This Committee advises Council on agricultural and food security issues, the implication of climate change on the environment, and identifies investment opportunities on agricultural sectors.

The Agriculture, Environment, and Investment Advisory Committee will provide advice to Council on agricultural and food security issues and the implication of climate change on environment and agricultural land. The committee will also advise and assist City Council in developing proactive plans for investment opportunities on agricultural sectors where current non-productive farm lands can be converted to be productive farms, thus addressing food security while making sure the impact of climate change on the environment and agricultural lands is being addressed. The committee will work on issues referred by Council, promote increased access to healthy, local food for residents, proposed changes to by-laws that affect the agriculture and environment, and other topics where comments are requested. 

Committee Chair: Councillor Patton
Committee Vice-Chair: Councillor Nagra
Committee Member: Councillor Hundial

Learn more about the Committee's function in the AEIAC Terms of Reference.

For questions regarding the Agriculture, Environment, and Investment Advisory Committee, please contact Lorraine Anderson by email at LEAnderson@surrey.ca or by telephone at 604-591-4561.

2021 Meeting Schedule

  • February 23, 2021
  • March 10, 2021
  • April 14, 2021
  • May 12, 2021
  • June 9, 2021
  • July 14, 2021
  • September 8, 2021
  • October 13, 2021
  • November 17, 2021
  • December 8, 2021

Virtual Meeting Attendance

Should you wish to join and observe the virtual Agriculture, Environment, and Investment Advisory Committee meeting via Teams, please email Lorraine Anderson at LEAnderson@surrey.ca no later than 12:00 p.m. on the day before the meeting. You will need to provide your full name and an e-mail address. A Microsoft Teams Meeting Link will be forwarded to you. Please ensure that your microphone and camera are turned off for the duration of the meeting.

Committee Minutes

View the Agriculture, Environment, and Investment Advisory Committee meeting minutes.