Underwood Conservation District
2018 Board Supervisor Election
Underwood Conservation District is pleased to announce an opportunity to contribute to conservation and your community by serving on the Board of Supervisors. Supervisors are public officials who direct the activities of the conservation district. Although they serve without compensation, they are eligible to be reimbursed for appropriate expenses. For more information, please contact Underwood Conservation District or visit the Washington State Conservation Commission website at http://www.scc.wa.gov/.
A poll site and mail-in election for a board seat on Underwood Conservation District will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the district office, 170 NW Lincoln Street, White Salmon. Polls will open at 3:00 PM and close at 7:00 PM. Registered voters who reside within the conservation district boundary are eligible to vote. Candidates must be registered voters residing in the conservation district, and may be required to own land or operate a farm. The candidate filing deadline is Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 1:00 PM. Election procedures are available at the district office. Absentee ballots are available upon request for eligible voters, but must be requested on or before 1:00 PM on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Please contact the district office at 509.493.1936 or at 170 NW Lincoln Street, White Salmon, for absentee ballots or if you have any questions.
A board seat on Underwood Conservation District is available for appointment by the Washington State Conservation Commission. Conservation district board supervisors are public officials who serve without compensation and set policy and direction for the conservation district. An applicant must be a registered voter in Washington State, and may be required to own land or operate a farm, depending on the current composition of the conservation district board of supervisors. Applicants for appointed positions do not have to live within the district to apply. For more information or to obtain an application form, please contact Underwood Conservation District at 509.493.1936, or visit the Conservation Commission website at http://www.scc.wa.gov/. Applications and supporting materials must be received by the Commission no later than March 31, 2018.
To view the election resolution passed by the UCD board on November 21, 2017, please CLICK HERE.
For more information on Conservation District elections in the state of Washington, please CLICK HERE.