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Whatcom County Horticultural Pest and Disease Board

Welcome

 

Next Meeting:

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 1:00pm

Remote Meeting via Zoom:

Meeting ID: 976 2147 0576

Please contact Betsy Schacht at betsy.schacht@wsu.edu for Passcode

Purpose of the Board:

The Board is created to enable Whatcom County to more effectively control and prevent the spread of horticultural pests and diseases. One member shall have at least a practical knowledge of horticultural pests and diseases and the other members shall be residents of the county, shall own land within the county and shall be engaged in the primary and commercial production of a horticultural product or products, one of whom shall be engaged in the production of certified organic produce, if available. Such appointed members shall serve a term of two years.

The Board shall have the following powers and duties:

Receive complaints

    1. Inspect
    2. Enforce
    3. Employ persons and purchase goods and equipment as necessary
    4. Educate the public
    5. Administrate

Enabling Statute(s): RCW 15.09 http://app.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=15.09
AND WCC 2.28

http://www.codepublishing.com/WA/WhatcomCounty/html/WhatcomCounty02/WhatcomCounty0228.html

Term Information: 2 years (State requirement), 2 full terms, 1 year separation required

Meeting Information: To be determined