Fall River County Weed & Pest Board Meeting
September 4, 2018
The Fall River County Weed and Pest Board meeting was called to order by President Jerry Wyatt at 2:10 p.m. September 4, 2018 at the Fall River County Courtroom. Attending members were John Sides, Joe Falkenburg and Nina Steinmetz. All motions unanimous unless otherwise stated. Motion to approve the agenda and minutes of the last meeting were made by John Sides and seconded by Joe Falkenburg.
Old Business: The county will be done trapping and fogging this Friday, September 7, 2018. There was positive pool for West Nile in the Hermosa, Custer County trap.
The Henderson/Fall River County Weed and Pest Board hearing for September 5, 2018 has been cancelled. The amended Complaint has not been dismissed at this time.
New Business: Reminder that any empty herbicide containers that landowners would like to have recycled need to be to the Weed and Pest shop by September 4, 2018 for transportation to Rapid City on September 6, 2018.
John Sides moved to have Bull and Mush thistle be added to our locally noxious list for next year. Joe Falkenburg seconded the motion.
Currently Fall River County has five grant opportunities for landowners in Fall River County:
Prairie Dog Poison Reimbursement 50/50 - $6,000 – Receipts dated: November 1, 2017 - November 1, 2018 - Maximum amount may be put in place.
Landowner Herbicide Reimbursement 50/50 - $6,000 – Receipts dated: April 1, 2018 – November 1, 2018 - Maximum reimbursement amount may be put in place.
Baby’s Breath Control Assistance - $5,000 – Assistance with Herbicide and Application- Receipts dated: April 1, 2018 – November 1, 2018.
Hat/Indian Creek Control Assistance - $15,000 - Contact office for more information if own property along these waterways. Receipts dated: April 1, 2018 – November 1, 2018.
Salt Cedar Challenge - $15,000 - funds will be used for application and purchase of herbicide.
Discussion held on possible grants ideas for 2019.
The next meeting will be Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Fall River County Courthouse second floor Jury Room. Meeting was adjourned.
Nina Steinmetz, Secretary
Published once at the total approximate cost of $30.87
Published: Sept. 20, 2018