Oregon Statutes - Chapter 570 - Plants; Inspection, Quarantine, Pest and Weed Control - Section 570.520 - Weed inspectors; appointment; duties; compensation.

(1) The court shall, upon declaring a weed control district, appoint a weed inspector or inspectors, whose duties it shall be:

(a) To find out if any noxious weeds or plants are being permitted to grow and produce bloom or seed within the district or districts contrary to the provisions of ORS 570.515 to 570.600;

(b) To serve notices;

(c) When necessary to destroy or cut or to supervise the destruction or cutting of the noxious weeds growing or seeding within the weed control district; and

(d) To conduct investigations, approve plans and certify expenditures pertaining to weed control projects pursuant to ORS 570.590.

(2) The person or persons appointed by the county court shall receive for their services reasonable wages, as determined by the county court, for the time actually employed in the performance of duty under ORS 570.515 to 570.600. [Amended by 1975 c.555 §12]

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