The MU Pettis County Extension Council election will run from January 2 until January 15.  The Pettis County Extension Council is comprised of elected and appointed citizens of Pettis County who guide local MU Extension educational programming.  County council members: (1) work with regional specialists to provide the county educational programs, (2) manage finances of local extension operations, (3) provide personnel to carry out extension activities, and (4) elect and organize the local extension council.

University of Missouri Extension offers educational programs addressing high-priority areas like agriculture, horticulture, nutrition, consumer and family economics, business and industry, community development and youth development (4-H).

All Pettis County residents of voting age (18 years or older) are eligible to vote and may vote one time in the County Extension Council election.  Ballots for voting will be available from January 2, 2015 through January 15, 2015 online at http://extension.missouri.edu/pettis and at any at the following locations during their business hours:  Pettis County University of Missouri Extension Center at 1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia, MO; Pettis County Courthouse (2nd Floor); Boonslick Regional Library at 219 W. 3rd Street, Sedalia, MO; Sedalia Public Library at 311 West 3rd Street, Sedalia, MO; MFA Agri-Service of Sedalia at 2200 Clinton Rd, Sedalia, MO; FCS Financial at 2600 S.  Limit, Sedalia, MO; Sedalia City Municipal Building at 200 S. Osage, Sedalia, MO; North 65 Café at 22938 Hwy 65, Sedalia, MO; LaMonte Ag Co-op at 199 N. Walnut, LaMonte, MO; Central Missouri Electric Coop at 22702 U.S. 65, Sedalia, MO 65301; and in the January 2015 issue of the 4-H Newsletter.  For questions, contact the MU Extension Center of Pettis County at 660-827-0591 or by email at pettisco@missouri.edu.

(Courtesy of MU Pettis County Extension)