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Food Policy Council (FPC) Meeting on Mon, September 17, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Meeting Agenda: 

6:00pm pre-meeting discussion – Learn about the work of Just Food, the Douglas County Food Bank!

  1. Action Item: Administrative Items
    1. Determine quorum of members, agenda approval
    2. Approval of August meeting minutes
    3. Budget overview 
  2. Public Comment
  3. Action Item: Food Policy Council Communications
  4. Discussion Item: FPC Bylaw and Structure Update
  5. 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
  • Review Kansas Alliance for Wellness Food Council Implementation grant to finalize for submission  
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
  • Report out on next steps:
    • Letter for Comprehensive Plan
    • Sustainability Office report
  1. Discussion Item: Common Ground Community Garden Program 
  2. Discussion Item: Working Groups  
  3. FPC Member Updates
  4. Adjourn
Meeting Location: 
Just Food
Street Address: 
1000 E 11th St, Lawrence, KS 66046, USA