General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567


The Agricultural Commission 

Agendas and Minutes

Created in 1967 by the Board of Supervisors, the Agricultural Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the Board and the Planning Commission on all matters related to agriculture. The Agricultural Commission's scope of interest includes a wide variety of agricultural, timber and land use issues including agricultural land preservation, agricultural production, forest land preservation and forest production. The Commission also advises the Board of procedures and techniques requiring legislative or policy actions that would encourage and promote agricultural activities that are conducive to the continued well being of El Dorado County.

The Commission consists of seven members representing various aspects of the agricultural and timber industries. Following is a current membership list which shows the representative group of each member. 

 Chuck Bacchi  Livestock Industry January, 2023
 Greg Boeger Agricultural Processing Industry January, 2024
 Bill Draper  Forestry/Related Industries January, 2024
 Chuck Mansfield Fruit & Nut Farming Industry January, 2023
 Dave Bolster Fruit & Nut Farming Industry January, 2025
 Lloyd Walker Other Agricultural Interests January, 2025
 Tim Neilsen Livestock Industry January, 2026


View Notice of Vacancy and make an application for appointment.

Ex-Officio Members:  Charlene Carveth, Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer

The Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer provides staff support for the Agricultural Commission and acts as Secretary to the Commission. You may contact the Agricultural Commission at:

El Dorado County Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures
311 Fair Lane, Placerville, CA 95667
Telephone: (530) 621-5520
Fax: (530) 626-4756


The El Dorado County Agricultural Commission’s regularly scheduled meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. Meetings are held in the Board of Supervisors Meeting Room located at 330 Fair Lane – Building A, Placerville, California, 95667.


All regularly scheduled meeting dates are subject to change and/or cancellation. Questions regarding the Agricultural Commission should be directed to the El Dorado County Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures, 311 Fair Lane, Placerville, CA 95667; (530) 621-5520; fax (530) 626-4756.; e-mail