Whatcom Conservation District  Seeking Candidates 

Conservation District supervisors are public officials who serve without compensation. Their role is to set policy and direction for the district. An individual interested in becoming a candidate must be a registered voter in Whatcom County who is an operator of a farm, or a landowner, and who resides within the boundary of the district. 

                                       Supervisor Role and Responsibilities

 Identify local natural resource conservation priorities.

•  Engage landowners, farm operators, residents, and local, state and federal legislators on conservation issues and programs and report on activities of the district.

•  Set policy and oversee the district through a structure of board officers and committees.

•. Inform and evaluate annual and long-range plans and budgets. 

The candidate filing deadline is 4:00 p.m. Friday, January 12, 2024. Candidate filing materials, or other election information and procedures can be found online (http://www.whatcomcd.org/board-elections) or by phone (360-526-2381).

The Whatcom Conser-vation District will hold a poll-site and mail-in ballot election for one seat on the district board of supervisors on Tuesday, March 19, 2024.

Only registered voters in Whatcom County are eligible to vote in the election. 

Mail-in ballots are available by request only. The deadline to request a mail-in ballot is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, February 11, 2024. Voter submitted mail-in ballots must be postmarked by March 19, 2024 or hand-delivered to the district office no later than 6 p.m. March 19, 2024.

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