Nominations are being accepted for the January election of the Vernon County University of Missouri Extension Council members, according to Council Chairman Leslie Carroll-Bartlett. The Extension council meets monthly and supports the activities of the local Extension Center.
Council members are elected or appointed to two-year terms and may not serve more than two consecutive terms. Nominees must be at least 18 and must reside in the district from which they are selected. Nominations must be made prior to Dec. 16.
Nominations may be made through the council chairman or the county extension center. You can contact the extension center at 417/448-2560 or go by the center in the ground floor of the Vernon County courthouse. Nominees will be contacted to secure their permission to place their names on the January ballot.