(a)  All Supervisors shall complete Basic Training for Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors.

(b)  Participation in this required basic training course shall be completed within the first year of service as an elected or appointed Supervisor.

(c)  For Supervisors serving prior to December 2022, documentation of previous participation in this required basic training course shall meet the requirement as set forth in this Rule.

(d)  For Supervisors that are re-elected in December 2022 that have not previously participated in this required basic training course, participation shall be required in 2023 or at the next available offering.

(e)  The Commission shall review and approve the Basic Training curriculum annually and publish the approved curriculum on its website. The training shall include those topics set forth in G.S. 139-7.2.

(f)  Basic Training curriculum shall include the duties and responsibilities of district Supervisors.

(g)  Basic Training may be provided by the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill or other qualified sources as outlined in Rule .0204(c)(3) of this Section.


History Note:        Authority G.S.139-4(d)(13); 139-7.2;

Eff. March 1, 2022.