Agricultural Service Board

The Agricultural Service Board is established by Strathcona County Bylaw 43-2021 (133.9 KB) , and its terms of reference are found in it. The six points below outline the duties and responsibilities of the board:

  • to act as an advisory body and to assist Strathcona County Council and the Minister responsible for the  Agricultural Service Board Act (261.5 KB) , in matters of mutual concern
  • to advise on and to help organize and direct weed and pest control and soil and water conservation programs
  • to assist in the control of animal disease under the Animal Health Act (PDF - 566KB)
  • to promote, enhance and protect viable and sustainable agriculture with a view to improving the economic viability of the agricultural producer
  • to promote and develop agricultural policies to meet the needs of the municipality, and
  • to promote the local food sector in Strathcona County.

The Agricultural Service Board is appointed as the appeal committee pursuant to the Agricultural Pests Act (PDF - 295kb) and the Weed Control Act (PDF - 543kb).

Citizen members

Regular voting status

Member name


Term expiry

Carter Bodell 1st December 31, 2023
Shaun Guay 1st December 31, 2023
Lee Kiziak 1st December 31, 2022

Art Lange (Vice-Chair)


December 31, 2023
Kristopher Lindberg (Chair) 1st  December 31, 2022

Elected official members

Regular non-voting status

Member name

Term expiry

Councillor Robert Parks

Dec. 31, 2023*

Councillor Aaron Nelson

Dec. 31, 2023*

Councillor Corey Ann Hartwick

Dec. 31, 2023*



Councillor Glen Lawrence

Dec. 31, 2023*

*The terms of the Elected Official members will commence on November 2, 2021 and will expire on the dates listed above, or upon such person ceasing to be an Elected Official.

The Mayor is an ex-officio and non-voting member of the Agricultural Service Board pursuant to Strathcona County Bylaw 43-2021 (133.9 KB)

2022 Meeting schedule

Date Time Agenda Minutes
Thursday, February 24, 2022  9 a.m. Agenda (83.3 KB) Minutes (356.2 KB)
Wednesday, April 13, 2022  9 a.m. Agenda (64.9 KB)  
Wednesday, June 15, 2022  9 a.m. Cancelled  
Thursday, September 8, 2022  9 a.m.    
Wednesday, December 14, 2022   9 a.m.    

Members of the public are welcome to attend any of the above listed meetings to observe the meeting and discussion carried out by the Agricultural Service Board. However, members of the public may only participate in a meeting of and make representations to the Agricultural Service Board in accordance with the Boards and Committees Bylaw.


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Last updated: Friday, July 08, 2022
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