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Polson commission approves putting resort tax on ballot Polson commission approves putting resort tax on ballot

POLSON – After years of research and debate, the Polson City Commission voted unanimously to place a three percent resort tax on the ballot for a special election, slated for Jan. 21. The motion was approved during the commission’s regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 9. City finance officer Ci...

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...

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...

Commission takes action on animal welfare

POLSON – An approved ordinance will better protect pets in city limits. City code compliance officer Matt Ellermann introduced the ordinance. He said he gets between two and eight complaints of animal abuse or neglect every month. In recent months, the number of reports has increased.  Before t...

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...

Commission hears court update

POLSON – Polson city judge Dennis DeVries and assistant city attorney Josh Morigeau presented information on the state of the city’s court system at the regular commission meeting. Interim city manager Wade Nash invited the justice system professionals to present at the meeting. He said the co...

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...

Public meeting days, times listed

Lake County Board of Commissioners Lake County Commissioners meet Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m.-noon and from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Public comment on matters within the commission’s jurisdiction are allowed each day the commission meets. For information call 406-883-7204 or email: ...

Commission supports downtown projects

POLSON – The Polson City Commission approved a number of measures intended to revitalize Polson’s downtown. At its June 3 meeting, commissioners approved applications for funding from the Polson Redevelopment Agency from the Cove Deli and Betty’s Diner. The commission also approved a zoning...


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