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Weed Control

Utah County's weed control division is responsible for enforcing the Utah state weed laws.

Weed Control Board

The Weed Board members serve a 4 year term. They are responsible for education and finding new ways to control noxious seed and enforce the state weed laws. The members are assigned to different areas of the county and work with the people in their areas to address their concerns.

Section 4-17-4(4), UCA

  1. Chair of County legislative body shall appoint one (1) member of legislative body to serve as coordinator between County and Weed Board.
  2. Two (2) members of Weed Board shall be farmers or ranchers whose primary source of income is from productive agriculture.
  3. Can have 3-5 members.
  4. 4 year terms.

Weed Control Board Meeting Schedule for 2013

Click on meeting date to view agenda which will be available approximately one week prior to meeting date.

February 15 July 31 at 12:30 pm
May 29 at 12:00 pm October 30 at 1:00 pm
   
Board meets in the Commission Conference Room of the Utah County Administration Building located at 100 East Center Street, Provo, Utah.

Weed Control Board Members

Appointed Members Contact Information
Date Appointed
Term Expiration Date
Guido Buffo
Farmer
Chairman
1437 East 1200 South
Springville, Utah 84663
801-489-8139
5/15/2007
Reappointed
12/21/2010
1/5/2015
Dean Miner
USU Extension Office
Vice Chairman
100 E Center Street
Provo, Utah 84601
801-851-8469
6/21/2007
Reappointed
12/1/2010
1/5/2015
Larry A. Ellertson
County Commissioner
U.C. Administration Bldg.
100 E Center Street
Provo, Utah 84601
801-851-8100
4/10/2012
1/2/2017
Aaron Eagar
Weeds Division
U.C. Public Works
2855 S State Street
Provo, Utah 84606
801-851-8600
4/10/2012
1/2/2017
Sid Smart
Farmer
4313 N 900 W
Pleasant Grove, Utah 84663
801-785-6358
5/15/2007
Reappointed
4/10/2012
1/2/2017