Fall River County Weed & Pest Board Meeting
September 2, 2021 Minutes
The Fall River County Weed and Pest Board meeting was called to order by President Jerry Wyatt at 2:00 p.m., September 2, 2021 at the Fall River County South Annex meeting room. Attending members were Bob Novotny, John Side, Wayne Hageman, Nina Steinmetz and at 2: 07- Joe Falkenburg. All motions unanimous unless otherwise stated. Motion to approve the agenda, minutes of the last meeting and treasurer’s report was made by Bob Novotny and seconded by John Sides.
Old Business: Motion was made by John Sides to keep the enforcement in place for the Henderson prairie dog town. Wayne Hageman seconded the motion. Roll Call vote: Bob Novotny- yes, John Side- yes, Wayne Hageman- yes, Jerry Wyatt- yes, Joe Falkenburg -absent
New Business: There will be a Celebration of Life for Ray Palmer, long time Fall River County Weed and Pest employee, September 18, at 2:00 p.m. at the American Legion, Hot Springs. Ray will be missed in the Weed and Pest Department and the county.
The Weed and Pest staff 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.
The supervisor will be working on 3 grant possibilities for 2022 –, Salt Cedar Clean Up, and Absinth Wormwood Education/Assistance, Canada Thistle virus.
Weed and Pest will be placing a help wanted ad for a part time employee for weed spraying and prairie dog applications.
The next meeting will be November 4th, 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 $24.57
Published: Sept. 16, 2021