Two Fayette SWCD supervisor candidates sought


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The Fayette Soil and Water Conservation District (Fayette SWCD) will hold an election ending on Aug. 17, 2021 to elect two supervisors to its Board of Supervisors.

The term for each Supervisor is three-years, commencing January 1, 2022. Any resident 18 years or older who resides within Fayette County can seek election to the Fayette SWCD Board of Supervisors.

There are two ways for persons interested in becoming a Fayette SWCD supervisor to get their name on the ballot. Candidates can be nominated by the Fayette SWCD nominating committee. This committee works throughout the year looking for people who are interested in the conservation and protection of natural resources within Fayette County.

Interested individuals may also have their names placed on the ballot by petition. A Statement of Candidacy and a Candidate Nomination Petition Form may be obtained from the Fayette SWCD office at 1415 US 22 SW, Suite 500, Washington Court House, Ohio, 43160.

Potential candidates must secure at least 10 valid signatures from residents and/or landowners in Fayette County who are at least 18 years of age. The completed petition must be received by the Fayette SWCD office before 4 p.m., June 14.

For any questions about becoming a supervisor candidate or for anyone wanting to know more information about the election, contact Fayette SWCD Director Chet Murphy at 740-313-3214 or chester.murphy@fayette-co-oh.com.

The information in this article was provided by Fayette Soil and Water Conservation District. Stay with the Record-Herald for more coverage of this election in a future edition of the paper.

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