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MEETING NOTICE

The Board of Supervisors of the Ross Soil and Water Conservation District will hold a special meeting for the purpose of assessing hiring needs in conference room D at the Ross County Service Center at 475 Western Avenue in Chillicothe, Ohio on Tuesday July 30, 2024 at 5:30 p.m.

ELECTION NOTICE

The Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission will cause an election of Supervisors of the Ross Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) to be held in accordance with Chapter 940 of the Ohio Revised Code. Individuals who own or occupy land within the Ross Soil and Water Conservation District and are 18 years of age or older may vote for Supervisor.

 

There are three ways an eligible voter can cast a ballot: 

1.) At the SWCD office, 475 Western Avenue Suite H, from 8/6/2024 until 9/4/2024 during normal business hours; or

2.) At the SWCD Annual Meeting Ag Expo, which will take place at Ross County Service Center on 9/4/2024 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ; or

3.) Voting absentee from 8/6/2024 until 9/4/2024, by requesting the ballot application and election ballot from the SWCD office at the following address 475 Western Ave Ste H, Chillicothe, OH, 45601, by calling 740-772-4110 extension 3, or email admin@rosscountyswcd.org. Absentee ballots must be received by the SWCD office by 9/4/2024 at 12:00 p.m.

Two Supervisors will be elected to a three‐year term commencing January 1, 2025 and ending December 31, 2027.

Nominees are:

1.) Philip Gray, and

2.) Pamela Petzel Snyder.

STORMWATER REGULATIONS

Click here to view the Ross County Stormwater Regulations

Click here to view and download the Ross County Stormwater Permit Application

Local Weather Information

Board Meetings

The Ross Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors regular meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Ross County Service Center. Please contact the district to be notified about any special meetings or meetings on a particular topic. Email admin@rosscountyswcd.org or call the district office at 740-772-1711 extension 3 for login credentials to any online meeting.

Ohio Nutrient Applicator Forecast

Use this tool to determine what the risk of runoff will be after application

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Please Call
740-772-1711
and Press 3

or send us an email:

Bob Neal - Administrator
admin@rosscountyswcd.org

JT Flowers - Wildlife/Eng Tech
jtflowers@rosscountyswcd.org
 
Ben Givens - Ag/Eng Tech
bgivens@rosscountyswcd.org
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Greg Rouse - GIS Coordinator
grouse@rosscountyswcd.org
 
To reach the
Ohio Department of Agriculture
about Agricultural Pollution
Call 614-265-6610

LAEPP

Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program

The Ross Soil and Water Conservation District is a local sponsor under the Clean Ohio Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program (LAEPP). This means the Ohio Department of Agriculture Office of Farmland Preservation can partner with Ross County landowners and the Ross Soil and Water Conservation District to permanently preserve Ohio farms. Contact the district for more information or visit the Farmland Preservation website for more information.

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