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Budget Department : AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER & WT
2020-21 Projected Expenditures
* Other includes all segments less than 1% of the total. Negative segments are not shown.
By Budget Division 2020-21 Projected 2019-20 Recommended Variance from 2019-20 Recommended
AG COMMISSIONER
 
$2,299,935
37%
$2,203,335
36%
$96,600
4.4%
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
 
$398,640
6%
$385,401
6%
$13,239
3.4%
MOSQUITO AND VECTOR CONTROL
 
$3,555,466
57%
$3,535,150
58%
$20,316
0.6%
Total
 
$6,254,041
100%
$6,123,886
100%
$130,155
2.1%
AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER

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.

AGRICULTURE DIVISION

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.

VECTOR CONTROL

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.