Harrop-Procter Community Co-operative

The Harrop-Procter Community Co-operative was incorporated in 1999.  Its purpose is run the business of the community forest and hold the Community Forest Agreement.

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Any resident of Harrop-Procter may become a member of the co-op.  Directors are elected directly from the HPCC membership at the AGM.  At least half of the HPCC directors must also be HPWPS directors.

Currently the co-op has over 130 members.

HPCC is a “not-for-profit” co-op because shareholders receive no dividends. Decisions are made by the membership and are to be for the benefit of the community as a whole.

The co-operative maintains several committees comprised of volunteer directors and interested community members. It retains a forest manager, office coordinator and

25 Year Agreement Signing Ceremony Sept 2008 015 bookkeeper. Day to day operations are run by a management committee comprised of directors and staff.

Harrop-Procter Forest Products is a subsidiary company of the  Harrop-Procter Community Co-operative.

HPCC MISSION STATEMENT:

  1. Develop public forests in the Harrop-Procter area according to site sensitive, ecologically based forestry practices which are modeled on Silva Forest Foundation planning and approved by the Harrop-Procter Watershed Protection Society.
  2. Stimulate locally based employment from these forest lands in a manner that is ecologically sustainable, and socially and economically equitable.