All eligible voters in Local Administrative Area-1 (LAA-1), consisting of the communities of Laurel Bloomery, Mountain City, and Forge Creek are reminded to cast their ballots in the local FSA County Committee election on or before the Monday December 4, 2017 deadline. Anyone in these areas of the county who participates in a local FSA program., is of legal voting age and meets eligible voter criteria may vote. Ballots were mailed to eligible voters on November 6th. Eligible voters in LAA-1 who did not receive a ballot should contact their local FSA office immediately. Ballots must be returned to the FSA office or postmarked by December 4, 2017. Ballots will be counted on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 9:00 am at the Johnson County Farm Service Agency.FSA committee members play an important role in their communities by making decisions on commodity price support loans and payments; conservation and disaster programs, and other important issues. Newly elected committee members and alternates will take office January 1, 2018.For more information please visit the Johnson County FSA office at 119 S Murphey Street or call 727-9744.
USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W, Stop 9410, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call toll free at
866-632-9992 (English) or 800 877 8339 (TDD) or 866-377-8642 (English Federal relay or 800-845-6136 Spanish Federal relay. Special accommodations will be made upon request for individuals with disabilities or for individuals with vision impairment, or hearing impairment. If accommodations are required, please call JoAnn Reece at 423-727-9744.