Oct
16
6:00 PM18:00

Notice of Public Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Benton County Noxious Weed Control Board will hold a Public Hearing at the regular board meeting on October 16, 2018. This Public Hearing is to gather verbal and written information concerning an assessment increase of one dollar and thirty-seven cents ($1.37) per parcel on all parcels currently assessed within Benton County. When accepted the per parcel charge would change from $3.63 per parcel to $5.00 per parcel. There will be no change to the acreage assessment within Benton County. Also, for consideration will be the 2019-2020 Noxious Weed Control Board budget.

Written comments will be received until 12:00 pm October 16, 2018. Verbal comments will be taken at the public hearing, 6:00 pm October 16, 2018. Additional information is available at bentonweedboard.com.

 

PLACE – Benton County Noxious Weed Control Board 1908 Butler Loop   Richland, WA

Time – 6:00 pm

Date – October 16, 2018

AUTHORITY – Benton County Noxious Weed Control Board, under Chapter 17.10.240 of the Revised Code of Washington. (RCW 17.10).

 

Victor Reeve, Coordinator

Phone (509) 943-6005     Mailing address 1908 Butler Loop, Richland WA 99354

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Sep
29
8:00 AM08:00

Paul Kieth Wetland Aerial Treatment

Paul Keith Wetland is being treated by: The Benton County Noxious Weed Control Board for the control of the noxious weed Common reed (Phragmites).

Click this link for herbicide label https://sepro.com/documents/Clearcast_Label.pdf

Phragmites in the Paul Keith wetland has been an ongoing issue that leads to the inability to treat mosquito infestations afflicting this area.

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Feb
23
to Feb 25

2018 Regional Home & Garden Show

The Benton County Noxious Weed Control Board will have a booth at the Home & Garden show:

Location: TRAC, Pasco

Friday, Feb. 23; 10 am to 7 pm
Saturday, Feb. 24; 10 am to 7 pm
Sunday, Feb. 25; 10 am to 4 pm

 Admission:
$6 Adults
12 and under free
$1 off admission price with a nonperishable food item for Salvation Army.

Free daily seminars with admission. Free readmission all weekend with return stamp.

http://www.hbatc.com/events/regional-home-and-garden-show.html#bf_miniCal_180

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Feb
15
7:00 PM19:00

Monthly Public Weed Board Meeting & Public Weed List Hearing

*Note -The meeting for this month only will be earlier than the usual third Tuesday of each month. This is due to Board Member attendance to qualify for a quorum. The meeting in this case will be on a Thursday. 

Open to the public

Agenda TBA, This meeting will also be when the Weed List will be accepted for 2018. The Hearing for the Weed List is open to the public as with all of our other board meetings. 

Location: 1908 Butler Loop Richland WA

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Jan
9
to Jan 10

Eastern Washington Ag Expo

The Benton County Noxious Weed Control Board will have a booth at the Ag Expo:

Join the Pasco Chamber of Commerce for Eastern Washington's Premier Ag Expo
$6 at the Door to Attend or Bring a Can of food for $1.00 off. 
Help Les Schwab and 2nd Harvest FILL the FOOD BANK after the Holiday Season!

http://www.easternwaagexpo.com/

Location: Trac Center in Pasco WA

 

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Aug
22
to Aug 26

Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo

The Benton County Noxious Weed Control Board will be sharing a booth with Franklin County Weed Board, as well as the Benton and Franklin Pest boards! Feel free to ask us questions and stop by. We will be in Building 2 with brochures and educational materials available at the booth.

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May
6
9:00 AM09:00

Firewise Fire Prevention Event

Firewise communities/USA Recognition Program to promote fire prevention and build fire adapted communities. Every year wildfires burn across the United States. We will be handing out resources and discussing tools available that can help your neighbors and your entire community to reduce wildfire risk.

Event to be held at the Ki-Be Market at:

1215 Horne Dr
Benton City, WA 99320

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Mar
23
to Mar 24

Farm Fair 2017

The 2017 Farm Fair: Presented by the Franklin County Farm Bureau

Our booth will be set-up in Building 16, booth #5

Make consumers more aware of the complexities of agricultural production.

Provide a community service by promoting our local agricultural industry and combining efforts and impact of commodity groups already doing classroom visits.

Extend a community helping hand to schools in providing a quality experience for today's youth, in a time of dwindling budgets.

Mission: To increase agricultural literacy, knowledge, and awareness among who will become future consumers, community leaders, and lawmakers.

Goal: To offer an annual farm exposition for 5th graders that provides a variety of learning opportunities about the impact agriculture has locally, nationally and worldwide.

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Oct
12
7:00 PM19:00

Regular Monthly Board Meeting

Agenda

Public Hearing Announcement

At this meeting, the board will gather verbal and written input to:

·        Information to serve as a basis for adopting an assessment increase of one dollar ($1) per parcel. The Assessment will be on a per parcel basis for all parcels currently assessed within Benton County.

·        The 2017-2018 Noxious Weed Control Board budget.

Written comments will be accepted until 12:00 pm October 12, 2016. Verbal comments will be taken at the public hearing.

Announcement (pdf)

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