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Soil & Water Conservation District 

Notice of Elected Supervisor Position Vacancy

The Floyd County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) will be accepting applications for a SWCD elected supervisor position.  Elected supervisors are public officials responsible for setting policy that develops programs to address local natural resource concerns.  Supervisors will serve a three year term on a board of three elected and two appointed supervisors.  Interested persons may seek an application form at our district office: Pineview Government Center / 2524 Corydon Pike, Suite 103 / New Albany, IN.

Elected supervisors must be an occupier of a tract of land that is located in the district (Floyd County), and they must also maintain permanent residence within the district. The deadline for applying is November 26, 2018.  For more information, please call 812/ 945-9936.

Floyd County Soil & WaterThe Floyd County Soil & Water Conservation District assists landowners with issues concerning land. The Soil & Water Conservation District can assist with inquiries concerning erosion control, land conservation and can provide additional information on additonal state and federal resources available to land owners.

*Please note the Soil and Water Conservation District does not handle water or solid waste billing. 

District

The employees of the Floyd County SWCD are comprised of a board of elected supervisors, and an office staff of three. Due to the mandate that supervisors represent their actual county of residence, our board of supervisors are all Floyd county residents that own property in the county.

Education

Our classroom presentations are offered to schools, universities, clubs and public outreach programs free of charge. If you're a teacher wishing to schedule an appointment, please send an to Angel Jackson via email at: ajackson@floydcounty.in.gov

  • Your preferred day of the week
  • Time of day (morning or afternoon)
  • Presentation topic
  • Number of students

Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors meet the first Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the district office. The exception is during the months of June and July. The board of supervisors meet on the first Monday of those months at 10:00 a.m.

  • Tom King, Vice Chair
  • Maurice Stilger, Board Supervisor
  • Marilee Burnside, Board Supervisor
  • Ronald Wathen Sr., Board Supervisor
  • Dennis Konkle, Chairman

Contact Soil & Water Conservation District

  • For general questions about our office or any sales/workshops, contact Angel Jackson or Jade Bilyeu
  • For questions about classroom presentations, education outreach, or to schedule an appointment for an organization or club, contact Angel Jackson at: ajackson@floydcounty.in.gov 
  • For questions about site construction, erosion control measures, or to log a complaint about a construction site, contact Floyd County Stormwater at: stormwater@floydcounty.in.gov

Related Forms & Permit Applications

Latest News

State Provides Clean Water Grants

Oct 2018 - The State Soil Conservation Board (SSCB) awarded more than $1 million to 32 Soil and Water Conservation Districts for projects designed to improve water quality across the state. This funding is part of the Clean Water Indiana (CWI) grant program, which is administered by the Indiana State Department of Agriculture.

The CWI program, funded mainly by the state’s cigarette tax revenue, was designed to support Indiana’s conservation districts, as they work to reduce non-point sources of water pollution. While the projects vary depending on the needs of each district, some examples include promoting conservation, purchasing better equipment and providing technical assistance, education and training in the community.

Districts were also encouraged to collaborate with neighboring counties and many will use this funding to leverage additional resources from outside organizations or cost-share programs.

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