Ralls County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will conduct an election for Supervisors in Area II and Area IV in March 2016.

Ralls County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will conduct an election for Supervisors in Area II and Area IV in March 2016.

Area II includes Saverton, Spencer and east part of Clay townships.  Area IV includes the Salt River Township and the West Half of Jasper Township.  

The nominating committee for Area II is: Tim Flowerree, Chairman, David Briscoe and Mike Lake.  Area IV committee members are: Debbie Hodges, Chairman, John Asbury, and David Burch.  The nominating committee is to nominate two qualified candidates from each area.

Present Board members are John Roy Chipman, Chairman, Area II, David Gibson, Area III, Ryan Hulse, Area I, and Jody Ketsenburg, Area IV, and Daniel Mallory, Missouri Extension Representative
Ralls County SWCD board meets monthly on the fourth Monday of the month at 5 p.m. in the NRCS/SWCD office.

To be a candidate for the Soil and Water Conservation District election, a person shall be:
1. A land representative
2.  A resident tax  paying citizen with the SWCD for two years preceding the next election date
3. A cooperator of the SWCD: and
4.  Reside in or own a farm lying the same territory where the nominating committee has responsibility

Board of Supervisor’s duties are to oversee cost share funds spent on conservation practices in areas of soil control and water quality, ensure that the public is informed about those practices through education and news releases. The term of office is (4 years)

 If one would like their name on the ballot, they may contact Ralls SWCD office at 573-985-8611, ext.3 for more information or visit with Martha Briscoe, Manager at 17623 Highway 19, Suite 3, New London.