Fall River County Weed & Pest Board Meeting
January 21, 2021
The Fall River County Weed and Pest Board meeting was called to order by President Jerry Wyatt at 2:07 p.m. January 21, 2021 at the Fall River County South Annex meeting room. Attending members were Joe Falkenburg, Bob Novotny, John Sides, Wayne Hageman, Telca Paprocki, Buffalo Gap Grasslands Rep., 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 John Sides.
Old Business: John Sides made the motion to keep Scotch thistle on the locally noxious weed list. Seconded by Bob Novotny.
Nina Steinmetz reported on active prairie dog enforcements. All enforcements will have an annual recount and mapping done in January/February . Landowners will be informed of the 2021 count and if further management work that may be needed.
New Business: Nina Steinmetz presented an end of the year 2020 report and update 2021.
Joe Falkenburg made a motion to retain the 2020 officers for 2021 and Bob Novotny 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:
• Black Hills Stock Show State Weed and Pest Booth- Feb. 2, Tuesday- 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Weather permitting – Supervisor only.
• Supervisor Recertification class are being held on-line.
• State Weed and Pest Conference 2019 – Feb. 16-29, 2021 – has been cancelled. The State Weed and Pest Commission meeting will be by Zoom on Feb. 19, 2021. Contact the Weed and Pest office for more details.
Private Applicators Recertification is being provided on-line. Contact the Weed and Pest office for more details.
There will be no February meeting. The next meeting will be March 4, 2021 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. 4, 2021