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Articles with the Tag: Polson City Manager

Ridgewater development gets 1-year extension

POLSON — The Polson City Commission approved another extension for the mixed-use Ridgewater development’s master plan/preliminary plat last week, this time for one year.  That came on the heels of two extensions approved earlier this year, the first for six months and the second for two m...

Public safety building, taxes topics of budget talk 

POLSON – After considerable discussion, Polson City Commission approved a $19.55 million budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 last week. The previous budget was for $14.24 million. City Finance Officer Cindy Dooley said the increase is largely due to the wastewater treatment project, which is represente...

City grants 60-day extension of preliminary plat after receiving dueling opinions City grants 60-day extension of preliminary plat after receiving dueling opinions

POLSON – The Polson City Commission approved another extension for the preliminary plat of the master plan for the mixed-use Ridgewater subdivision last week after hearing contrary opinions from two attorneys.  On Monday, Aug. 21, the commission unanimously approved the extension to Oct. 20. Th...

County approves rezoning for Gray’s Acres area County approves rezoning for Gray’s Acres area

POLSON – Some residents of Gray’s Acres were pleased following a decision by the Lake County commissioners last week. Ben Anciaux, who lives in the neighborhood affected by the change, filed an application on April 7 to rezone from medium to low-density residential the area between Eleventh an...

Second dog park to be built in Polson

POLSON – Thanks to some donated land, Polson will be getting a second dog park in the not-too-distant future.  The Morehead Trust donated 1.9 acres near South Bayshore Drive and Morehead Lane near a bike/walking path.  Trey Nowlen, the city’s parks and recreation director, told th...

Polson city commission considers new public safety building

POLSON – A new public safety building may be in Polson’s future. The city commission began considering that topic with a work session on Monday, June 26. The current city hall is housed in a former grocery store and space is tight.  Any new public safety building would house the city&r...

City commission to consider special event fees Monday

POLSON — The Polson City Commission will consider a proposal to adjust special event fees at 7 p.m. Monday, April 17. Pat Nowlen, the city’s parks and recreation director, made a preliminary proposal to the commission last month. The proposal would recoup the cost of services and equipment the...

City, tribes share history along lakeside path City, tribes share history along lakeside path

POLSON — Exploring local history is merely a walk in the park along the new Polson Interpretive Trail. More than a dozen weather-resistant signs posted along the paved path bordering Flathead Lake in the Salish, Sacajawea and Riverside Parks depict tribal and city history through words and historic ...

Polson approves $12.2 M wastewater treatment plant contract

POLSON — The Polson City Commission took some action and received a lot of information last week. In the action part, by a 4-0 vote with two commissioners absent the commission approved a $12.2 million contract with Swank Enterprises of Kalispell to construct a water resource recovery facility, or w...

Construction company sues Polson over sewer, water project

POLSON — A Flathead County construction company is suing the City of Polson and its engineer Shari A. Johnson and Associates for breach of contract. Sandry Construction Co. Inc. filed the suit in Lake County District Court Nov. 19. Sandry was the successful bidder for some additional work done on th...


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