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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Commissioners

Lake County questions dam’s tax status

POLSON – Lake County filed court documents in late August asking the Montana Department of Revenue to tax the Selis Ksanka Qlispe Dam. The county states the loss of revenue from the dam affects taxpayers of Lake County and results in a significant reduction of services from many entities including f...

Lake County digs for lost revenue Lake County digs for lost revenue

POLSON – Lake County’s budget broke even for regular expenses this year but it was a tight fit. “Right now we have enough money for operating costs but nothing to expand or grow,” Commissioner Bill Barron said. His wish list includes the expansion of the county jail with about a...

Lake County appoints new health officer Lake County appoints new health officer

News from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center POLSON — The Lake County Commissioners and Health Board have appointed Dr. Nichole McKinsey as Lake County Health Officer effective August 31, 2016. Under administrative and policy direction of the Board of Health, Dr. McKinsey performs consultativ...

Barron to speak at Pachyderm Club

POLSON — When Lake County Commissioner Bill Barron speaks to the Lake County Pachyderm Club on Friday, Sept. 9, he will be talking about the impact the reappraisal of the property value of Shelter Island has had on the Lake County budget. The reappraisal lowered the valuation from $30- $60 million to $...

Polson event center survey deadline nears

  News from BillieLee Project Consulting POLSON — The Lake County Commission has retained BillieLee Project Consulting to help them determine if the citizens and businesses of Polson and Lake County think that the Commissioners should further consider requests to build a multi-purpose t...

Poison city council votes on resort tax Poison city council votes on resort tax

POLSON – The Polson City Council meeting was full of people waiting to hear how the council would vote on the resort tax and a proposed mill levy on Monday, Aug. 1. For over a year, the possibility of running a resort tax was debated where local luxury items would be taxed 3 percent for the next 20 ...

Grant to fund study for Polson event center

News from Lake County Community Development Corporation RONAN – Lake County Community Development Corporation recently received $10,800 from the State of Montana, Department of Commerce, Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund Planning Grant program to assist Lake County and Polson Fairgrounds, In...

Progress being made through Envision Polson

POLSON – Envision Polson continues to work toward goals and desires following a community assessment. Here is an update from the following committees. Youth and Education The Boys and Girls Club will be hosting their annual Mud Run fundraiser on July 16 at the Polson Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to noon. Te...

Candidates share concerns at Ronan forum Candidates share concerns at Ronan forum

Candidates running for state legislative seats and for one Lake County commissioner’s seat addressed an audience of about 20 people in Ronan Friday night. The event was hosted by the Round Butte Women’s Club. Candidates for County Commissioner, incumbent Ann Brower and former commissioner Dave...

Meet, greet candidates

ST. IGNATIUS – Candidates running for House District 47, Senate District 93, and for Lake County Commissioners will be at the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center on Main Street at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 6. The event is open to the public and will be an opportunity to become informed on important issues ...


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