Let it be known that the Vernon County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold an election for one supervisor in each of two different territories in the county. Territory [ 1 ] includes Henry, Metz, Osage, Richland, and Lake Township and Territory [ 3 ] includes Center, Badger, Virgil, Dover, and Montevallo Township. The election will take place from February 1 to February 22. Ballots are available to print online at https://mosoilandwater.land/vernon. 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 7:00am-3:30pm at the Vernon County SWCD office. 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.
The following qualified candidates will be considered for election:
Territory [ 1 ] – Chris Hendren, Henry and Metz Townships
Territory [ 3 ] – Norman Garton, Center Township
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.
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