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Noxious Weed Board Members

The Spokane County Noxious Weed Control Board consists of five volunteer members who represent different geographical sections of Spokane County (Map of Board Member Districts).  They are appointed by the Spokane County Commissioners and serve four year terms.

The responsibilities of the Noxious Weed Board include:

  • Establishing policies and procedures in accordance with RCW 17.10 and WAC 16-751
  • Annually adopt the Spokane County Noxious Weed List
  • Conduct Board Meetings throughout the year (refer to meeting schedule below)
  • Represent the people and interests of the district from which they are appointed
  • Propose an annual budget for the continued operations of the Noxious Weed Control Board Program
  • Conduct hearings with landowners regarding the enforcement of noxious weeds
  • Submit to the Board of County Commissioners a proposed level of assessment

Spokane County Noxious Weed Control Board Members:

Ken Henson              District 1 - All of north Spokane County, including:  Deer Park, Chattaroy, Nine Mile Falls and Mead

Paul Puhek, Chair    District 2 - The Foothills area, City of Spokane Valley, Valleyford and east to the Idaho State Line

Vacant                        District 3 - Southeast Spokane County, including the towns of Fairfield, Waverly and Spangle

Chip Magnuson       District 4 - The entire southwest portion of Spokane County, including Cheney and Tyler

Paul Gross                 District 5 - Northwest portion, including Medical Lake, Airway Heights, north to Stevens County

Tim Kohlhauff          Ex-Officio - Represents WSU/Spokane County Extension

Map of Noxious Weed Board Districts

2024 Board Meeting Schedule

All meetings are open to the public and unless otherwise noted, will be held at the Noxious Weed Board Office located in Room 112 at 222 N. Havana Street, Spokane, WA 99202.  Please give us a call at 509-477-5777 to confirm the meeting date, time and location and for information on how to participate.

  •  February 28th at 1:30 p.m.     
  •  May 15th at 6:30 p.m.                              
  •  June 19th at 6:30 p.m.        
  •  July 17th at 6:30 p.m.                   
  •  September 18th at 6:30 p.m.      
  •  October 16th at 6:30 p.m.        
  •  December 4th at 1:30 p.m.         


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