s impact to date, as well as possible ways to strengthen the program. This workshop with EPS will cover a number of areas for discussion, including the history and track record of the program, as well as set forth a number of scenarios for the Council to consider as it relates to the conservation of agricultural lands around Brentwood.

FISCAL IMPACT
None.
 

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