Dane County  
Meeting Agenda - Final  
Food Council  
Who benefits? Who is burdened?  
Who does not have a voice at the table?  
How can policymakers mitigate unintended consequences?  
Wednesday, May 24, 2023  
5:30 PM  
Hybrid Meeting: Attend in person at the Lyman  
Anderson building 5201 Fen Oak Dr; Meeting  
Room Moraine attend virtually via Zoom.  
See below for additional instructions on how to attend the meeting and provide public  
Interpreters must be requested in advance; please see the bottom of the agenda for more information.  
Los intérpretes deben solicitarse con anticipación; consulte el final de la agenda para obtener más  
Yuav tsuam tau thov txog cov neeg txhais lus hau ntej; thov saib hauv qab kawg ntawm qhov txheej  
txheem rau cov ntaub ntawv ntxiv.  
The May 24, 2023 Meeting of Dane County Food Council meeting will be a hybrid meeting. Members of  
the public can either attend in person or virtually via Zoom.  
The public can attend in person at Lyman Anderson building 5201 Fen Oak Dr; Meeting Room  
The public can access the meeting virtually with the Zoom application or by telephone.  
To join the meeting in Zoom, click the following link (after you fill out the form, the meeting link and  
access information will be emailed to you):  
This link will be active until the end of the meeting.  
To join the meeting by phone, dial-in using one of the following three toll-free phone numbers:  
When prompted, enter the following Webinar ID: 915 3836 1942  
IN PERSON: Any members of the public wishing to register to speak on/support/oppose an agenda item  
can register in person at the meeting using paper registration forms. IT IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO  
In person registrations to provide public comment will be accepted throughout the meeting.  
VIRTUAL: Any members of the public wishing to register to speak on/support/oppose an agenda item  
MUST REGISTER USING THE LINK ABOVE (even if you plan to attend using your phone). Virtual  
registrations to provide public comment will be accepted until 30 minutes prior to the beginning of the  
In order to testify (provide public comment) virtually, you must be in attendance at the meeting via Zoom  
or phone, you will then either be unmuted or promoted to a panelist and provided time to speak to the  
If you want to submit a written comment for this meeting, or send handouts for board members, please  
send them to: calkins.jessica@countyofdane.com  
A. Call To Order  
B. Consideration of Minutes  
2023 MIN-111 4.26.2023 FOOD COUNCIL MINUTES  
C. Public Comment on Items not on the Agenda  
D. Action Items  
City of Madison Farmland Preservation Task Force  
Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) farmland preservation  
E. Reports to Committee  
Regular Business Reports  
- Food Plan  
- Regional Agriculture & Food Sovereignty  
- Dane Food Access Network/Double Dollars  
- Community Gardens  
- Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future - Community of  
Learning Practice  
- City of Madison Business Development Specialist – George  
- Public Health Madison & Dane County – Nick Heckman  
- Extension/Dane County – Jess Guffey Calkins  
Council Discussion  
- Pandemic Food System Study  
- 2024 Budget Planning process  
- 2023 PIE Food Project grant  
- DCFC Project teams  
F. Announcements  
F. Future Meeting Items and Dates  
Next meeting: 6/21 (new June meeting date)  
July: either 7/19, 7/26 or skip  
H. Such Other Business as Allowed by Law  
I. Adjourn  
NOTE: If you need an interpreter, translator, materials in alternate formats or other accommodations  
to access this service, activity or program, please call the phone number below at least three business  
days prior to the meeting.  
NOTA: Si necesita un intérprete, un traductor, materiales en formatos alternativos u otros arreglos  
para acceder a este servicio, actividad o programa, comuníquese al número de teléfono que figura a  
continuación tres días hábiles como mínimo antes de la reunión.  
LUS CIM: Yog hais tias koj xav tau ib tug neeg txhais lus, ib tug neeg txhais ntawv, cov ntawv ua lwm  
hom ntawv los sis lwm cov kev pab kom siv tau cov kev pab, cov kev ua ub no (activity) los sis qhov  
kev pab cuam, thov hu rau tus xov tooj hauv qab yam tsawg peb hnub ua hauj lwm ua ntej yuav tuaj  
sib tham.  
Jess Guffey Calkins, calkins.jessica@countyofdane.com, 608-224-3712, 711 for Wisconsin Relay