Agriculture & Open Space: Mitigation Policies, Practices and Definitions

Held July 11, 2008 in Sacramento

The Golden State - California is one of the most agriculturally productive regions in the world. Not surprisingly, agriculture is also a vital local economic engine. This class will present examples of how and what LAFCo can do - given its charge by the Legislature to encourage orderly growth and development while balancing the sometimes competing state interests of discouraging urban sprawl, preserving open-space and prime agricultural lands, and efficiently extending government services.