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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Joint Board of Control

Irrigation election ballots to be unsealed

ST. IGNATIUS — Election ballots that weren’t sent out during the Flathead Joint Board of Control May mail-in election are soon to be unsealed to see why they didn’t go out. According to Lake County Election Administrator Kathie Newgard 754 ballots were held due to a new requirement that one...

Flathead Joint Board of Control votes for new election Flathead Joint Board of Control votes for new election

ST. IGNATIUS –  Chairman of the Flathead Joint Board of Control Boone Cole began the Monday, May 23 meeting with a prayer due to a high level of contention concerning recent issues.  During the meeting a lawsuit was delivered, newly elected board members weren’t seated, a vote to sea...

Irrigation district swears in members Irrigation district swears in members

ST. IGNATIUS – The latest irrigation meeting had potential for problems amid election controversy, but when law enforcement stopped by to check on things, the meeting was civil. The Flathead Joint Board of Control is made up of irrigation districts that routinely hold meetings where board members vo...

Unofficial election results in

LAKE COUNTY — The Lake County Election administrators have an unofficial count on election results for the Tuesday, May 3, election. Official results will be approved by county commissioners on Monday, May 9, at 3:30 p.m.  Polson Rural Fire trustee count was in with John Doty at 357 votes, Kevi...

Unofficial election results counted

The Lake County Election administrators have an unofficial count on election results for the Tuesday, May 3, election. Official results will be approved by county commissioners on Monday, May 9, at 3:30 p.m. Polson Rural Fire trustee count was in with John Doty at 357 votes, Kevin Straub at 325, and Tracy...

Irrigation election problems considered

Before the ballots were counted, several issues occurred in the Flathead Joint Board of Control election including rule changes, ballots being held, and a majority vote to cancel the election. The FJBC commissioner candidate election closed on Tuesday, May 3, at 8 p.m. before press time, so election resul...

Briefs for April 27, 2016

Irrigation board votes to cancel election   LAKE COUNTY — The Flathead Joint Board of Control commissioners voted to cancel the Irrigation District Election during a meeting on Thursday, April 21, with a nine to two vote due to what they claim is a violation of Montana State Election Laws by...

Irrigation candidates discuss issues Irrigation candidates discuss issues

POLSON — Candidates running in the Flathead Joint Board of Control district elections got together to take questions and share their views with the public on Thursday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars meeting hall before mail-in election ballots are due on May 3. The panel included Mission district ca...

Some irrigation election ballots won’t be receive

Some irrigation election ballots won’t be received    LAKE COUNTY — Voters eligible to vote in the Flathead Joint Board of Control election on May 3 might not receive a voting ballot if their paperwork isn’t complete with the election office. This year, voters need to aut...

Irrigation election candidates weigh-in on issues

The Flathead Joint Board of control has seven candidates vying for positions in three districts during the upcoming election on May 3. In the Flathead Irrigation District, Division 2, incumbent Wayne Blevins is on the ballot with Janette Rosman.  Wayne Blevins, 54, started ranching 34 years ago. H...


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