Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

County Commissioners hire local weed superintendent


Issues concerning Kimball County’s noxious weeds stem back to August, 2015, when Dave Hottell, County Highway and Weed Superintendent, reported to the Board of Commissioners that major changes were needed.

Hottell brought in Chris Burkes of See Weed Management out of Cheyenne, Wyo., to give her opinion as well.

According to Nebraska’s Noxious Weed Control Act each county is responsible for enforcement in their jurisdiction. Each county board shall employ one or more weed control superintendents. Each such superintendent shall, as a condition precedent to employment, be certified in writ...

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