Conservation district voters elect new board member

March 23, 2010

King Conservation District voters elected Renton resident Max Prinsen, a conservation district associate supervisor and the president of a wetland-conservation group, to the district board last week. Read more

Conservation district voters elect new board member

March 17, 2010

NEW — 11:44 a.m. March 17, 2010

King Conservation District voters elected Renton resident Max Prinsen, a conservation district associate supervisor and president of a wetland-conservation group, to the district board Tuesday.

Prinsen pulled ahead of four other candidates — including former Issaquah wetland biologist Kirk Prindle — to win a three-year term on the five-member board. Prinsen received about 42 percent of the vote; Prindle placed fourth in the race.

The district promotes sustainable use of natural resources, and provides information and voluntary technical-assistance programs to landowners. The all-volunteer governing board includes three members elected by district residents and two members appointed by the state Conservation Commission.

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File to run for King Conservation District seat by Feb. 16

February 1, 2010

NEW — 6 a.m. Feb. 1, 2010

King Conservation District voters will elect a member to the board of supervisors next month. The district includes Issaquah and most of King County.

Candidates for the March 16 election must file at the district office in Renton by Feb. 16. The district promotes sustainable use of natural resources, and provides information and voluntary technical-assistance programs to landowners.

A five-person board of supervisors oversees the district. The board includes three members elected by district residents and two members appointed by state Conservation Commission.

Potential candidates must complete a candidate information form and nominating petition with at least 25 district voters’ signatures. The petition must be submitted to the district office — 1107 S.W. Grady Way, Suite 130, Renton  — by 5 p.m. Feb. 16.

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