Noxious Weed Advisory Commission

Purpose:

The Noxious Weed Advisory Commission develops and tri-annually reviews an action plan for the integrated management of state-mandated weeds; designates additional weeds that are or have the potential for becoming problematic in the county; and recommends to the Board of County Commissioners that identified individual landowners be required to submit their management strategies to control targeted plants to the El Paso County Environmental Division.

Additionally, the Commission serves to educate the public by speaking to groups and homeowner associations and by displaying educational materials at community events.

Meetings:

The Commission has one annual meeting; 2017 meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 16 at 1:00 p.m.at the Environmental Division Office, 3255 Akers Drive in Colorado Springs, CO.

Members and Length of Terms:

The Commission consists of three members that are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms. All members must be residents of El Paso County and the majority (two) of the Commission members shall own at least 40 acres in unincorporated El Paso County.

 

*For current volunteer members or for further information, please contact the Boards and Commissions Administrator at 719-520-6555.