Fall River County Weed & Pest Board
July 1, 2021
The Fall River County Weed and Pest Board meeting was called to order by Jerry Wyatt, President at 2:15 p.m. July 1, 2021 at the Fall River County Weed and Pest Office/South Annex meeting room. Attending members were Bob Novotny, Joe Falkenburg, 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 Joe Falkenburg and seconded by Bob Novotny.
Supervisor, Nina Steinmetz gave a report on the Watch Properties in the county and calls received about infections of concern.
After a lengthy discussion a motion was made by John Sides and seconded by Bob Novotny to file a Declaration of Infestation on property Section 21, Township 7S and Range 8E - James Watkins for an infestation of Canada Thistle. Board Member’s vote: Jerry Wyatt – Yes, Bob, Novotny- Yes, Joe Falkenburg- Yes, Wayne Hageman- Absent, John Sides – Yes. Motion passed.
Abbey Ries gave a report on mosquito count numbers and fogging applications.
Weed and Pest office will be scheduling an airplane fly over for the intent of noticing and GPSing possible infestations of state and locally noxious weeds in the month of July.
The Weed and Pest staff will be attending to an educational booth at the Fall River County Fair, July 29-31, in Edgemont, SD.
A call-in or attend bonus meeting is tentatively set for July 8, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at the Fall River County Weed and Pest Office/South Annex meeting room.
The next regular meeting will be August 5th, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at the Fall River County Weed and Pest Office/South Annex meeting room. Meeting was adjourned.
Nina Steinmetz, Secretary
Published once at the total approximate cost of $24.57
Published: July 8, 2021