Submitted by Osceola-Lake, Mecosta Conservation Districts BIG RAPIDS\u00a0\u2014\u00a0The Osceola-Lake and Mecosta Conservation Districts will have their annual meeting from\u00a09 a.m. to 4 p.m.\u00a0on Friday, Sept. 30, at the Paris Park Fish Hatchery, in Paris.\u00a0 Events will include:\u00a0 Seedling pickup for those who placed an order,\u00a0 Aquatic Invasive Species Presentation from\u00a010 a.m. to noon,\u00a0 Public comment on fiscal year 2016-17 budgets,\u00a0 Osceola-Lake Conservation District director election. Those who wish to vote in the election but cannot attend the annual meeting can do so with an absentee ballot, by requesting a ballot in person at the Osceola-Lake CD office during regular business hours or by writing to, calling or emailing the District office. This event is open to the public. For more information contact the Osceola-Lake Conservation District office at (231) 832-2950, ext. 5,\u00a0or the Mecosta Conservation District office at (231) 796-0909, ext. 3.