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Weed Department

North Dakota Tourism

Randy Gaebe Weed Control Officer

PHONE: (701) 523-4902

104 1st St NW
Bowman, ND 58623

Bowman County Weed Department

The Bowman County Weed Board is made up of 3 members appointed by the County Commission. The Weed Board hires a Weed Control Officer, a position held by Randy Gaebe, who also works closely with landowners.

The job of the Weed Board and Weed Officer is to enforce the North Dakota Century Code noxious weed law. Please contact the office for more information about the Weed Board and the numerous programs aimed at helping landowners with noxious weeds.

The Weed Control office is located in the upper level of the Bowman County Courthouse.


Weed Department Minutes

May 06, 2015

Bowman County Weed Board Special Meeting Minutes

Dakota Room at Bowman County Courthouse

Roll call: Jerid Janikowski, Jeff Oakland, George Buckmeier, Randy Gaebe

Chairman Jeff Oakland called the meeting to order.


New Business:


Board members discussed the 319 Grant for Canada thistle targeted grazing project at Bowman Haley Dam


Jerid moved, George seconded a motion to accept the 319 grant from Dakota West Resource Conservation & Development , in collaboration with the Bowman Slope Soil Conservation District, and to use grant funds to purchase a Solar West model 111 portable water system for $7,400.00 to be used at the Bowman Haley Dam Canada thistle grazing project. On a roll call vote, all board members voted yes.


George moved, Jerid seconded a motion to use weed board funds towards the 40% match required for the grant project. On a roll call vote, all board members voted yes.

An educational tour will be held at Bowman Haley Dam on June 16 at 2:00 pm

Meeting adjourned at 2:00 pm

Weed Department Meetings

The Bowman County Weed Board generally meets every first Thursday of the months; February, April, June, August, October, and December in the Dakota Room of the Bowman County Courthouse at 7:00pm. See the Meeting Calendar for upcoming meeting dates.

Weed Department Board

Jerid Janikowski President                    
Jeff Oakland Member
George Buckmeier Member