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Articles with the Tag: Polson City Manager

Commission to interview four finalists for city manager

POLSON – The Polson Commission voted unanimously to accept the four finalists for city manager, chosen by consulting firm The Mercer Group, Inc. and the city’s commission-appointed City Manager Search committee, in a vote held via Zoom meeting.  City planner Kyle Roberts said Jim Mercer r...

Deadline for city manager applications approaches

POLSON – After more than a year without a permanent city manager, the next step in the hiring process is on the horizon. City planner Kyle Roberts said the city hopes to hire a manager this spring. The city manager job was posted on various websites and media outlets on Jan. 20. Applications will be...

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 ...

Commission chooses city recruitment firm

POLSON – After more than a year without a permanent city manager, the commission decided to work with Mercer Group recruiting firm to find a new city manager. The City Manager Search Committee of Polson recommended the group. The group estimated the cost for the search as $16,500, plus expenses less...

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...

Polson to hire search firm to find new city manager

POLSON – After nearly 11 months without a permanent head of city government, the city of Polson will contract with a professional hiring firm to find its next city manager. At the city commission meeting, city planner Kyle Roberts said the city had posted a call for applicants to the city manager po...

Commission approves changes to development code

POLSON – The city commission approved two staff-recommended changes to the Polson Development Code and denied another during the last meeting. A state-mandated change to subdivision regulations related to agricultural use was the first update. They also passed a city-staff recommended addition to...

City approves payment to wastewater plant engineers

POLSON – Members of the commission voted in favor of paying $67,446 to DOWL-HKM Engineering, which is the firm overseeing construction on the town’s new wastewater treatment plant.  Initial plans expected the project’s completion to be in October of 2018. DOWL has incurred extra exp...

Interim city manager receives pay raise

POLSON – Interim city manager Wade Nash’s pay has been increased, and the city isn’t any closer to filling the position permanently.  All members of the commission who attended the meeting voted in favor of awarding Nash the pay increase he requested. His new salary will be $3,000 p...

Wastewater treatment plant begins operating

POLSON – Two years after plans were finalized, Polson’s wastewater is being cleaned with a new system. The new facility started operating on April 24. As of that day, sewage is not being directed to the old system.  Water and Sewer Superintendent Ashley Walker announced the news to the ci...


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