Mille Lacs Soil and Water Conservation District Board Announces Vacancy


The Mille Lacs Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) announces a vacancy on its board of supervisors. If you are concerned about our natural resources, maintaining and improving water quality, and protecting our soil, consider becoming a board member of the Mille Lacs Soil and Water Conservation District.

Board members must live within the area they represent. The current board vacancy is in District 4, which encompasses Bradbury, Onamia, South Harbor, Kathio, and South Kathio Townships.

Board supervisors are responsible for setting policy and program direction for the Soil and Water Conservation District. Specific responsibilities include attending one monthly board meeting, plus opportunities to participate in additional committee meetings and regional conservation events. Supervisors will receive per diem plus expenses.

Interested individuals are requested to send a short biography and letter of interest by Thursday, September 6, to Susan Shaw, District Administrator, Mille Lacs SWCD; 635 2nd St SE, Milaca, MN 56353 or email to For more information visit our website at or contact Susan Shaw at 320-983-2160.

The board will appoint an individual to serve the remainder of this year until December 31, 2019. The board position will also appear as a special election on the November 2019 ballot to complete an interim term through December 31, 2020. The position will then return to its regular four-year term election cycle.