OXFORD – The board of supervisors and district staff have announced Sandy Roderick has been elected to a three-year term as supervisor of the Oxford County Soil and Water Conservation District. There were no “write-ins” for other candidates.

As a district board supervisor, Roderick will work with district staff to develop local, state and national conservation programs.

Common concerns often addressed by district boards include developing conservation plans for landowners, water quality and supply, timber management and sustainability, installing conservation practices, wildlife management, conservation education, preservation of agricultural land, establishing priorities for agency efforts, promotional efforts such as displays/award programs/and contests, erosion and sedimentation inspection activities and plan reviews, watershed management and natural resource surveys and inventories.

The district is made up of five supervisors of which three are elected and two are appointed. Public board meetings are held every second Tuesday of the month at 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact the Oxford County SWCD at 1570 Main St., Suite 10, Oxford, ME 04270-3390, or call 743-5789, ext. 101.


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