Conservation District seeks board applications

Sep 05, 2019

Rockport — Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District has openings on its five-member Board of Supervisors. The volunteer board, which is responsible for guiding the District’s business affairs and operations, comprises three elected and two appointed supervisors, who each serve overlapping three-year terms. This year the District is seeking nominations for one appointed and two elected positions.

Anyone interested in running for the office of supervisor; being considered for an appointed position or voting in the election must be a registered voter within the boundaries of the Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District. To run for an elected position, a candidate must submit a nomination paper signed by 25 Knox and/or Lincoln county residents. The SWCD Board also welcomes Associate Supervisors, non-voting members appointed by the Board, who may have an interest in the general activities of the District or a specific area of interest or expertise to share.

Nomination papers, appointee forms, and ballots may be obtained by contacting the District office. Completed appointment or election documents must be received at the District office by 2 p.m. Oct. 16, after which candidates will be posted on the website, knox-lincoln.org/supervisor-elections. Ballots must be received at the District office no later than 4 p.m. Nov. 5 and will be counted at a future meeting.

For more information, contact Election Superintendent at 893 West St. (Route 90) in Rockport, 596-2040 or info@knox-lincoln.org.

 

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