* Other includes all segments less than 1% of the total. Negative segments are not shown.
Mission:To serve the public’s interest by ensuring equity
in the marketplace, promoting and protecting
agriculture, assuring environmental quality, and
protecting the health, safety, and welfare of
Santa Cruz County’s citizens.
The County Agricultural Commissioner enforces
provisions of the California Food and Agricultural
Code to promote and protect production, sale and
distribution of food, feed and horticultural crops,
while preserving a clean environment, workers
health and safety is assured, and an economical,
safe and abundant food supply is maintained.
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
Enforces equity in the marketplace where weight,
measure or count is the basis of sale or purchase
to ensure consumers are protected from fraud,
deception, and unfair business practices.
Provides public health pest protection, mosquito
surveillance and control following Integrated Pest
Management practices including education,
biological control, source reduction, and use of
least toxic pesticide interventions for minimal
impact on people, wildlife and the environment.
For additional information please see the full budget document