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News Date: 
February 1, 2024
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                                                 NOTICE OF ELECTION OF SUPERVISORS

                                                NEW MADRID SWCD BOARD ELECTIONS

Let it be known that the New Madrid County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold an election for one supervisor in each of two different territories in the county. Territory I includes (Big Prairie, West & Hough Townships) and Territory III includes (Portage, Lafront & Lesuir Townships). The election will take place from February 01, 2024 to February 20, 2024. Ballots are available to print online at (New Madrid County | Missouri Soil and Water ( Printed ballots may be returned to the district by mail and must be postmarked no later than February 20th, 2024. You may also vote in person from 8:00 a.m. at 4:30 p.m. Each eligible land representative in the district is allowed one vote.  A land representative is defined as the owner or representative authorized by power of attorney of any farm lying within an area proposed to be established, and subsequently established, as a soil and water conservation district under Chapter 278, RSMo. Each farm is entitled to representation by a land representative: provided, however that the land representative is a taxpayer of the county within which the soil and water district is located.

You can also cast your votes:

New Madrid County SWCD Anuual Meeting

Date: February 15, 2024    Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Location: New Madrid Country Club

1376 Mill St. New Madrid, Mo. 63869

The following qualified  candidates will be considered for election:

Territory [I] – Eric Towery (Big Prairie, West & Hough Townships)

Territory [III] – Denis McCrate (Portage, Lafront & Lesuir Townships)


Supervisors manage the administration of district policies and programs, as well as district personnel and funds. The district is supported by the one-tenth-of-one-percent parks, soils and water sales tax. For additional information on the district election, contact the district office 573-748-2557 ext.3 New Madrid SWCD 495C HWY 61, New Madrid, Mo. 63869.

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