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Food Policy Council (FPC) Meeting on Mon, May 21, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Meeting Agenda: 



  1. Action Item: Administrative Items
    1. Determine quorum of members, agenda approval
    2. Approval of April meeting minutes
    3. 2018 Membership changes – Open agricultural producer spot
    4. Kansas Alliance of Wellness Grant Update
    5. Budget overview ($2103.35) 
      1. Ashely Jones-Wisner – Registration for Urban Food Systems Symposium: $340
  2. Discussion Item: Public Input
  3. Discussion Item: Connie Fitzpatrick Report on DC Trip for Advocacy Leadership Institute, National Association of Latino Arts & Culture


  1. Discussion Item: Harvesting Opportunity in Kansas (May 31): Symposium Update
    1. Review agenda
    2. FPC Member Volunteer Sign-up


  1. Discussion Item: 2018 Food System Plan, Full Council Policy Priorities
    1. Review past work and discuss future steps


Goal 4, Objective 2 (Expand City- and County-led initiatives to make food more affordable)

4.2.1: Reduce and eliminate the sales tax on groceries


Goal 1, Objective 3 (Increase local food purchasing)

1.3.1: Invest in signage, shared infrastructure, and coordinated marketing to support Douglas County farmers markets



  1. Discussion Item: Subcommittees 


  1. FPC Member Updates


  1. Adjourn


**Next Meeting: June 18, 2018 – Location TBD

Meeting Location: 
Douglas County Public Works
Street Address: 
3755 E 25th St, Lawrence, KS 66046, USA