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70th Annual Meeting and Supervisor Election

Supervisor Election Procedures 

     In accordance with Chapter 1515 of the Ohio Revised Code, an election will be held for two supervisors to be elected to serve three-year terms of  office on the Hancock Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors.

     Voting will take place at the 70th Annual Meeting, August 2, 2016, at The Brugeman Lodge in Riverbend Recreation Area, Twp. Rd. 208, Findlay, Ohio. The voting will start at 5:00 p.m. and continue until 6:15 p.m. You do not need a ticket or need to attend the Annual Meeting to vote. 

     You may also vote by absentee ballot starting July 12, 2016 and continuing until 12:00 noon on August 2, 2016 at the  Hancock Soil & Water Conservation District office, 7868 CR 140, Suite E, Findlay, Ohio, 45840 or by mail. Absentee ballots may be obtained by contacting the district office at 419-422-6569.

Supervisor Candidates


       Richard Gassman                    Steven Ruggles                Linda Tuttle


Hancock SWCD is now taking orders for the 2016 Fish Sale. The order deadline is September 8, 2016 and the pick-up date is September 13, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. in the Agricultural Service Center parking lot. Click here to download an order form.

2016 Farm Tour

The 2016 Farm Tour will be September 17, 2016!  We need volunteers! If you would like to assist with this great county wide event; contact Farm Tour chairman, Linda Tuttle, and/or co-chairman, Evan Jackson or contact the office at 419-422-6569. 

Blanchard River Update


The Blanchard River Stream Enhancement Project for the removal of dead Ash Trees on the Blanchard River is now done in Hancock county. H&H Land Clearing has now moved into Putnam county.  The crew will return and finish work within the City of Findlay after Putnam county work is done.If you have any questions on the project you may contact Gary Tuttle at 419-422-6569 Ext. 104.



Our Mission

To promote awareness and conservation of our natural resources through leadership, education, and services.

Our Vision

To be recognized as a leader in promoting responsible stewardship and conservation of our natural resources through partnerships to enhance the quality of life.

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Hancock Soil & Water Conservation District
7868 County Road 140, Suite E
Findlay, Ohio 45840
Phone: 419-422-6569