The Rusk County Groundwater Conservation District was created by the 78th Texas Legislature in 2003 by HB 3569. The citizens of Rusk County confirmed creation of the District by an election held June 5, 2004.

Mission of the District

The Rusk County Groundwater Conservation District’s mission is to Conserve, Preserve, and Protect the groundwater resources for all Rusk County residents.

 

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Rusk County Conservation District is composed of two members per County Precinct and one At Large by election.

President – Bobby Brown, Precinct #4
Vice President – David C. Powell, At Large
Treasurer/Secretary – John Langston, Precinct #3
Director Precinct #1 – Ken Ragle
Director Precinct #1Vacant
Director Precinct #2 – Roy Vannoy
Director Precinct #2 – Harry Hamilton
Director Precinct #3Vacant
Director Precinct #4 – Emily Whitworth

Staff

Robert Thornton
General Manager
generalmanager@rcgcd.org

Diana Martinez
Office Manager

diana@rcgcd.org

Jesus Quintero
Field Technician
jesus@rcgcd.org

Rusk County Texas Elections Office, find locations and dates of elections here.
Secretary of State Elections Division, find requirements and deadlines for filing for candidacy.
Application for a Place on the General Election Ballot, Secretary of State
Important Election Dates, Secretary of State

Next Election of Officers – November 3, 2020
District Order of Election
District Notice Deadline for Filing Application for Place on the Ballot

Requirements: To qualify to be elected as a Director, a person must be a registered voter in the precinct they represent.

Director Expiring Terms and Vacancies 2020 Elections
Director Precinct #1: Ken Ragle
Director Precinct #1: Vacant
Director Precinct #2: Harry Hamilton
Director Precinct #3: Vacant
Director Precinct #4: Bobby Brown
Director at Large: David C. Powell

Office Location & Contact

500 N. High St, Henderson, TX 75653
Mailing address: P.O. Box 97, Henderson, TX 75652
Office (903) 657-1900
Fax (903) 657-1922

General Office Email:rcgcd@suddenlinkmail.com
or contact the General Manager at generalmanager@rcgcd.org or the Office Manager

Office hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Office is closed on holidays, District Holiday Schedule

District Facebook Page

A Special Meeting and Public Hearings will be held by the Rusk County Groundwater Conservation District on August 24, 2020.  See Notice of Tax Rates The meeting will be held at 500 North Marshall St. in the building at the corner of Webster and Marshall Streets.  The Meeting begins at 3:00 PM.  The meeting is available by phone if needed.  The public may call 701-802-5460 and provide access code 437295 to join meeting.  ***All attending the meeting are expected to wear a mask and practice social distancing***

All are welcome and encouraged to attend District Board meetings.