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 two ways an eligible voter can cast a ballot:

  1. At the SWCD office, 475 Western Avenue, Suite H, Chillicothe, Ohio, 45601 from August 18, 2022, until September 16, 2022, during normal business hours; or

  2. At the SWCD Annual Meeting, which will take place at the Ross County Fairgrounds Multipurpose Building at 344 Fairgrounds Road in Chillicothe, Ohio on August 18, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

 

Two Supervisors will be elected to a three‐year term commencing January 1, 2023 and ending December 31, 2025.

 

Nominees are:

1. Nancy Ames

2. Tyler Whitten

Voter Eligibility and Requirements

All owners and occupiers of land at least 18 years of age or older within Ross County are eligible to vote for SWCD board supervisor. This includes legal residents of Ross County, non-resident land-owners, non-resident land occupiers, and representatives of firms, corporations, limited liability companies (LLC), or trusts located within Ross County. All eligible voters must certify their status as an eligible voter by signature on the ballot application. Individuals may vote under each of the above listed applicable categories only once regardless of the number of parcels owned, or number of leases or properties rented. One LLC officer or representative may vote on behalf of an LLC, but members may not. A trustee or designee may vote for a trust, but not a beneficiary.

Voter Eligibility Form (EL-7)

All absentee voters need to complete and sign the Voter Verification Form (EL-7). Question number 1 needs marked yes stating the voter is at least 18 years old. If question number 2 is marked NO, check the appropriate box in question number 3. The name and address information need to be completed. For LLC, partnerships, etc. this address should be the person’s mailing address who is voting. Not the address of the LLC or Partnership. The voter verification form must be signed. Ballots received and not accompanied by a fully completed voter verification form will be deemed invalid.