Election Resolution

Resolution # 2017-002
December 14, 2017

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of the Eastern Klickitat Conservation District (“District”) operates under the laws of the 1588 State of Washington applicable to conservation districts.

WHEREAS the District is governed by a five-member board, as set out in RCW Chapter 89.08 and WAC Section 135-110.

It is RESOLVED that a poll-site election for an open position on the District Board of Supervisors will be held on February 27, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.at the Alder Creek Grange Hall, 304 Market Street, Bickleton, WA 99322.

The elected position whose term is expiring in May 2018 is currently held by Steve Matsen. The appointed position whose term is expiring in May 2018 is currently held by Rhon Raschko.

Interested candidates must be registered voters who reside within the boundaries of the District. Candidates may be required to be landowners or operators of a farm, depending on the current composition of the District board of supervisors.  The filing deadline for candidates to file their candidate information is January 30, 2018 at 4:00 pm.  Interested candidates must file their candidate information at the following location: 1107 S. Columbus Ave., Goldendale WA 98620.

Eligible voters are registered voters who reside within the boundaries of the District. The last day and time that voters can request absentee ballots from the District is February 6, 2018.  Absentee ballots can be requested from Election Supervisor Mindy Pomerinke, 1107 S. Columbus Ave, Goldendale WA 98620, (509)773-5823 x 5, cdoffice@ckcd.org.

A conservation district supervisor is a public official who serves without compensation and who sets policy and direction for the conservation district. The published election procedures can be viewed at the District office and are available from the Washington State Conservation Commission at http://scc.wa.gov/.

Adopted at a regular board meeting of the District Board of Supervisors on December 14, 2017.

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