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Cheney council finds county weed proposal noxious

Cost to city for control would increase by over 700 percent


Deciding whether or not to save the former Northern Pacific train station wasn’t the only thing Cheney’s City Council did at their April 8 meeting. They also discussed what to do about noxious weeds.

Or more specifically what Spokane County’s Noxious Weed Control Board seeks to do, which is place a noxious weed assessment on all parcels in the county. In a March 28 letter to the city, board chairman Paul Puhek said the board is considering a minimum $2 per parcel assessment on all land in the county, with an additional 6 cent or 12 cent assessment per acre depending upon the type of s...

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