Individuals concerned about Anoka County’s Natural Resources should consider filing
  • ACD is a non-regulatory county level subdivision of state government
  • Each Supervisor serves on one or more committee and some hold offices
  • Supervisors receive a per diem (compensation) of $75 per board meeting
  • Supervisors average less than $2,200 per year in per diems
  • Meetings average one - three per month
  • The Board of Supervisors is composed of five members
  • Supervisors are elected for four year terms
  • The Board determines the direction of the District and oversees it's operations with staff attending to the daily activities
  • Refer to section II page 5 of the ACD handbook to find out more about the role of the Supervisor

Minnesota's natural resources play an important role in the state's economy and its citizens' quality of life. Therefore, protecting and managing those natural resources is an important responsible. Citizens interested in leading those efforts are encouraged to run for supervisor of their local soil and water conservation district.  Being a supervisor is an opportunity for people concerned with resource management in Anoka County to become involved in policy making at the local, regional and state levels.

 Interested parties:

  • Candidates appear on the ballot for the general election
  • An individual must live in a district with an open supervisor position in order to run
  • Supervisors do not participate in primary elections.
  • Anoka County Elections office a 763/323/5275 for filing information.
  • There is a filing fee and each applicant will receive a filing packet with election regulations.