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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, 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 02, 2019

Roll Call: Zac Brown, Randy Gaebe, Staff- Roger Walter, Josh Hetland

Randy Gaebe called meeting to order at 7:00pm

Vouchers approved on a motion by Zac Brown, all voted yes

Minutes of Previous Meeting were read and approved on a motion by Randy Gaebe, motion seconded by Zac Brown, motion carried.

Old Business:

Ramps for UTV lift complete and installed.

Zac Brown made a motion to accept all chemical bids, Randy Gaebe seconded motion, all voted yes, motion carried.

Randy Gaebe made a motion to set method cost share at $200.00 per 2.5 gallon jug. Zac Brown seconded motion, all voted yes, motion carried.

Zac Brown and Randy Gaebe reviewed price quotes on hot water pressure washers, Zac Brown made motion to purchase pressure washer from Napa, Randy Gaebe seconded motion, all voted yes, motion carried.

New Business:

Discussion on adding a dosatron to one of the utv sprayers to test it out, it should cost around $600.00 for parts, getting a firm quote from Warne Chemical. If it is around that price I will order and install one setup on utv sprayer.

Discussion on doing some of the Weed Officer work from home, as it allows, everyone agreed.

Roger Walter discussed getting new face shields and or masks for hand spraying, they will be acquired before the spraying season starts.

Discussion on getting a new shop vac for Weed Board shop, everyone was in agreeance on buying one.

Discussion on “holding off” on printing of spring newsletter until next meeting to see what happens with covid-19 in Bowman County.

Zac Brown made a motion to adjourn meeting, Randy Gaebe seconded motion, all voted yes, motion carried, meeting adjourned at 8:10pm

Weed Department Meetings

Bowman County Weed Board meets the first Thursday of every month at the Weed Department Shop beginning at 7:00 PM. See the Meeting Calendar to confirm upcoming meeting dates.

Weed Department Board

Randy Gaebe President                    
Jeff Oakland Member
Zach Brown Member