There is 1 vacant Elected Supervisor position and 1 vacant Appointed Supervisor position with the Benton Conservation District. A conservation district supervisor is a public official who serves without compensation and who sets policy and direction for the conservation district. To be eligible to hold a Supervisor’s position, a candidate must occupy land within the conservation district boundary or be in possession of land within the district as an owner, lessee, renter, or tenant and be a registered voter in the State of Washington. In addition to the required qualifications above, candidates for the Elected Supervisor position must also be a qualified district elector and a registered Benton County voter. The filing deadline for the elected Supervisor position is 4:00 p.m. on February 11, 2020 at 10121 W. Clearwater Ave., Suite 101, Kennewick, WA.
An election for a Supervisor position with the Benton Conservation District will be held on March 10, 2020 at 10121 W. Clearwater Ave., Suite 101, Kennewick, WA. Polls will open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 12:00 p.m. All registered voters who reside within the Benton Conservation District boundary are eligible to vote. Election procedures are available at the district office. Absentee ballots are available upon request for eligible voters but must be requested before 3:00 p.m. on February 25th, 2020. Please contact Patty Eldredge at (509) 416-0440 ext 103 or the District office at 10121 W Clearwater Ave, Suite 101, Kennewick, WA for absentee ballots or if you have any questions.
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