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Posted on: January 7, 2020

2020 Farmer Rancher Listening Sessions

We want to hear from YOU!The Agricultural Resource Committee (ARC) of San Juan County invites you to share your questions, concerns and ideas related to economic viability, the local regulatory environment, need for research, desire for education opportun...

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Agriculture Resource Committee
Posted on: December 27, 2019

2019 ARC Annual Report

2019 ARC Annual Report

The Agricultural Resources Committee (ARC) is robust, engaged and committed. This shows in the quality and quantity of work it has produced over the last year.  

The Comprehensive Plan update has been the main policy theme of...

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Agriculture Resource Committee
Posted on: December 27, 2019

Land Use Goals & Policy Recomendations

Memorandum

To:         Erika Shook, AICP, Director, DCD

CC:         SJC Planning Commission 

Adam Zack, Planner II, DCD

Linda Kuller, Planning Manager, DCD

Mike Thomas, County Man...

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Agriculture Resource Committee
Posted on: December 27, 2019

Meeting Minutes 10/15/19

Meeting Agenda

November 19, 2019, 4-5:30 pm

Present- Steve Beirnheim, Learner Limbach, David Kane, Meike Meissner, Charlie Behnke, Caitlin Herlihy Leck, Steph Coffey

Faith Van De Putte Coordinator

4:00           &a...

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Agriculture Resource Committee
Posted on: December 27, 2019

Meeting Minutes 10/15/19

October 15, 2019, 4-5 pm

Via Zoom from the Lopez and Orcas Libraries and WSU SJC Ext in FH

Committee Members Present: 

Caitlin Herlihy Lek, David Kane, Steve Berhnheim, Brook Brouwer, Sam Dillingham, Steph Coffey, Meike Meissner, S...

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Agriculture Resource Committee
Posted on: December 27, 2019

Meeting Minutes 9/17/19

Minutes

September 17, 2019, 4-5:30 pm

Via Zoom from the Lopez and Orcas Libraries and WSU SJC Ext in FH

Call to order 4:07 Faith leading meeting.

No Public Comment               ...

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Agriculture Resource Committee
Posted on: December 27, 2019

Minutes from 7/16/19

Committee Members Present:

Learner Limbach, Charlie Behnke, Caitlin Herlihy Lek, Steve Bernheim, Sam Dillingham, Steph Coffey, Meike Meissner, Sara Benson, Winnie Adams, and Mike Ramsey

Faith Van De Putte- coordinator- present

 Minutes

July 16, 2019,...

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Agriculture Resource Committee
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Minutes from 5/21/19 ARC meeting

Meeting Minutes

May 21, 2019, 4-5 pm 

4:00                Call to Order – Welcome, Check-in             &nbs...

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Agriculture Resource Committee
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Minutes from 4/16/19 ARC Meeting

Bill Watson- council rep Not present

Faith Van De Putte- coordinator                                   ...

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Agriculture Resource Committee
Posted on: April 17, 2019

ARC Meeting Minutes 3/19/19

Meeting Minutes for 3/19/19

4:05                 Agenda Review                       ...

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Agriculture Resource Committee
Posted on: April 14, 2019

ARC Meeting 4/16

Meeting Agenda

April 16, 2019, 4-5 pm

Via Zoom from the Lopez and Orcas Libraries and WSU SJC Ext in FH

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Agriculture Resource Committee
Posted on: March 20, 2019

ARC 2/19 Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes

February 19, 2019, 4-5 pm

ARC Committee members Present

Learner Limbach, Charlie Behnke, Caitlin Helihy Lek, David Kane, Steve Bernheim, Brook Brouwer,  Andre Enterman, Steph Coffey, Meike Meissner, Sara Benson and Mike Ramsey

Bill Wa...

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Agriculture Resource Committee
Posted on: February 27, 2019

AG Summit Session

“The Comp Plan, County Code and You”

A presentation was given on the role of the ARC and the comp plan in county government. The vision and community engagement shape the Comp plan and the Comp plan shapes county code (UDC). The county ...

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Agriculture Resource Committee
Posted on: February 18, 2019

ARC Meeting 2/19

Meeting Agenda

February 19, 2019, 4-5 pm

Via Zoom from the Lopez and Orcas Libraries and WSU SJC Ext in FH

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Agriculture Resource Committee
Posted on: February 18, 2019

Economic Development Element of Comp Plan

On February 15th the ARC submitted to the Planning Commission revisions to the draft Economic Development Element  of the comp plan. Learner Limbach (ARC chair), David Kane (ARC policy chair) and Faith Van De Putte (co-ordinator) all attended the...

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Agriculture Resource Committee
Posted on: December 31, 2018

San Juan County Agricultural Summit

Link to full description!

This year San Juan Island will host the annual San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit on February 2-3, 2019.

Gather with more than 150 local farmers, food producers, businesses, and advocates for a weekend filled with education, insp...

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