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Agriculture Advisory Committee


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Agricultural Advisory Committee
The City of Quinte West
7 Creswell Drive,
P.O. Box 490
Trenton, ON  K8V 5R6

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Tel: 613) 392-2841
Fax: (613) 392-7151

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The Agricultural Advisory Committee serves as an advisory resource to City Council and the Planning Advisory Committee in the development and review of planning policy and its impact on agriculture in the City of Quinte West. The AAC consists of Council members and members of the public with strong and active ties to the agricultural community. 

The formation of the Agricultural Advisory Committee  recognizes the importance that the City places on developing and maintaining strong working relationships with the agricultural community -- the cornerstone of a progressive municipality. 


The responsibilities of the Agricultural Advisory Committee are briefly outlined below.

  • Advise Council, through the Planning Advisory Committee, on matters affecting agriculture in Quinte West
  • Solicit and coordinate the interests and concerns of Quinte West's agricultural industry, its farmers, farm organizations, and agricultural farm support industries and communicate those interests and concerns to Quinte West Council
  • Review studies, plans and proposals as may be referred to the Committee by Council and staff and comment on their agricultural impact
  • Recommend to Council studies necessary to help resolve and/or improve agricultural problems and conditions
  • Advise and assist the City in the implementation of Quinte West's agricultural goals, objectives and policies

Committee Members

Jim Alyea, Deputy Mayor, Chair Henny Bergveld, Public Member 
Allan DeWitt, Councillor Klaasje Bergveld, Public Member
Dave McCue, Councillor Gayle Grills, Public Member

Committee Meetings

Agricultural Advisory Committee meetings are held at the Call of the Chair.

Review agendas and minutes of previous committee meetings.

Keeping the Agricultural Community Connected

Harvest Hastings

Freedom Reins (Equine Assisted Learning) Therapeutic Farm

We Welcome Your Input

The Agricultural Advisory Committee  welcomes your input. If there is an issue concerning agriculture that you would like to discuss with the Committee, please Contact Us


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