POSGCD candidates sought

Candidates are being sought by the Milam County Commissioners Court to be considered for appointment to the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD).

County Judge Dave Barkemeyer said citizens of Milam County who are interested and qualified to serve either as an agricultural or industrial representative can submit a resume to a county commissioner or to the county judge by Oct. 31.

Resumes may be turned in at the county judge’s office at the courthouse in Cameron.

Qualifications and instructions for agricultural representative applicants:

Bona fide agricultural producers who derive a substantial portion of their income from agriculture in Milam County may submit a resume that describes your background, qualifications, portion of your income derived from agriculture and interest in groundwater issues.

You must be a resident of Milam County. You may include letters of support and/or petitions bearing signatures of supporters, although this is not required. Organizations such as Farm Bureau, Chambers-of-Commerce or clubs may not submit names but may support individual applicants.

Qualifications and instructions for industrial representative applicants:

Industrial candidates may either be submitted by their sponsoring company, or any individual that currently has an active industrial interest may submit a resume.

The candidate must represent an existing industrial enterprise that currently manufactures or produces a product in the county.

The candidate must be a resident of Milam County and must anticipate living here for the next four years.

The candidate’s resume must describe his or her background, qualifications, the industrial interest(s) represented and interest in groundwater issues.

Municipalities are submitting candidates for directors to represent municipal interests.

Consult the Milam County website at for a more detailed description of the POSGCD board duties and for more details on the selection process.

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