Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee

Overview



The Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee acts as an advisory committee to the Plan Commission. The Committee is tasked with the following:

  • Developing and recommending policies that promote and enhance sustainable and economically viable agriculture activities in the City;

  • Identifying and recommending areas in the City to be utilized for agriculture;

  • Taking action on any items referred to the Committee by the Plan Commission or the Common Council, including making recommendations on requests to rezone lands zoned Exclusive Agriculture (A-X) or Transitional Agriculture (A-T) outside of the City's urban service area

Current Projects

  • Fitchburg Agriculture Route (FAR) Bike Tour
  • Fitchburg Agriculture Route (FAR) Concept Analysis
  • Agriculture Plan
  • Small-Scale Agriculture Program
  • Community Gardens Program

Past Projects



Additional Resources



Additional Information



Contact Wade Thompson, the City's Resource/Project Planner, via email or at 608-270-4258.