California Agricultural Land Equity Task Force : February 16, 2024

February 16, 2024

1:00 p.m.

SGC is hosting a hybrid meeting of the California Agricultural Land Equity Task Force. There will be in-person and remote options to attend. SGC is committed to ensuring access for all who wish to participate. You may connect to the meeting in person or via Zoom (online or by phone).

Join the Task Force Meeting via Zoom Platform or by phone to make a remote public comment or if you are unable to view the meeting on YouTube.

Remote Viewing

Simultaneous Spanish language interpretation provided

In-Person

Sacramento State, Downtown Campus
Training Room 104/105
304 S. Street Sacramento, CA 95811

Additional tips provided at the bottom of the agenda. 


Agenda

Item 1 | Call to Order

Item 2 | Roll Call

Item 3 | Welcome and Housekeeping

Item 4 | Approval of Summary

Item 5 | Staff Report

  • Updates
  • Report on Action Items
  • Response to Questions

Item 6 | ACTION: Charter and Bylaws

Approve Charter and Bylaws

Item 7 | DISCUSSION: Land Equity and Related Key Topic Areas

  • Overview of key themes from introductory conversations between Task Force members and facilitator
  • Consider list of topics/areas of importance for Task Force to explore as it works to develop recommendations

Item 8 | DISCUSSION: Preliminary Work Plan

  • Discussion on goals, objectives, and timeline for future meetings

Item 9 | Public Comment

Item 10 | Meeting Adjournment


Meeting Information

SGC is hosting a hybrid meeting of the California Agricultural Land Equity Task Force. There will be in-person and remote options to attend. SGC is committed to ensuring access for all who wish to participate. You may connect to the meeting in person or via Zoom (online or by phone). Please note technical issues may arise during the hybrid Task Force meetings.

Instructions for Providing Public Comments

Public comment is an important part of every Task Force meeting. If you plan to comment on an agenda item or a matter, not on the meeting agenda, please follow the instructions below.

To make remote public comment you will need to connect (online or by phone) to the meeting using Zoom  (see instructions at the top of this agenda).

If you would like to make a public comment during the meeting, please complete and submit the public comment form for each item you wish to comment on. Please complete all fields in the form and submit it on February 16, 2024 at any time before or during the meeting.

   

If you are unable to access the form, please email landequity@sgc.ca.gov. When the public comment period opens for your item, the meeting chair will call on you in the order your comment was received by SGC Staff.

Important Note: In order to be able to unmute your microphone when the meeting chair calls on you, Staff will need to locate you within the Zoom webinar. To make that possible:

  • If you are joining Zoom online, please ensure your screen name matches the name on your comment card exactly by entering the correct name as you join the meeting. It will be additionally helpful if you use the “raise hand” function in Zoom when called upon. 
  • If you are joining Zoom by phone, please ensure that the phone number you enter on your comment card matches the number you are calling from. It will be additionally helpful if you “raise your hand” when called upon by pressing *6 on your phone.  
  • To make in-person public comment, please fill out the physical comment card provided during the meeting. Prior to making your comments, please state your name for the record and identify any group or organization you represent.

Timing of Comments:

Public comments will adhere to the length the meeting chair announces during the meeting. SGC staff will share a timer and ask speakers to end when their time is up.

Trouble-shooting technical problems on Zoom

Please use the Q&A Function and Staff will respond quickly. If you are participating by phone, please email landequity@sgc.ca.gov or text/call (916) 322-3932.

General Guidelines for Participation in Meetings

All times are indicated, and the order of business is approximate and subject to change. Public comment is taken on each agenda item and at the end of the meeting. If you wish to speak, please fill out the provided comment card. Before making your comments, please state your name for the record and identify any group or organization you represent. The Chair may establish specific presentation time limits depending on the number of individuals wishing to address the Task Force.

The meeting agenda and accompanying action item materials will be posted on the Strategic Growth Council website at sgc.ca.gov 10 calendar days prior to the meeting. This meeting will be recorded and the recording will be posted on the California Strategic Growth Council website 10 days following the meeting.

The meeting location(s) are accessible to people with disabilities. Any person who requires special assistance to participate in the meeting, or wishes to request this notice or other meeting materials in an alternative format, or needs any disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, which would enable that person to participate at the meeting must make that request at least 14 days prior to the meeting date by contacting: landequity@sgc.ca.gov or (916) 322-3932.

Translation and interpretation services (in addition to Spanish) may be provided upon request. To ensure the availability of these services, please make your request no later than 14 days prior to the meeting by contacting landequity@sgc.ca.gov.

[Spanish]

Servicios de accesibilidad adicionales, como traducción de inglés a otros idiomas, pueden hacerse disponibles si usted los pide. Para asegurar la disponibilidad de estos servicios, por favor haga su petición 14 días antes del taller público, a Land Equity Team at landequity@sgc.ca.gov.

[Tagalog]

Pagsasalin at pagpapaliwanag ay maaring ipakiusap (karagdagan sa Espanyol). Upang masiguro na mayroon ang mga serbisyong inaalok, mangyaring makipagugnayan kay Land Equity Team sa landequity@sgc.ca.gov sa loob ng 14 araw ng paggawa.

[Punjabi]

ਬੇਨਤੀ ਕਰਨ 'ਤੇ ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਅਤੇ ਵਿਆਖਿਆ ਸੇਵਾਵਾਂ (ਸਪੈਨਿਸ਼ ਤੋਂ ਇਲਾਵਾ) ਪ੍ਰਦਾਨ ਕੀਤੀਆਂ ਜਾ ਸਕਦੀਆਂ ਹਨ। ਇਹਨਾਂ ਸੇਵਾਵਾਂ ਦੀ ਉਪਲਬਧਤਾ ਨੂੰ ਯਕੀਨੀ ਬਣਾਉਣ ਲਈ, ਕਿਰਪਾ ਕਰਕੇ ਮੀਟਿੰਗ ਤੋਂ 14 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ landequity@sgc.ca.gov. 'ਤੇ ਲੋਇਸ ਕਿਮ ਨਾਲ ਸੰਪਰਕ ਕਰਕੇ ਆਪਣੀ ਬੇਨਤੀ ਕਰੋ।

[Chinese]

可应要求提供翻译和口译服务(除西班牙语外)。为了确保这些服务的可用性,请在研讨会开始 前的十四天内与 Land Equity Team, landequity@sgc.ca.gov.

[Vietnamese]

Có thể cung cấp các dịch vụ biên dịch và phiên dịch (ngoài tiếng Tây Ban Nha) theo yêu cầu. Để đảm bảo việc có thể cung cấp các dịch vụ này, quý vị vui lòng đưa ra yêu cầu không trễ hơn mười bờn ngày làm việc trước ngày hội thảo bằng cách liên hệ với Land Equity Team, landequity@sgc.ca.gov.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding the process for this public comment period, please contact Land Equity Team at landequity@sgc.ca.gov.