Please join us for our 72nd Annual Election!
The Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission will cause an election of Supervisors of the Portage Soil & Water Conservation District to be held in accordance with Chapter 940 of the Ohio Revised Code.
Residents or landowners, firms, and corporations that own land or occupy land in PORTAGE COUNTY and are 18 years of age and older may vote for Supervisor. A non-resident landowner, firm, or corporation must provide an affidavit of eligibility, which includes designation of a voting representative, prior to casting a ballot.
There are three ways an eligible voter can cast a ballot:
- At the annual meeting, which will take place September 13, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Garden Meeting Room at 6970 State Route 88, Ravenna, OH 44266
- At the SWCD office until 4:30 p.m. on September 13, 2018; or
- Vote absentee by requesting the proper absentee request forms from the SWCD office at the following address: Portage SWCD, 6970 St. Rt. 88, Ravenna, Ohio, 44266
Voting starts at 6:00 p.m. with dinner provided by Ravenna’s own Guido’s Restaurant starting at 6:30 p.m. After dinner, please join us for a presentation on U.S. Trade Policy and Its Impact on the Agricultural Sector by Dr. Ian Sheldon, OSU Professor and Andersons Chair of Agricultural Marketing and Trade Policy.
Tickets for the dinner are $10.00. Please preorder banquet tickets by using THIS FORM. Dinner reservation requests should be received by this office no later than September 7, 2018. If you have any questions you can contact our office at 330-235-6815 for more information. Voting and the presentation are FREE. Registration for the presentation is encouraged but not required!