CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. 13
Meeting Date: January 23, 2007
Subject/Title: Update and discussion of the City’s Agricultural Enterprise
Prepared by: Linda Maurer, Economic Development Manager
Submitted by: Howard Sword, Community Development Director
Update and discussion of the City’s Agricultural Enterprise Program.
On January 24, 2006, the City Council adopted Resolution 2006-10,
authorizing work to begin with Economic & Planning Systems, Inc. (EPS), a
consultancy firm that specializes in, among other things, agricultural
enterprise programs, to review and update the City’s Agricultural Enterprise
Program and its corresponding ordinance. EPS has been working in conjunction
with City staff, and to some extent, with the Brentwood Agricultural Land
Trust (BALT), in the review of the existing program.
Tonight, EPS will be presenting a five year review of the program, including
a history on the program’s establishment, program funding and expenditures,
accomplishments, as well as future projections, program challenges and
providing policy options to the City Council for consideration and
There is no fiscal impact resulting from this item.