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Local governments hold roundtable discussion on recreational marijuana sales Local governments hold roundtable discussion on recreational marijuana sales

RONAN — Representatives from local, county and tribal government met last week to discuss strategies for regulating recreational marijuana sales which are set to begin Jan. 1, 2022. Montana voters approved the sale of recreational marijuana for adults 21 and older during the 2020 election. HB 701, pass...

Polson commission addresses housing crisis

POLSON — Housing – or lack of it – was at the forefront of a Polson City Commission meeting last Monday, July 19. City manager Ed Meece and community development director Juan Escano gave the commission a rundown of efforts to address what city government is calling a “housing cris...

City government seats open throughout Lake County

LAKE COUNTY — With a June 21 filing deadline fast approaching for municipal elections, there are still ample opportunities to serve in city government up and down the Mission Valley.  In Polson, the question facing the city commission post-election might be: who fills the mayor’s seat if ...

Polson Commissioners finalize chicken rules, hear COVID-19 update

Polson City Commissioners approved an ordinance regulating the keeping of chickens in city limits at its May 17 meeting, as well as hearing updates on personnel changes in the city public works department, planned workshops to help better serve the public and the expenditure of federal COVID-19 relief funds....

Cougar Ridge Development dispute settled, in-city chickens approved Cougar Ridge Development dispute settled, in-city chickens approved

POLSON — The Polson City Commission settled a long-simmering dispute with Cougar Ridge Development during its regular meeting Monday, April 19, giving City Manager Ed Meece the go-ahead to sign an agreement authorizing the construction of a new wastewater gravity line and lift station that will serve t...

Polson commissioners hold public hearing on proposed resort tax

POLSON – In a virtual meeting, city commissioners heard a presentation and public comment about a proposed additional tax on services and items commonly purchased by visitors to the area to fund street repairs in the city.  The proposed tax would be a 3 percent year-round tax on lodging, restau...

New Polson City Commissioners take their seats

POLSON – With the New Year comes new faces on the commission.  Carolyn Pardini was elected to represent ward three, which is the southern and southeastern parts of the city. She was elected over her opponent, Zoerene Gembala, in the November race. Pardini takes the seat vacated by Ian Donovan, ...

Polson City Commission approves sale of surplus equipment

POLSON – The City of Polson has a few things for sale and has a contract with a recruiting firm to find a new manager.  The city will sell fire and street maintenance equipment it no longer uses. The street department will be getting rid of a flush truck, a street sweeper and a sander box. The ...

Unofficial results for 2019 Municipal General Election

News from Lake County Election Office LAKE COUNTY – In the city of Polson, for City Commissioner of ward three, a four-year term, Carolyn Pardini received 210 votes and Zoerene Gembala received 72. In the city of Ronan, for City Council member of  ward three, a four-year term, Julie Moore ...

Commission allocates funds to repair street

POLSON – Commissioners voted to allocate funds for a sidewalk improvements project on 17th Street during the last meeting, involving the installation of a 10-foot section and repaving another area. Funds for the project were raised through an increased tax on gasoline and diesel. In order for the pr...


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