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Food Policy Council (FPC) Meeting on Mon, August 20, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Meeting Agenda: 
  1. Action Item: Administrative Items
    1. Determine quorum of members, agenda approval
    2. Approval of July meeting minutes
    3. Budget overview
  2. Public Comment
  3. Report: Urban Food Systems Symposium, Minneapolis, MN (Ashley Jones-Wisner, Marlin Bates)
  4. Action Items: Food System Plan, 2018 Full Council Policy Priorities

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

  • Presentation of next steps

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

  • Final Farmers Market Scan report
  1. Action Item: Consider for approval, Scope of Work and Timeline for FPC Bylaw Update Process
  2. Action Item: Consider appointment of FPC member to Single-Use Plastic Subcommittee of City of Lawrence Sustainability Advisory Board (Michael Steinle)
  3. Discussion Item: Working Groups
  4. FPC Member Updates
  5. Adjourn

For questions, contact Lawrence-Douglas County Sustainability Director, Jasmin Moore, at jasminmoore@dougalscountyks.org

**Next Meeting: September 17, 2018 – Just Food – 1000 E. 11th St. Lawrence, KS 66046

Meeting Location: 
Sunrise Project
Street Address: 
1501 Learnard Ave, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA