Agricultural Advisory Committee


Meeting #:
Council Chamber
City Hall, 1435 Water Street
Members Present
  • Domenic Rampone
  • Pete Spencer
  • Yvonne Herbison
Members Absent
  • Jeff Ricketts (Alternate)
  • John Janmaat
  • Keith Duhaime
  • Kevin Daniels (Alternate)

The Chair called the meeting to order at 6:02 p.m.

Opening remarks by the Chair regarding conduct of the meeting were read.



Staff presented a PowerPoint presentation outlining the details of the application and responded to questions from the Committee.

- Brian Fehr,  4060 Todd Road, Applicant:

- Responded to questions from the Committee.

- when purchased the property in 2007 it was not farmable.

- 5 acres of water rights.

- spoke to road access.

- Confirmed there is no longer a landscaping business onsite. Storage of equipment for a highway safety contracting business now is predominately in the winter time when contracts are dormant.

- The primary source of power for the ag. buildings onsite will continue to be the decommissioned house.

Staff responded to questions from the Committee.


Following concerns:

- Follow the 2000 sq. m. site plan requirements

- location of the house not being along Todd Road

- use of the buildings for home based business not being related to agriculture

- ag onsite at the moment  is not really well developed.

  • moved by pete spence 2nd bydominec rampone

    THAT the ALC application be supported to keep the existing building until new Occup[ancy one is ready and forwarded to the ALC for consideration.

  • moved by Dom/seconded Yvonne

    ​THAT the Minutes of the December 12, 2019 Agricultural Advisory Committee meeting be adopted.

no updates at this time.

Staff informed the committee that a Joint enforcement committee is now in place with ALC and the City that now meets monthly.



The Chair declared the meeting terminated at 6:46 p.m.