NOXIOUS WEED CONTROL BOARD MEETINGS, TIMES, LOCATION:
The Weed Board meets in accordance with RCW 17.10.060 (3) and RCW 42.30 (Open Public Meetings Act). All public is welcome; simply call the Weed Board office if you wish to be on the agenda of any particular meeting. The meeting schedule is below; all meetings are held the 3rd Monday unless it’s a holiday in which case the meeting would be held on the following workday. The Weed Board conference room is located at 405 Ross St., Davenport, WA.
January at 10:00 PM
March at 10:00 PM
June at 10:00 PM
July at 10:00 PM
September at 10:00 AM
October at 10:00 AM
*We have a Board member opening. The application link is below. Please call 509-725-3646 for more information. Applications should be sent to: Lincoln County Noxious Weed Control Board P.O. Box 241 Davenport, WA 99122
CURRENTLY SERVING THE BOARD
DISTRICT 1 – VACANT BOARD MEMBER APPLICATION
DISTRICT 2 – DON PHILLIPS
DISTRICT 3 – JIM GUNNING
DISTRICT 4 – KEITH NELSON, CHAIRMAN
DISTRICT 5 – JOANN EAGLE
ELIGIBILITY TO SERVE. RCW 17.10.050 (1) requires that four of five voting members be engaged in primary production of agricultural products. There is no requirement that agriculture be a primary source of income for these members.
APPOINTMENT TO THE WEED BOARD. Voting members of the weed board are appointed by the Board of Lincoln County Commissioners to serve four-year terms starting on January 1st and ending on December 31st of the respected term.
- WEED BOARD MEMBER IN GOOD STANDING. A weed board member in good standing shall abide by these RULES AND REGULATIONS and the laws of the State of Washington. RULES OF ORDER. The Sturgis Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure governs this organization in all parliamentary situations that are not provided for in the law or other portions of these adopted RULES AND REGULATIONS.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE WEED BOARD AND ITS MEMBERS. The individual members of the weed board shall represent the people and interests of the district from which each is appointed. The weed board shall represent Lincoln County and the people and interests of the County as a whole. As provided in RCW 17.10 the weeds control office:
- administers the Noxious Weed Control Program by establishing policies and procedures in accordance with statutes and legislative direction.
- adopt RULES AND REGULATIONS and its annual Noxious Weed List Hearing.
- conducts enforcement hearings, applies liens on properties, and conducts other public hearings and meetings as necessary during the year.
- holds a public hearing prior to adoption of land classifications for assessment purposes.
- proposes an annual budget for operation of the Noxious Weed Control Program according to established County policies.
- advertises for and accepts applications for appointment to the weed board as required, pursuant to RCW 17.10.050(2), and recommends to the Board of County Commissioners the appointment of the most qualified applicant for each position.
BOARD MEMBER DISTRICTS:
The weed board consists of six members. The five voting members shall reside in and represent one of five county weed districts. The chair of the county extension office shall appoint one nonvoting member. RCW 17.10.050
- District 1 comprises the southwest section of Lincoln County. It is bound on the north by Township 24 N; on the west by the Grant County lines; on the east by Range 36 E; and on the south by Adams County lines.
- District 2 comprises the southeast section of Lincoln County. It is bound on the north by Township 24 N; on the west by Range 35 E; on the east by the Spokane County lines; and on the south by the Adams County lines.
- District 3 comprises the northeast section of Lincoln County. It is bound on the north by the Spokane River; on the west by Range 37 E; on the east by the Spokane County lines; on the south by Township 24 N.
- District 4 comprises the central section of Lincoln County. It is bound on the north by Lake Roosevelt; on the west by Range 33 E; on the east by Range 37E; on the south by Township 24 N.
- District 5 comprises the northwest section of Lincoln County. It is bound on the north by Lake Roosevelt; on the west by Grant County lines; on the east by Range 34 E; on the south by Township 24 N.