Fall River County Weed & Pest Board Meeting
January 21, 2020
The Fall River County Weed and Pest Board meeting was called to order by Vice-president John Sides at 2:00 p.m. January 21, 2020 at the Fall River County South Annex meeting room. Attending members were Joe Falkenburg, Bob Novotny, Wayne Hageman, and Nina Steinmetz. All motions unanimous unless otherwise stated. Motion to approve the agenda and minutes of the last meeting were made by Joe Falkenburg and seconded by Wayne Hageman.
Old Business: Nina Steinmetz presented the final numbers for reimbursement grants. The Leafy Spurge grant is yet to be filed.
Report was given on topics from the Range Day - Chadron State College – Jan 16, 2020 – 8:30-4:00.
Discussion was held on properties that are on the Watch List for 2020. Group also discussed steps that need to be taken to make the enforcement procedure more efficient and timely.
New Business: End of the 2019 year finances and the 2020 budget were looked at.
There is an opening for the 4-H/Extension/Weed and Pest office manager position.
Bob Novotny made a motion to retain the 2019 officers for 2020 and Wayne Hageman seconded the motion. Officers are as follows: Jerry Wyatt , President , John Sides, Vice-President, Nina Steinmetz, Secretary.
The Weed and Pest staff will be attending the following events:
• Pipeline Safety Program: Jan. 23, 2020 – 5:30 p.m.- Hot Springs
• Black Hills Stock Show State Weed and Pest Booth- Feb. 3rd, Monday- 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Weather permitting – Supervisor only.
• State Weed and Pest Conference 2019 – Feb. 18-21, 2019 – Huron, SD – Bob Novotny/Nina Steinmetz
• Private Applicators Recertification: _February 27th, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – South Annex
There will be no February meeting. The next meeting will be March 3, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Fall River County Weed and Pest Office/ South Annex. Meeting was adjourned.
Nina Steinmetz, Secretary
Published once at the total approximate cost of $27.09
Published: Feb. 6, 2020