Members sought for agricultural committee

May 13, 2024

BERWICK, Ontario - The Township of North Stormont is seeking applicants for vacant positions on the agircultural committee.

The agricultural committee is comprised of members of council, and members of the public, that are appointed by council. The agricultural committee’s mandate is to assist the township in the identification of agricultural interests, goals, and potential objectives, of the agricultural community within the municipality. The committee will provide general commentary and/or recommendations to council on issues that impact agricultural producers, and associated industries, that support the farming community. 

The volunteer agricultural committee is comprised of eight members. Public members will account for three of the volunteer committee positions. Consideration for committee participation will focus on public representation from various farming interests, including the agritourism sector.

Committee regular meetings will be scheduled on a bi-annual basis.