Barry Conservation District

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2019 Faces of Conservation- You’re Invited!



The Barry Conservation District Board of Directors has scheduled a special meeting for

Saturday, December 8, 2018
08:30 A.M.
At the Grove Street Cafe
Located at 370 N Grove St, Delton, MI

To discuss disbursement of 2018 endowment fund monies and to appoint a board member to fill a current vacancy.

The public is welcome to attend.

Legal Notice
Annual Meeting and Directors’ Election

To all Barry County residents, notice is hereby given that February 22nd, 2019, from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm, at 105 E State St, Hastings, the Barry Conservation District annual meeting and director’s election will be held.

The Agenda for the Annual Meeting is as follows:

  • 5:15 – Registration/Open House with staff
  • 5:30 – Call to Order (Election Open)
  • 5:35 – Annual Report and Awards
  • 6:15- Election Closed
  • 6:15 – Public Comment, Directors Comments, Election Results
  • 6:30 – Adjournment

Notice is also hereby given to all residents who are desiring to run for Conservation District Director in this election: petitions signed by at least five (5) residents of the Conservation District must be filed at the Conservation District Office before close of business on December 21st, 2018 being sixty (60) days prior to the annual meeting. Those wishing to submit a petition should request a form from the Conservation District at 1611 S Hanover St, Hastings, Michigan, 49058. Residents are individuals of legal age who can demonstrate residency in the Conservation District via one (1) piece of identification.

Now Hiring!
November 28th, 2018

The Barry Conservation District is seeking a dynamic Administrator to provide support to the programs and staff that promote responsible natural resource and land use management in Barry County. Position begins January 7th, 2019.

This individual should have strong communication skills and excellent personal presence. The Administrator is responsible for the District’s consistent achievement of its financial goals as well as many aspects of the day-to-day operations of the District. Qualified applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in natural resources, business, education or a related field, and must pass a background check.

See the position description for more information: Administrator Position Description

Please send .pdf versions of a one-page resume and a one-page cover letter to