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A. Plants Listed: All plants declared noxious weeds pursuant to the town of Vail weed management plan, which shall be annually reviewed and updated in compliance with the Colorado Revised Statutes, section 35-5.5-101 et seq., "the Colorado noxious weed act".
B. Declaration Of Nuisance: Any and all plants designated noxious weeds by the town are declared to be a public nuisance. Such action may be taken as is available for nuisance abatement under the laws of this state and the town, and as town council, in their sole discretion, deem necessary.
C. Removal Of Noxious Weeds Required By Property Owner: Property owners within the town shall be responsible for the elimination of noxious weeds from their property within ninety (90) days of the effective date hereof. Such removal shall be accomplished in an ecologically feasible and environmentally safe manner in accordance with all applicable laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.
D. Enforcement: The town shall have the right to enter upon any premises, land, or place, whether public or private, during reasonable business hours or upon proper notice for the purpose of inspecting for the existence of noxious weeds, and shall have the right to propose, implement or enforce the management of noxious weeds upon such lands in accordance with the provisions of Colorado Revised Statutes sections 35-5.5-108.5 and 109.
E. Advisory Board: The Vail town council shall be the local advisory board for all state and local noxious weed statutes, ordinances and regulations. The mayor shall be the chair and the mayor pro tem shall be the secretary. A majority of the members of the board shall constitute a quorum.
F. Penalty: Violation of this section shall be subject to penalty as provided in section 1-4-1 of this code, in addition to any other remedies provided herein or allowed by ordinance, law, rule, or regulation. (Ord. 6(2004) § 1: 1997 Code: Ord. 19(1993) § 1)