Among the items on the general election ballot are three seats on the non-partisan Palm Beach Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors. There are eight candidates seeking three seats on the board that operates this little-known public agency.
The State of Florida mandates that each county have a Soil & Water Conservation District. It works with local businesses and agencies countywide to provide conservation services, including reduced-fee evaluations by its mobile irrigation lab and education for landowners on ways to protect and sustain environmental resources.
This year, three seats on the five-member board are up for election. Audrey Friedrich and Ann Marie Sorrell square off for the Group 2 seat.
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