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The Board Directors of the CSLRCD are appointed by the County Board of Supervisors, and are not compensated for their work. As a state special district , the Board can make legal agreements with county, state and federal governments for work in the district. Associate directors (whose roles are advisory) may be appointed by the CSLRCD to assist in special areas of interest.

Board meetings are public and held monthly, usually on the fourth Friday of each month at noon at the UC Co-Op Extension auditorium in San Luis Obispo. Agendas are posted at least 72 hours before the meeting at the following locations:

  • a) Coastal San Luis RCD office at 1203 Main Street, Suite B, Morro Bay, CA
  • b) San Luis Obispo City/County Library at 995 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo
  • c) On this website at "Agenda and Minutes"

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Seeking New Board Member

For more than 50 years, the Coastal San Luis Resource Conservation District has been helping landowners with soil and water conservation projects and education that protect the creeks and rivers leading into Morro Bay, Oso Flaco Lake and the Cuyama River.

The seven-member volunteer Board of Directors currently has a vacancy. Anyone interested in serving on the Board or interested in the RCD and its work, please see the job description below or call the RCD office at (805) 772-4391.

Letters of interest addressed to the Board of Directors at the CSL RCD office should be received by September 22, 2016; please send to 1203 Main Street Suite B, Morro Bay, CA 93442.


Board Director Job Description

Candidates must be registered voters in California and must reside in the District or own property in the District. Directors are either elected or appointed by the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors and serve a four-year term. There are no limits on the number of terms. Directors receive no compensation, but can be reimbursed for pre-approved travel and other associated expenses when conducting work of the District.

Board Members are expected to:
• Be interested in local conservation issues and willing to learn about them
• Attend monthly Board meetings
• Participate in District policy and program development
• Provide financial guidance and oversight
• Provide guidance and direction to staff and maintain fair and equitable personnel policies

• Understand the need for conservation of soil, water and other natural resources. Other qualifications that may be helpful are:
     a) Environmental awareness
     b) Skills in conduct of meetings and parliamentary procedure
     c) Technical background in environmental sciences or agriculture

Other Requirements:
• Complete ethics training (available on-line)
• Complete Statement of Economic Interests (FPPC Form 700) upon assuming position, annually, and upon leaving position

For further information about the seven-member Board of Directors:
• Visit the Coastal San Luis RCD website: www.coastalrcd.org
• Call the CSL RCD office: 805-772-4391