Residents of Camden County (18 years and older) are urged to vote in the Camden County University of Missouri Extension Council elections that are taking place Jan. 18-24.

Residents of Camden County (18 years and older) are urged to vote in the Camden County University of Missouri Extension Council elections that are taking place Jan. 18-24.

Council Chair Tom Walker said seven county residents will be elected to fill this year’s vacancies in Districts I, II & III.  The nominees are as follows:
District I (Camdenton, Decaturville, Ha Ha Tonka, Horseshoe Bend, Linn Creek, Osage Beach, Sunrise Beach, Sunny Slope, Wilson Bend) - 5 positions open, each elected for a two-year term:
• Jeff Bethurem, Osage Beach
• Matt Birdsley, Lake Ozark
• Norma Botdorf, Camdenton
• Dennis Bruns, Camdenton
• Andy Draper, Lake Ozark
• Jim Gilley, Camdenton
• Karen Hughes, Lake Ozark      
• Chad Lewis, Osage Beach
• Sandy Nelson, Camdenton
• Michael Scahill, Sunrise Beach
• Tracy Stauch, Camdenton
• Tom Walker, Osage Beach
 
District II (Barnumton, Branch, Climax Springs, Macks Creek, Roach, Greenview) – 1 position open, elected for a two-year term:
• Pam Lancaster, Camdenton
• Sheila Morse, Camdenton
 
District III (Freedom, Toronto, Hill House, Montreal, Stoutland) – 1 position open, elected for a two-year term:
• Donna Owen, Stoutland
     
Members of the public will have two options to cast a vote this year.  Votes can be cast online at www.extension.missouri.edu/camden/ - click on the “Council election – voting open ”, or at one of several polling places located throughout the county.   Online voting may be done from 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18 through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24.  Polling places will be set up at several public places throughout the county from 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21, through 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24.
 
The following polling places will be open during business hours for district residents to vote:
• County Clerk’s Office, Courthouse, Camdenton, District I, II & III
• University Outreach & Extension Center, Camdenton, District I, II & III
• Central Bank of Lake of the Ozarks (Main Branch) – Osage Beach,  District I
• City Hall – Osage Beach, District I
• Administrative Bldg., Fire Station #1 – Sunrise Beach, District I & II
• Quietside  Quick Stop – Roach,  District II
• Senior Center – Macks Creek (a.m. Wed. & Friday), District II
• Library – Climax Springs (Tues.-Thurs.),    District II
• Quick Shop – Montreal, District III
 
For additional information contact the Camden County University of Missouri Extension center, Phone 573-346-2644 or camdenco@missouri.edu