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:

Vacant                        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

Anna Kestell             Ex-Officio - Represents WSU/Spokane County Extension

Map of Noxious Weed Board Districts

2022 Board Meeting Schedule

All meetings are open to the public. 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 23rd at 1:30 p.m.          
  •  May 18th at 6:30 p.m.                      
  •  June 15th at 6:30 p.m.              
  •  July 20th at 6:30 p.m.                   
  •  September 21st at 6:30 p.m.      
  •  October 19th at 6:30 p.m.     Cancelled Due to Lack of Quorum
  •  December 7th at 1:30 p.m.