NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT one appointed and one elected supervisor’s position and one fill in position for remaining term with the Pacific Conservation District is up for re-election by the Washington State Conservation Commission. All applications for the appointed position are due to the WA State Conservation Commission by March 31. Elected Position and Fill in position is due to the Pacific Conservation District by March 2, 2011.

The Washington State Conservation Commission appoints two positions to the Pacific Conservation District. One Supervisor’s appointed and One Elected term will expire May 2011. If you are interested, applications are available, call Cathy Porter at the Pacific Conservation District (360) 875-9424 or the State Conservation Commission at (360) 407-6200. Application deadlines are March 31, 2011 for appointed position and March 2, 2011 for elected position.

Conservation Districts are subdivisions of State Government that are directed by boards of five volunteer supervisors, three of whom are elected and two who are appointed. Supervisors direct district staff to provide technical assistance to landowners and are partnered with the Federal Natural Resource Conservation Service for additional assistance.

To be eligible to hold a Supervisor’s position, a candidate must occupy land within the Conservation District boundary or be in possession of land within the district boundary, as an owner, lessee, renter or tenant. A candidate must also be a qualified county elector and registered voter.

District supervisors represent land users and the general public in directing renewable resource conservation programs. They identify local conservation needs, set goals and oversee the implementation of plans to protect soil, water, wildlife and other renewable natural resources. Pacific Conservation District employs a 5 person staff.

For more information of District’s open supervisor and elected position, please call Cathy Porter at 360-875-9424/360-875-9427.

The application deadline is March 2 and March 31, 2011.

Pacific Conservation District

Published Jan. 12 and Jan. 19, 2011

Legal No.  013-11

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