FSA County Committee Election
Ballots for the Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committee election were mailed out November 3 rd to producers living in Local Administrative Area #2 (LAA #2). LAA #2 is described as beginning at the North East corner of Cimarron County , then South along the county line a distance of 18 miles, then West a distance of 18 miles, then North a distance of 18 miles, then East a distance of 18 miles to the point of beginning.
Producers have until December 4 th to return their ballots to the FSA office for the election. For a ballot to be counted as valid, it must be either received in the Cimarron County Office or postmarked no later that December 4 th . If you are located in LAA #2 and did not receive a ballot in the mail, you can stop by the FSA Office and pick one up. By submitting a ballot you are taking the opportunity to have a voice in electing our officials for the Cimarron County FSA Committee. The Elected County Committee member and County Committee alternate will take office on January 1 st , 2007 .
If you receive a newsletter from the FSA Office chances are that you are an eligible voter. To vote you must be; 1) Of legal voting age and have an interest in a farm or ranch as one of the following: - an owner, operator, tenant, or sharecropper or - a partner in a general partnership or member of a joint venture that has an interest in a farm as an owner, operator, tenant, or sharecropper located in the LAA. 2) Not of legal voting age, but supervises and conducts the farm operations on an entire farm. 3) Eligible to participate in any FSA program that is provided by law, regardless of the status of funding. Anyone who meets the requirements in items 1 or 2, plus item 3 is eligible to vote.
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