Clallam Conservation District sets 2018 election

Election for two positions with the Clallam Conservation District Board of Supervisors is set for March, and ballots may be turned in for those offices through Feb. 13.

The 2018 Clallam Conservation District Board of Supervisors election is scheduled for 3-7 p.m. Friday, March 13, at the Armory Square Office Building, 228 W. First St., Ste. H, Port Angeles.

The elected three-year term of office presently held by Don Hatler and the appointed three-year term of Ben Smith both expire in 2018.

Anyone residing and registered to vote in Clallam County is eligible to run for an elected position of Conservation District Supervisor. Interested candidates must submit the Candidate Information for the Office of Elected Supervisor form to the Clallam Conservation District by the candidate filing deadline of 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13.

Absentee ballots may be requested until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20.

The Nominating Petition for the Office of Elected Supervisor form, signed by 25 or more registered Clallam County voters, must be submitted to the Clallam Conservation District by the filing deadline in order for the candidate’s name to appear on the election ballot.

To be considered for appointment to the Clallam Conservation District Board of Supervisors, an Application for the Position of Appointed Conservation District Supervisor form must be received by the Washington State Conservation Commission by March 31.

Five positions comprise the Conservation District Board of Supervisors. Each serves a three-year term of office without compensation.

Registered Clallam County voters elect three of the positions.

The Washington State Conservation Commission appoints the other two positions.

Get forms and information about the responsibilities and obligations of district supervisors at the Clallam Conservation District office, Armory Square, 228 W. First St., Suite H, Port Angeles, by calling 360-775-3747, ext. 5, by visiting the district’s website at, or at the Washington State Conservation Commission website ( or by calling 360-407-6200.

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