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NOTICE OF RESPONSIBILITY TO CONTROL NOXI

NOTICE OF RESPONSIBILITY TO CONTROL NOXIOUS WEEDS AND DECLARE PESTS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN this 1st day of April 2022 pursuant to SDCL 38-22 as amended to all owners, occupants, agents and public officials in charge of lands in Davison County, South Dakota, that they are responsible for the suppression, control, and eradication of noxious weed and declared pest infestations that may exist on such lands. Chemical biological and/or cultural control methods used for the suppression, control, and eradication of noxious weed and declared pest infestations shall be those approved for such purposes by the Davison County Weed and Pest Supervisor, South Dakota State University Experiment Station. Upon failure to observe this notice, the county weed and pest board is required to proceed pursuant to the law and have the noxious weeds or declared pests destroyed by such methods as they may find necessary, the expense of which shall constitute a lien and be entered as a tax against the land, and be collected as other real estate taxes are collected, or by other means as provided by law. Plants and animals designated as being noxious weeds and declared pests in the State of South Dakota are Leafy Spurge, Canada thistle, Perennial Sow Thistle, Hoary Cress, Russian Knapweed, Purple Loosestrife, Salt Cedar and Gypsy Moth. In addition, Absinth Wormwood (Wormwood Sage), Musk Thistle, Bull Thistle and Plumeless Thistle and Yellow Toadflax have been approved by the State Weed and Pest Control Commission as locally noxious weeds and declared pests for Davison County and are subject to the same suppression, control, and eradication requirements as the before mentioned plants and animals. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that upon establishing probable cause to believe a noxious weed or declared pest infestation exists upon any property in Davison County, a representative of the Davison County Weed and Pest Control Board will enter upon said property for the purpose of inspecting and confirming that such infestation actually exists. Davison County Weed and Pest Board Tyler Page, Weed Supervisor Published once at the approximate cost of $23.71. (March 30, 2022) 44924