|Putnam Soil & Water annual meeting set for Sept. 4|
|Thursday, August 22, 2013 12:04 AM|
PUTNAM COUNTY — Everyone is invited to the 57th annual Putnam Soil & Water Conservation District open house. It will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 4 with a complementary meal at 6 p.m. The location is in the meeting room at the Putnam County Agricultural Service Complex, 1206 E. Second St., Ottawa (former Weatherseal building).
An election of one board supervisor will be held from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The winning candidate will be granted a three year term starting in January 2014. Candidates running include Kyle Haselman and Mark Kahle. If you are unable to attend but would like to still vote, absentee ballots are available until Sept. 4 at the Soil and Water office.
During the program, different individuals will be honored in the county who have demonstrated conservation efforts. The Conservation Farmer of the Year will be presented to Tim Luginbill of Pandora. Terry Schroeder of Ottawa will be presented with the CREP award and Jeff Jostpille, teacher at Fort Jennings School, will be given the Conservation Teacher Award.
No RSVP is required to attend this event but if you know you will be attending, please call the office at 419-523-5159.