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SUSSEX CONSERVATION DISTRICT
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org no later than July 22, 2016. A complete job description is available at SCD Employment Opportunities.
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.
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