MECOSTA COUNTY \u2014The Osceola-Lake and Mecosta Conservation Districts are seeking candidates to serve on their board of directors. There is one director position open on the Osceola-Lake Conservation District Board and two director positions open on the Mecosta Conservation District Board. Director positions are four-year terms. To serve on the Osceola-Lake Conservation District Board, candidates must be a resident of Osceola County or the east half of Lake County. To serve on the Mecosta Conservation District Board, candidates must be a resident of Mecosta County. Candidates must submit a petition signed by at least five residents of the district. A resident is an individual of legal age who can verify this by one piece of identification. Nominating petitions are available in either District office. The deadline for nominating petitions is 4 p.m. on Aug. 4. Election results will be announced at the district\u2019s annual meeting, which will be held on Oct. 3 at the Paris Park Fish Hatchery. For more information contact the Osceola-Lake Conservation District at (231) 832-2950 or Mecosta Conservation District at (231) 796-0909 x3.