Farmers Market Advisory Board

Meetings

  • Quarterly or on an "as needed" basis
  • Conference room of the Municipal Building

Members

  • Mike Allen, Member
    Term Expires: November 30, 2026
  • Jean Cobb, Member
    Term Expires: November 30, 2025
  • Carolyn F. Grizzard, Member
    Term Expires: November 30, 2025
  • Hannah Parker, Ex-Officio
  • Linda Parker, Member
    Term Expires: November 30, 2024
  • Drexel Pierce, Member
    Term Expires: November 30, 2025
  • Tia Powell, Member
    Term Expires: November 30, 2025
  • Nancy Turner, Member
    Term Expires: November 30, 2024
  • David Webb, Member
    Term Expires: November 30, 2026

Term of Office

4 Years

Overview

The Farmers Market Advisory Board is a seven-member board appointed by City Council. The Board shall serve in an advisory capacity to the City Council and recommend revisions or additions to the Rules and Regulations. The Board and City of Emporia staff shall enforce all the rules and regulations and work with the vendors to assist in their success. Any dispute between vendors or potential violation of Market rules and regulations shall be reported in writing to the City immediately. Depending on the severity of the claim, the report may be forwarded to the Board for action. In this instance, the Board will consider the reported dispute and/or violation at its next regular meeting. Minor violations will be addressed by City Staff. Any vendor found to be in noncompliance shall receive a warning letter from the City and/or Board. Willful/continued violation of Market rules and regulations may subject the vendor(s) to exclusion from further participation in the Market.