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SUSSEX CONSERVATION DISTRICT
PUBLIC NOTICE

The Sussex Conservation District Sediment and Stormwater Program is proposing revisions to its Standard Plan Application Fee Schedule.

The Standard Plan Application Fee Schedule can be viewed on the District’s website at Sussexconservation.org or may also be reviewed at the following location:

Sussex Conservation District
23818 Shortly Road
Georgetown, DE  19947

For additional information or any appointments to review the proposed Standard Plan Application Fee Schedule at the Sussex Conservation District office, please contact David Baird or Jessica Watson, Sussex Conservation District Sediment and Stormwater Program, 23818 Shortly Road, Georgetown, DE, (302) 856-2105, David.Baird@state.de.us or Jessica.Watson@state.de.us.

A public hearing will NOT be held unless the District Board of Supervisors receives a meritorious request for a hearing within 15 days of date of this notice, ending July 18, 2016.  A request for a public hearing shall be in writing and show familiarity with the proposed Standard Plan Application Fee Schedule and a reasoned statement of the changes’ probable impact.

 

Employment Opportunities

SCD SEEKS AGRICULTURAL CONSERVATION PLANNER
Agricultural Conservation Planner with nutrient management experience needed.  Must be proficient with computers, including MS Word, Excel, databases, and ArcGIS a plus.  Good communication skills a must.  Works well with others and independently.  Field work required.  BS in agriculture, environmental science, or natural resources preferred.  A DE Nutrient Management Certification must be obtained as a condition of employment within one year.  Send resume to Ag Conservation Manager, 21315 Berlin Road, Unit 4, Georgetown, DE 19947 or via email at scdemployment@state.de.us no later than July 22, 2016.  A complete job description is available at SCD Employment Opportunities

Latest Information

The Sussex Conservation District will be accepting applications for cost-share assistance for cover crops, tax ditch maintenance, and other water quality best management practices beginning Monday, June 13 through Friday, August 5. The hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, give our office a call at (302) 856-3990 ext. 3.

Check out two locally led soil health videos that focus on the benefits of soil health. You may view them here.

Special Funding Available for Bank Stabilization Projects on Tax Ditches in Sussex County, Delaware. For more information

Special Cover Crop Funding is targeted for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in Sussex County, Delaware. For more information                         

Can Delaware's efforts to improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay offer ideas for other states and watersheds?
Take a look at this feature from WTOL in Toledo.

How Delaware is helping to clean the Chesapeake Bay.