Morton County Commission is seeking applicants for appointments to the following boards:

1. The Lower Heart Water Resource District Board is responsible for making decisions on issues involving the upkeep and improvements to the levee system protecting Mandan from Heart River flooding, also on the upkeep and improvements to the interior drainage system. The Morton County Lower Heart Water Resource District meets the second Thursday of each month, these will be three year terms.

Any qualified elector of the Morton County Lower Heart Water Resource District is eligible for appointment.

2. The Water Resource District Board is responsible for managing the various water resources and drainage areas in the district to include navigable streams and waterways as well as providing oversight of the Missouri West Water System. The Morton County Water District meets once per month, these will be three year terms.

Any qualified elector of the Morton County Water District is eligible for appointment.

3. The Morton County Road Commission will support the work of the Highway Department by providing mission-based leadership and strategic governance. Day-to-day operations of the department will be led by the County Engineer and the County Highway Director. The Road Commission will not have oversight or governance over the day-to-day operations, unless the involvement is appropriate and necessary. The Morton County Road Commission meets once per month, these will be four year terms.

Any qualified elector of Morton County is eligible for appointment.

4. The West Central Human Service Board is responsible for the following:

• Provide information to the N.D. Department of Human Services relative to needs assessment and the planning and development of health and social resources for the effective and efficient delivery of high-quality human services fully accessible to all citizens.

• Review services and programs provided by the regional human service center and make periodic recommendations for improvement in services, programs, or facilities.

• Promote cooperation and working arrangements with private human services agencies.

• Promote local and regional financing from public and private resources.

The board meets quarterly and terms are for two years.

Any qualified elector of Morton County is eligible for appointment.

Interested persons are required to complete an auxiliary board application which can be found at www.co.morton.nd.us and submit the application to: Morton County Auditor, Dawn Rhone, 210 Second Ave. N.W., Mandan N.D. 58554. For more information contact Rhone at 701-667-3300 or dawn.rhone@mortonnd.org.

Deadline for submissions of application is Dec. 15.

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