Land Conservation Act Advisory Committee (LCA) (Williamson Act)


The Butte County Land Conservation Act Advisory Committee is State mandated and was formed according to Government Code Section 51239 to advise the Board of Supervisors on the administration of the agricultural preserves in the county per Resolution Number 68-7, dated January 16, 1968. The Committee is composed of the Agricultural Commissioner or designee; Director-Development Services or designee; Assessor or designee; Farm, Home and 4H Advisor or designee; and a member nominated by the Butte County Farm Bureau (at-large). On May 7, 1985, by Resolution Number 85-63, membership was expanded to include a designee from the Butte County Farm Bureau Land Use Committee and a member designated from the Butte County Cattlemen's Association.

View general information on the Land Conservation Act (Williamson Act) page.


  • David Skinner, Farm Bureau Member At Large Designee, Chair
  • Louie Mendoza, Agricultural Commissioner
  • Blake Bailey, County Assessor Designee
  • Paula Daneluk, Development Services Director
  • Luis Espino, Rice Farming Systems Advisor Butte and Glenn Counties
  • Walt Stile, Farm Bureau Land Use Committee Designee
  • Myron Openshaw, Cattlemen's Association


  • Public meetings are held quarterly
  • Normally held on Mondays
  • Butte County Development Services Training Room, 7 County Center Drive, Oroville

Agenda and Staff Report  
November 6, 2023 AUDIO
September 11, 2023 AUDIO
June 5, 2023 AUDIO
March 6, 2023 - Canceled AUDIO
November 7, 2022 AUDIO
September 12, 2022 AUDIO
June 6, 2022 AUDIO
March  7, 2022 AUDIO