The Grays Harbor Conservation District will be holding an election on February 18, 2016 to fill a Conservation District Supervisor’s expiring term. The election will take place at 330 W Pioneer Ave. Suite D in Montesano, WA. Polling will begin at 9:00am and end at 1:00pm.
The purpose of the election is to elect one supervisor to the Grays Harbor Conservation District for a three-year term who is a Qualified elector and landowner or farm operator who occupies land within the Grays Harbor Conservation District boundary.
For interested candidates:
Legally, an elected conservation district supervisor must be a registered voter in the county where the district is located, and must reside within the district boundaries. Two of the three elected supervisors must be a landowner or farm operator. Taking this into account, anyone with an interest in natural resources or the operation of the public organization may volunteer to be elected as a district supervisor.
Roles of the elected supervisor:
Develop programs based on local needs, participate in short and long-term planning, set policy, supervise district staff, manage district funds, plan and run open and effective board meetings. Supervisors meet on the third Friday of every month from 10:00am to 12:00pm
For interested voters:
To be an eligible voter, you must be a registered voter in Grays Harbor County and reside within the Conservation District jurisdiction of the County. District jurisdiction corresponds with County boundaries excluding the areas inside the city limits of Aberdeen, Montesano and Ocean Shores.
BY THE ORDER OF THE GRAYS HARBOR CONSERVATION DISTRICTS SUPERVISORS: Carl Waara, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, GRAYS HARABOR CONSERVATION DISTRICT. For more information, call (360)249-8532.