Advisory Committees & Task Forces

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Meeting Materials  | About the Committee

Purpose: To advise the policy committees and/or board of directors on agriculture and rural development issues.

Responsibilities:

  1. Identify agricultural and rural development needs and concerns as they relate to counties and county government. 
  2. Identify, review and provide analysis of current state and federal agricultural and rural development policies and resources.
  3. Elevate and focus the discussion regarding agriculture and rural development policies including seminars and breakout sessions at AMC conferences and meetings.   
  4. Develop and recommend state and federal agricultural and rural development policies for inclusion in the AMC Platform to the appropriate policy committee or the AMC Board of Directors. 

Membership: The AMC Second Vice-President serves as the honorary chair of the committee. In addition, a chairperson and vice chairperson will be elected from the membership of the committee. Two members from each AMC district, including each district alternate director (or their designee) and one member appointed by each district director. The five AMC policy committee chairs or their designee(s) are automatically appointed to the committee, but are not eligible to serve as chair or vice chair. 

Meetings: Meets in person at the Legislative Conference, Policy Conference, and Annual Conference (no reimbursement for travel or per diem). All other meetings by phone and/or Go-To-Meeting as needed.

MEETING MATERIALS:
September 14 - 15, 2017  -  AMC Fall Policy Conference, Breezy Point Resort
Agenda | Minutes

December 4, 2016 | AMC Annual Conference, Minneapolis
Agenda | Minutes

September 15 - 16, 2016 | AMC Fall Policy Conference, Alexandria
Agenda | Minutes

December 6, 2015 - AMC Annual Conference, St. Cloud
Agenda | Minutes

September 17 - 18, 2015 -  AMC Fall Policy Conference, Breezy Point Resort
Agenda | Minutes

March 4, 2015 - Joint Legislative Conference, St. Paul
Agenda | Minutes

December 7, 2014 - AMC Annual Conference, St. Cloud
Agenda | Minutes

September 3, 2014 - AMC Fall Policy Conference, Alexandria
Agenda | Minutes