Soil and Water meeting to be held at Career Center

| October 12, 2015

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Soil and Water Conservation District will be having their 73rd Annual Meeting and Banquet on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Coshocton County Career Center.

Tickets for the event are $10 for adults and $ 5 for children 10 and under. The Fresno Methodist Ladies will be serving a baked steak dinner and tickets may be purchased at the Coshocton SWCD Office located in the County Services Building, 724 S. 7th Street or by calling 622-8087, ext. 4.  Deadline for purchasing tickets is Friday, Oct. 16 at 4:30 p.m.

David Woodmansee will be the guest speaker discussing “Indian Artifacts.” The Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission will cause an election of one supervisor of the Coshocton Soil and Water Conservation District to be held in accordance with Chapter 1515. 01-14 of the Ohio Revised Code. The candidates are: Chuck Ellis, Kelly Miller, and Beth Porteus Mullen. Voting will take place prior to the Coshocton SWCD Annual Meeting from 6 – 7 p.m. All voters must be at least 18 years of age. Coshocton County residents are eligible to vote along with non-residents who own or occupy land in Coshocton County. However, non-residents must provide additional documentation, so contact the SWCD office prior to voting to assure your eligibility. The election process will be similar to the county election. Voters will register, be given a ballot to vote, vote for the candidate of their choice and place the ballot in the ballot box. Any eligible voter can stop by the Career Center on Oct. 22 between the hours of 6 and 7 p.m. to vote and not feel obligated to attend the annual meeting.

Those who are unable to attend on Oct. 22 may request an absentee ballot and registration form from the Coshocton SWCD Office. Those wishing to vote by mail must request a ballot no later than Oct. 15 or request a ballot in person before noon on Oct. 22. Absentee ballots must be received in the SWCD Office no later than noon on Oct. 22.

The Outstanding Conservation Farmer for 2015 will be announced, the County Big Tree and Coshocton Is Blooming Big Tree Winners will be revealed, the Junior Fair Hay Show Winners will be presented awards, and several door prizes will be given away to conclude the meeting. Everyone is welcome and invited to attend.

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