Harney County Weed Board
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The Harney County Court hereby designates the Harney County Weed Board with the following purposes and functions:
SUMMARY OF DUTIES
1. Support and advise County Court and County Weed Coordinator on county weed control programs.
2. Assist in developing yearly Weed Management Action Plan including annual educational weed program.
3. Advise the County Weed Coordinator of weed problems.
4. Periodically review the county noxious weed list and recommend adjustment as needed to the Harney County Court.
BOARD MEMBER APPOINTMENT / TERM POLICY
A. The Harney County Weed Board shall work in tandem with other groups and or activities where noxious weeds are a concern.
B. The Weed Board shall consist of seven to nine voting members. The Board shall also include “Ad Hoc” Technical Advisors representing interested/affected groups or agencies in the county. At least one SWCD director will serve as a Weed Board member and liaison to the Soil and Water District Board.
C. The voting members shall be appointed from each of the seven designated sections of the County, and each shall reside in the area from which they are appointed.
D. Board members shall be appointed by the Harney County Court for two or three year terms. The nominees shall be recommended to the Harney County Court by the Harney County Weed Board.
E. The Weed Board will meet not less than four times a year. Annually, the Board shall elect a chair, vice-chair, secretary, and budget committee officer.
F. Attendance at every Board meeting is not mandatory, but in the interest of maintaining an effective, efficient and productive Board, three consecutive absences, without due cause, shall be subject the Board Member to removal from the Board, by a majority vote of a Board quorum and the approval of the County Court. A chosen alternate representative for an area can attend meetings in the absence of the appointed board member.
G. Under normal circumstances business matters will be voted on by a quorum of Weed Board members.
H. Expiration of terms shall be staggered to avoid the circumstance of having all new Board Members at one time.
Harney County Weed Board Structure
COOPERATIVE WEED ADVISORY BOARD
AD HOC Advisory Group:
Harney County Weed Control
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February 11, 2003 8:57 PM