Lac Ste. Anne County’s Agricultural Service Board (ASB) functions as the voice of regional agriculture by advising on and responding to agricultural matters of local, provincial, and national interest. The Agricultural Service Board is presently accepting applications for members-at-large.
Positions on the Agricultural Service Board will be held for three (3) years, with restructuring of the Board to be made at County Council Organizational Meetings annually. The ASB membership consists of three (3) members of Council and six (6) members-at-large. We are currently seeking two (2) members-at-large to fill vacant positions on the board. All members must be residents of, and own property within, Lac Ste. Anne County throughout the duration of their appointment.
Meetings may be scheduled up to six times per year, with additional meetings as issues dictate. The membership will primarily be responsible to follow and comply with the Agricultural Service Board Act, and others as listed within it; Assist and advise Council on issues referred to the Board by Council; Review, evaluate, develop and prioritize projects at Council’s request; Submit recommended policies and policy revisions for matters within its mandate to Council for consideration; Present a summary of its activities for the preceding year to Council, and; Other tasks and duties as directed by Council from time to time.
Application deadline is October 23.
If you have a passion for agriculture and want to contribute to the development and promotion of agricultural policies that meet the needs of the community, this is your chance to make a difference!
Please visit LSAC.ca/asb to apply today.