Fall River County Weed & Pest Board Meeting
March 3, 2020
The Fall River County Weed and Pest Board meeting was called to order by President Jerry Wyatt at 2:00 p.m. March 3, 2020 at the Fall River County South Annex meeting room. Attending members were Bob Novotny, John Sides and Nina Steinmetz. All motions unanimous unless otherwise stated. Motion to approve the agenda and minutes of the last meeting were made by Bob Novotny and seconded by John Sides.
Old Business: The State Weed and Pest Conference was held in Aberdeen, SD February 18-21. Bob Novotny attended with Supervisor Nina Steinmetz. The County received 2 of 3 grants requested, Common Mullein Assistance and the non-competitive. Conference for 2021 will be in Spearfish, SD – Feb. 17-19.
The Private Applicators Training held February 28th at the South Annex was well attended.
New Business: John Sides motioned to ask commissioners to approve a wage increase for part-time sprayers and was seconded by Bob Novotny. Supervisor with attend April Commissioner meeting.
The Black Hills Botany Ecology Workshop will be held March 20, 2020 at the Game, Fish and Parks Outdoor Center in Rapid City.
Weed and Pest staff will be attending a mosquito control workshop, March 10 and the Black Hills Invasive Plant Partnership meeting March 12 at the Game, Fish and Parks Outdoor Center in Rapid City.
The next meeting will be April 7, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Fall River County Weed and Pest Office/ South Annex. Meeting was adjourned.
Nina Steinmetz, Secretary
Published twice at the total approximate cost of $20.79
Published: March 12, 2020