Board & Election Information

Board Members

  • Member
    Mike Long
    Elected Area: 
    4
    Areas Served: 
    Bigelow, Minton, and Benton townships
    Years Served: 
    Term Expires 2023
  • Chair
    B.J. Bailey
    Elected Area: 
    3
    Areas Served: 
    Forest, Lewis, and Forbes townships
    Years Served: 
    Term Expires 2021
  • Treasurer
    Bob Heck
    Elected Area: 
    1
    Areas Served: 
    Lincoln, Union, and Liberty townships
    Years Served: 
    Term Expires 2021
  • Secretary (University of Missouri Extension)
    Wayne Flanary
  • Vice Chairman
    Brad Kurtz
    Elected Area: 
    2
    Areas Served: 
    Clay, Hickory and Nodaway townships
    Years Served: 
    Term expires 2023

Board of Supervisors Meetings

Meeting Place:
TBA
Meeting Date and Time:
Second Wednesday of each month at 8:30 a.m. (unless otherwise announced).

The meetings are open to the public.

Election Information

The Holt County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold an election for one supervisor in each of two different Areas in the county. Area II includes Clay, Hickory and Nodaway Townships and Area IV includes Bigelow, Minton and Benton Townships. The election will take place from February 1st to February 22nd. Ballots are available to print online at https://mosoilandwater.land/holt/. Printed ballots may be returned to the district by mail and must be postmarked no later than February 20th. You may also vote in person from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Holt County Soil & Water Conservation District office at 118 W. Davis St., Mound City. Each eligible land representative authorizes 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.

The following qualified candidate will be considered for election:

       Area II – Bradley Kurtz, residing in Nodaway Township

       Area IV – No candidate has filed.

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: 660-442-3173, Ext. 3, tracy.shewey@swcd.mo.gov or Holt County SWCD, 118 W. Davis St., Mound City, MO  64470.

Elections are held every two years.

The qualifications required to be a supervisor are:

  1. Being a land representative from the district (as defined in 10 CSR 70-4.010 (1) (I)). 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.

  2. Residing in, or owning a farm in, the area from which he/she is nominated where there is an expiring term.

  3. Being a cooperator of the district, defined as, "a person who is actively engaged in farming and practices conservation activities related to agriculture".

  4. Being a current resident and tax-paying citizen of the county for at least two years preceding the election date.

  5. Being eighteen (18) years of age or older by the election date.