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Articles with the Tag: Polson City Manager

Future of Boardwalk Cafe in doubt after city decides not to renew lease Future of Boardwalk Cafe in doubt after city decides not to renew lease

POLSON — The future of a historic Polson business is in limbo after city officials recently decided not to renew a lease for the Boardwalk Cafe at Boettcher Park. Business owner Tiecha Broussard says city officials were unwilling to meet with her last September and in mid-December after City Parks D...

City settles lawsuit for $8K

POLSON — The city of Polson and its engineer have settled a lawsuit brought against them by Sandry Construction Co. of Bigfork. City Manager Mark Shrives said he signed the papers two weeks ago.  The city will pay $8,000 in the settlement and did not admit any wrongdoing, he said, adding tha...

New Polson mayor takes seat

POLSON — Paul Briney was sworn in as Polson’s new mayor during a Jan. 3 city commission meeting. Briney, who replaced Heather Knutson, was the lone person to file for the seat last year. He and new Ward 3 commissioner Brodie Moll took their oaths of office at the meeting along with Bob Martin,...

State of the city: Mayor, city manager give update to Polson Chamber State of the city: Mayor, city manager give update to Polson Chamber

POLSON – The state of the city was on the agenda at last week’s Polson Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Mayor Heather Knutson and City Manager Mark Shrives gave attendees at KwaTaqNuk Resort a rundown on goings-on in the city since Jan. 1. Shrives said that the city’s $17 million wastewa...

Briefs for November 29, 2017

Mayor, City Manager to address Chamber POLSON — On Wednesday, Dec. 6, members of the Polson Chamber of Commerce will receive an update concerning the state of the city from Polson Mayor Heather Knutson and City Manager Mark Shrives.    A native of Polson, Mayor Heather Knutson is serv...

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...


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