Madison County Weed Commissioner's office is located on the third floor of the
courthouse in the Madison County Zoning and Environmental Health Offices. The
weed eradication program has been developed in an effort to eliminate noxious
weeds from the lands in Madison County. The Weed Commissioner is appointed by
the Board of Supervisors pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 317 of the Code
of Iowa 2003 as follows.
Weed Commissioner will be appointed effective March 1 and continue for a term at
the discretion of the County Board of Supervisors. The Board of Supervisors
shall prescribe the time of the year that the Weed Commissioner shall perform
duties under Iowa Code 317 when noxious weeds can effectively be killed.
the direction of the County Board of Supervisors the Weed Commissioner shall
supervise the control and destruction of all noxious weeds in the county,
including those growing within the limits of cities, within the confines of
abandoned cemeteries, and along streets and highways.
the discretion of the board of supervisors the weed commissioner shall attend a
seminar or school conducted or approved by the department of agriculture and
land stewardship relating to the identification, control and elimination of
weed commissioner shall for the territory under the commissionerís jurisdiction
on or before the first day of November each year make a written report to the
board of supervisors.
year the Board of Supervisors pass a "Resolution" regarding the destruction of
noxious weeds in Madison County. View the 2003 "Resolution":
Weed Commissioner's office: Madison County
Courthouse - Third Floor
112 N. John Wayne Drive
Winterset, IA 50273 Hours Office is open: Monday - Friday
8:00am to 4:30pm Phone Number: (515) 462-2636
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