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Weed Department

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Weed Department

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

October 04, 2018

Roll Call: Jerid Janikowski, Jeff Oakland, RIck Braaten, Randy Gaebe

President Jerid Janikowski called the meeting to order. Vouchers were reviewed and approved with a motion by Jeff Oakland, seconded by Zac Brown. Motion carried.

Minutes of Previous Meeting were read and approved with a motion by Jeff Oakland, seconded by Zac Brown. Motion carried.

Old Business:

Board members discussed shop building overhead door. Randy will seal any openings along door edges with foam insulation.

Randy updated board members on Bowman Slope SCD - Local Natural Resource Management Plan. Public hearings will be held in both Bowman and Slope Counties during the winter.

Board members discussed weed control during the year and reviewed landowner assistance program data.

New Business:

Palmer Amaranth – will be added to state noxious weed list

The ND Weed Control Association Area 5 meeting will Friday, October 26 at 9:00 am at Slope Co. Courthouse. Randy will not be able to attend. Jeff Oakland will represent Bowman County.

Board members discussed our county noxious weed list, specifically baby’s breath. Tabled.

Meeting adjourned at 9:05 pm

Weed Department Meetings

Bowman County Weed Board meets the first Thursday of even numbered months in the Dakota Meeting Room at the Bowman County Courthouse beginning at 8:00 PM. See the Meeting Calendar to confirm upcoming meeting dates.

Weed Department Board

Jerid Janikowski President                    
Jeff Oakland Member
Zachary Brown Member