FSA County Committee Election Results

The County Committee election for the Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committee has come to a close. County Committee election ballots were mailed out November 3 and were due back in the FSA Office no later than December 4. The ballots received for the election were counted at the County Committee meeting which was held on December 7. The elected County Committee member will take office January 1 and serve a three year term. The results of the election are as follows:

Howard Brent Balenseifen Elected Member

Howard Balenseifen Alternate

County Committee members are an important component of the FSA office. The County Committee makes federal farm program delivery decisions that significantly affect producers and the county's agricultural section as a whole, the Committee makes decisions on applications for disaster assistance, and also plays a vital role in helping local farmers and ranchers weather tough financial times and natural disasters through the programs FSA administrates.

The 2006 County Committee election was held for Local Administrative Area #2 (LAA#2). The description for LAA #2 is as follows: 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 mile to the point of beginning (Keyes area).