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Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors sworn in

Feb. 07, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

WILLOW WOOD, Ohio -- Two supervisors elected to the Lawrence Soil and Water Conservation District Board were sworn in on Tuesday, Jan. 29.

Phillip Ellis was re-elected to serve a three-year term and Steve Lambert was newly elected to serve a three-year term on the SWCD Board of Supervisors. Their terms run from Jan. 1, 2013 through Dec. 31, 2015.

Ellis and Lambert were sworn in by Rob Hamilton, ODNR-DSWR Program Specialist.

Supervisors for the Lawrence Soil and Water Conservation District are volunteers. They are elected at a special election held each fall. A total of five board members provide guidance to the district by setting priorities and developing the local program.

The Lawrence SWCD provides assistance to the public on such programs as floodplain management, storm water management, drainage issues, logging complaints, house numbering, rental equipment, CAUV maps, tree seedling sales, education programs, development permits, building permits and more.

If you are interested in learning more about the Lawrence SWCD, call 740-867-4737 or visit www.lawrenceswcd.org.

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