Due to the Covid-19 pandemic our office will be closed to the public temporarily.
Please feel free to contact our office at 330-722-9322 or our website at www.medinaswcd.org.
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Our October Board Meeting will be held October 20th at 1:30 p.m. via phone conference, please contact the office at 330-722-9322 for log in information if you would like to attend.
2020 Medina County SWCD Election
Medina County Soil & Water Conservation District will hold an election for one Board Supervisor position for a three-year terms beginning January 1, 2021.
In person voting starts November 5th and ends November 18th.
Ballots are available at the District office (6090 Wedgewood Road, Medina) between November 5th and November 18th during regular office hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30; Monday to Friday).
Absentee ballots are available by contacting the District office between October 6, 2020 and November 18, 2020. Absentee ballots must be returned to the District office no later than 4:00 p.m. on November 18, 2020.
Eligible voters are Medina County landowners or residents at least 18 years old.
Two candidates — Tom Miller and Ronald L. Oiler — are on the ballot.
Voters will select one candidate.
Tom Miller-Guilford Township-Tom has been a life long resident of Guilford Township. He has been married to his wife Tammy for 32 years and they have two adult sons. He is active in his community serving as a 4-H advisor for over fifteen years, a member of Farm Bureau and is very active in his church. Tom manages his woodlot where he produces maple syrup as well as raising livestock. He also has volunteered for the District for many years. He is dedicated to preserving our natural resources for future generations.
Ron Oiler-Westfield Township-Ron grew up on a farm in Wyandot County. Has lived in Medina County for 28 years. Ron served as a Township Trustee for four years. He has 40 acres that is dedicated to conservation, that includes five acres of wildlife food plots. Married with one son and two grandchildren.
Experience-Vietnam Veterans of America, Buckeye State Council, District 6 Director (2014-current), Medina County Soil & Water, Associate Supervisor (2014-current), Medina County Board of Elections volunteer & technical rover for elections (2014-current), Medina County Council of Government (2010-2013), Westfield Township Board of Zoning appeals (2006-2009) Unisys Corporation, Blue Bell Pennsylvania (fka Sperry Corporation) Global Resource Management Director 35+ years, United States Army, Staff Sergeant, Tactical Operations Center, Viet Nam 2+ years, Masonic Lodge of Ohio, Seville Lodge #74 Chaplain for Lodge, Izaak Walton Conservation League of America, Medina County, served on Board of Directors for four years.
The Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission will cause an election of Supervisors of the Medina County Soil and Water conservation District (SWCD) to be held in accordance with Chapter 940 of the Ohio Revised Code.
Individuals who own or occupy land within the Medina County Soil and Water Conservation District and are 18 years of age or older may vote for Supervisors.
There are two ways an eligible voter can cast a ballot:
- At the SWCD office from November 5, 2020 until November 18, 2020 during normal business hours; or
- Voting absentee from October 6, 2020 until November 18, 2020, by requesting the ballot application and election ballot from the SWCD office at the following address 6090 Wedgewood Road, Medina, Ohio 44256, or by calling 330-722-9322.
Absentee ballots must be received by the SWCD office by November 18, 2020.
One Supervisor will be elected to a three-year term commencing January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2023.
- Tom Miller
- Ronald L. Oiler