Food Policy Council July 16 Agenda

Kevin PowellAdvisory Boards, City

The Douglas County Food Policy Council will next meet: 

Monday, July 16, 2018
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Flory Meeting Hall
2120 Harper Street, Lawrence, KS 66046

The Agenda will be:

  1. Action Item: Administrative Items
    1. Determine quorum of members, agenda approval
    2. Approval of June meeting minutes
    3. Budget overview
  2. Discussion Item: 2017 Retreat: Review one year later
  3. Action Items: 2018 Food System Plan, Full Council Policy Priorities
    • Goal 4, Objective 2 (Expand City- and County-led initiatives to make food more affordable)
      • Reduce and eliminate the sales tax on groceries (4.2.1)
    • Goal 1, Objective 3 (Increase local food purchasing)
      • Invest in signage, shared infrastructure, and coordinated marketing to support Douglas County farmers market (1.3.1)
  4. Action Item: Food System Plan Implementation Next Steps
    • Meeting / agenda structure
    • Council communications
    • Council bylaw review
  5. Discussion Item: Working Groups
  6. FPC Member Updates
  7. Adjourn

For questions, contact Helen Schnoes, Sustainability & Food Systems Planner: hschnoes@douglascountyks.org or 785-832-5157.

**Next Meeting: August 20, 2018 – Sunrise Project – 1501 Learnard Ave Lawrence, KS 66044