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Update day: August 17, 2020

Summary of agriculture committee

Role and duties of agriculture committee

Legal character of agriculture committee

Agriculture committee is administrative committee of consultation body set up based on "law about agriculture committees" by the municipalities.

Setting regulations of agriculture committee

It is decided to put agriculture committee in the municipalities more than 200 hectares when it is in prefectures more than 800 hectares when farmland area in area is in Hokkaido.
In addition, in Motoichi, we set up agriculture committee to six wards except Chuo-ku after the shift to ordinance-designated city in 1972, but, by revision of "law about agriculture committees" in 1980, we integrate in June, 1984 and continue up to the present day.

Role of agriculture committee

Agriculture committee is administrative committee composed of representative of scholar of agriculture. We push forward right adjustment and conversion of farmland, not being used farmland measures and perform activity such as requesting about problem about person of agriculture, agriculture in countries through Hokkaido agriculture meeting.

Duties of agriculture committee

  1. Transfer of proprietary rights of farmland based on Agricultural Land Law, desk work about right setting
  2. Desk work about conversion of farmland based on Agricultural Land Law
  3. Setting desk work of usufruct based on farming base reinforcement promotion law
  4. Desk work about farmer's pension
  5. We work on reporting such as issuance of news from agriculture committee, administration of homepage

Agriculture committee member

We carry duties such as the deliberation such as permission to modify right movement and conversion of farmland in general meeting of agriculture committee and decision, advice instruction from person of agriculture to person of consultation correspondence and agriculture, and Mayor appoints agriculture committee member based on recommendation, conduct of open call for participants with the approval of assembly and is comprised of 11 committee members now.
Term of committee member becomes from June 24, 2020 to June 23, 2023 for term of current committee member in three years.

Use of farmland optimization promotion committee member

Use of farmland optimization promotion committee member carries duties such as activity reports in general meeting of the use situation investigation and agriculture committee of farmland for promotion of optimization (we become accumulation, the collection of use of farmland to leading figure, and prevention of outbreak of not being used farmland dissolves newly promotion of entry) of the use such as farmland, and, based on recommendation, conduct of open call for participants, agriculture committee entrusts.
Term of use of current farmland optimization promotion committee member becomes from June 24, 2020 to June 23, 2023, and the fixed number and breakdown every catchment area are just what of list shown below.

The fixed number and walk
Catchment area 17 fixed number
The first district (Kita-ku) Five people
The second district (Higashi-ku) Three people
The third district (Shiroishi-ku, Atsubetsu-ku, Toyohira-ku, Kiyota-ku) Three people
The fourth district (Minami-ku) Four people
The fifth district (Chuo-ku, Nishi-ku, Teine-ku) Two people

 

The secretariat

The secretariat is placed to assist desk work of agriculture committee and places ten staff lower than Secretary General.

 

Inquiry about this page

Sapporo Economic & Tourism Affairs Bureau Agricultural Administration Department agriculture committee department in charge (Agricultural Commission Secretariat)

〒060-8611 2, Kita-1-jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi City of Sapporo main government building the seventh floor

Phone number: 011-211-3636

Fax number: 011-218-5132