The Cowlitz County Noxious Weed Control Board's Mission Statement:

To protect lands within Cowlitz County from the degrading impacts of invasive and noxious weed species by educating residents, land owners, land managers, county departments, city governments, state and federal agencies to be responsible stewards.
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 LEGAL NOTICES PUBLISHED
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Published December 24, 2019 & December 27, 2019 in The Daily News
PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

Call for Hearing on the 2020 Cowlitz County Noxious Weed Control Board Member Positions

Cowlitz County Noxious Weed Board will hold a public hearing regarding applications for appointment to the Weed Board in District 2.  The public hearing will be held on January 8, 2020 at 6 pm at the Administration Annex building, 2nd floor meeting room. The purpose of this hearing is to review the applicants and determine the Weed Board’s recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners regarding this appointment.  Any person may appear and be heard either for or against the prospective members.  For additional information contact the Cowlitz County Noxious Weed Control Board.

The public is invited attend the hearing and meeting. Comments may also be submitted by email to noxiousweeds@co.cowlitz.wa.us or by regular mail to Cowlitz County Noxious Weed Control Program; 207 Fourth Avenue North; Administration Annex; Kelso, WA 98626. 

Published December 24, 2019 & December 27, 2019 in The Daily News
NOTICE OF TERM EXPIRATION

The Cowlitz County Noxious Weed Control Board will be accepting applications from those persons interested in serving on the county's Noxious Weed Control Board.  Appointments will be conducted per those rules outlined in R.C.W. 17.10.050.  The position for which applications will be accepted and reviewed is as follows:

1.  Weed District No. 2: North County; Castle Rock, Silver Lake, Toutle (for a better description of the coverage area, contact the Weed Board).

This is a non-paying, volunteer 4-year position which is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to over-see the Noxious Weed Control Programs.

If you are interested in applying for appointment and would like an application packet for the position please contact the Cowlitz Noxious Weed Control Program at (360) 577-3117, email noxiousweeds@co.cowlitz.wa.us or write Cowlitz County Noxious Weed Control Program at 207 Fourth Avenue North, Administration Annex Building, Kelso, WA  98626.  All applications must be received by the Noxious Weed Control Program office by 4 p.m. on January 7, 2020.

A hearing is scheduled for January 8, 2020 and the Weed Control Board has their scheduled regular meeting following the hearing at 6 pm on the second floor of the Administration Annex Building.  On this day, the Weed Control Board will review application(s) and make a recommendation for appointment of the District #2 supervisor.

Published August 6, 2019
NOTICE OF MEETING DATE CHANGE
Please be advised that due to a scheduling conflict, the Cowlitz County Noxious Weed Control Board has rescheduled their August 14, 2019 meeting to Monday, August 12th at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of the Cowlitz County Administration Annex Building, 207 Fourth Avenue North, Kelso, Washington.  

Published January 31, 2018
 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing will be held to adopt the 2018 Noxious Weed List for the Cowlitz County Noxious Weed Control Board. The hearing will be held February 14, 2018 at 6:00 PM, in the Cowlitz County Annex Building, second floor meeting room at 207 Fourth Avenue N., Kelso, WA 98626. Any person may appear and be heard either for or against the adoption of the proposed 2018 County Weed List. An open public meeting will follow the public hearing.
Contact the Cowlitz County Noxious Weed Control Board at 360-577-3117 for more information or to receive the proposed weed list.
Published January 31, 2018
PUBLIC NOTICE

The Noxious Weed control Board of Cowlitz County submitted a public notice for publication in the Daily News, for the expiring term of the Weed District #5 representative, on December 15th and 22nd, 2017 for anyone interested in serving on the Noxious Weed Control Board. Appointments are conducted per the rules outlined in RCW 17.10.050.
The Noxious Weed Control Board of Cowlitz County held a hearing on January 10, 2018 to consider all applicants. Immediately following the hearing, the Weed Board held its regularly scheduled public meeting to discuss any and all applicants for the expiring term. The Weed Board nominated Mr. Eino Suomi to serve as the Weed District #5 representative.