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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Commissioners

Montana legislature looks to raid local government revenues Montana legislature looks to raid local government revenues

News from Lake County Commissioners  Gale Decker, Dave Stipe and  William D. Barron An Amendment attached to House Bill 2 (the State’s budget bill) provides the Legislature the opportunity to reduce local government revenues and divert them to Office of Public Defender (OPD). OPD is a st...

Local representatives share update as state legislature hits halfway point Local representatives share update as state legislature hits halfway point

RONAN – Considering what could happen when people with differing political views gather together, the legislative update held in town on Tuesday, March 5, was mostly civil. The event was hosted by Mission Valley Rises: Democracy Engaged (a community led group committed to protecting community rights...

Lake County officials sworn into office Lake County officials sworn into office

POLSON – Seven recently elected and re-elected Lake County officials were sworn in for their new terms and took their oaths of office Wednesday afternoon. Dec. 19, in the main courtroom of the Lake County Courthouse.  Montana’s Twentieth Judicial District Judge James Manley presided over ...

Candidates address issues at forum Candidates address issues at forum

RONAN – Seven candidates for local office spoke directly to the community they hope to lead last Wednesday. Approximately 100 community members attended the forum, held at the Ronan Community Center. The Lake County Democrats and Republicans sponsored the event. Lake County resident Elaine Meeks att...

Ridgewater subdivision adhering to timeline

POLSON – After discussion with commissioners and developers, a legal review of the proposed subdivision’s master plan will be conducted within the original time frame for the project. At last week’s commission meeting, City Manager Mark Shrives proposed that an attorney look over the con...

Briefs for Oct. 3, 2018

Local candidate forum to be held in Ronan RONAN — The Lake County Republican Women and Lake County Democrats are co-hosting a candidate forum at the Ronan Community Center on Wednesday, Oct. 10, beginning at 6 p.m. with a meet and greet. Refreshments will be provided. Local candidates for county c...

Briefs for Sept. 26, 2018

Fire danger high on the Flathead Indian Reservation Flathead Indian Reservation — Debris burning is closed until Oct. 1.  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Division of Fire officials have determined to keep fire danger signs within the Flathead Indian Reservation pointed t...

County budget meeting scheduled for Thursday

News from Lake County Commissioners  LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Commissioners have scheduled time this week for public comment on the Fiscal Year 2019 budget that the Commissioners have tentatively scheduled to adopt on Thursday, September 6. Comments are being taken from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....

Lake County Growth Policy undergoes final approval process Lake County Growth Policy undergoes final approval process

LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Growth Policy was unanimously passed, approved and adopted on Aug. 21 by Lake County Commissioners. The policy states that it will be used as an advisory document for land use, capital improvements planning, infrastructure, and development in the county. “The subj...

Final hearing to adopt growth policy rewrite held

News from Joel Nelson, Community Planner, Land Solutions, LLC LAKE COUNTY — On July 9, 2018, the Lake County Commissioners passed a resolution of intention to adopt the draft Lake County Growth Policy rewrite, subject to changes outlined in the resolution. The changes have been made to the documen...


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