Fall River County Weed & Pest Board Meeting
September 1, 2020 Minutes
The Fall River County Weed and Pest Board meeting was called to order by President Jerry Wyatt at 2:00 p.m. September 1, 2020 at the Fall River County South Annex meeting room. Attending members were Bob Novotny, John Side, Wayne Hageman, Joe Falkenburg, and Nina Steinmetz. Also in attendance was Telca Paprocki, Buffalo Gap National Grasslands representative. All motions unanimous unless otherwise stated. Motion to approve the agenda, minutes of the last meeting and treasurer’s report was made by Joe Falkenburg and seconded by Bob Novotny.
Mosquito surveillance will be completed this week and fogging with finish up the week of Sept. 7th.
Discussion was held on watch properties. Supervisor was reminded of other properties that need to be visited as soon as possible.
The county will be taking jugs to Rapid City on Sept. 10 for recycling and landowners are reminded that the staff can come to their property if landowners have jugs to recycle or jugs can be placed in the containment area by the county weed and pest shop.
Landowners are encouraged to bring copies of herbicide/application receipts to the office to be eligible for reimbursement grants. Closing date for receipts is tentatively September 30.
The supervisor will be working on 3 grant possibilities for 2021 – Common Mullein – Round 2, Salt Cedar Clean Up, and Absinth Wormwood Education/Assistance.
It was approved by the Commissioner to place a help wanted ad for a full time employee that will be part-time weed sprayer/ administrative assistant and part-time EM administrative assistant.
The next meeting will be October 6th, 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 $25.20
Published: Sept. 10, 2020