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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

April 07, 2016
8:00pm

Roll Call:  George Buckmeier, Jerid Janikowski, Jeff Oakland, Rick Braaten, Gary Symanowski, Randy Gaebe

Minutes of Previous Meeting were read and approved on a motion by Jerid, seconded by George. Motion carried

Old Business:

Board members discussed remodeling of the old airport building. The property has not yet transferred from the airport authority to Bowman County.  Jerid moved, George seconded a motion to table discussion regarding a bid from Mendoza’s Plumbing for shower, wash machine hookup, & light construction. Motion carried.

                                                  

Board members discussed pesticide quotes received. Jerid moved, George seconded a motion to purchase pesticide products based on the lowest price, contingent upon the ability to purchase locally if supply issues occur. On a roll call vote all board members voted yes. Motion carried.

 

Board members discussed a bid for two new dataloggers from Red’s Fixit Shop in Billings. Jerid moved, George seconded a motion to trade in the oldest two dataloggers on new dataloggers, for a cost of $6,460.00.  On a roll call vote, all board members voted yes. Motion carried.

 

New Business:

Randy reported he contacted area oilfield service companies willing to custom apply noxious weeds. Diamond H Services and Mitchell’s Oilfield Services each have commercially certified employees and would welcome referral business when landowners request noxious weed control.

Jerid moved, George seconded a motion to allow employees to waive their noon meals. Motion carried.

George moved, Jerid seconded a motion to adjourn. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 9:45 pm.

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      Jeff Oakland, Chairman                                                                                           Date

 

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