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Articles with the Tag: Polson city commission

City commission approves budget City commission approves budget

POLSON–The Polson City Commission voted unanimously to approve at $17.32 million budget for the upcoming 2018-2019 fiscal year at the Sept. 5 meeting.  According to the budget, the city’s total estimated revenue for the fiscal year will be $16,269,907. The city’s budget allows for $...

Polson City Commission swears in new police officer

POLSON—The police department added a new officer to its ranks last week. Police officer Dylan Moll was sworn in at the Aug. 6 commission meeting. Moll attended Polson High School and earned a degree in criminal justice from Flathead Valley Community College, where he was student body president.  ...

New public safety building on horizon for Polson  New public safety building on horizon for Polson

POLSON – City staff and commissioners agree: the city needs a new public safety facility.  The commission and members of city staff met for a strategic planning workshop last Monday. The top agenda item was the public safety building. The police and fire departments have outgrown their current ...

Polson City Commission tables vote on zoning request Polson City Commission tables vote on zoning request

POLSON – After a public hearing on the issue, the Polson City Commission decided to look into alternatives before deciding whether to accept or deny a zone change request for the lot where the Polson Animal Clinic is located.  The veterinary clinic is located on Seventh Avenue West across from ...

Polson City Planning hears zoning change request Polson City Planning hears zoning change request

Cathie Tyler, co-owner of Polson Animal Clinic, and more than a dozen citizens addressed the City-County Planning Board on Tuesday, May 8, about a zoning petition requesting to rezone the current clinic building location from resort to general commercial/industrial. The vote by the planning board ended in...

Polson Police focus on helping drug endangered children Polson Police focus on helping drug endangered children

POLSON – During his annual report at the May 7 meeting, Police Chief Wade Nash told the city commission that new efforts to remove children from homes where drugs are used or sold are changing the way that officers approach their jobs.  In 2017 the department started working with in the Nationa...

Commission votes to remove Boardwalk Outdoor Cafe Commission votes to remove Boardwalk Outdoor Cafe

POLSON – Starting this summer, a new city-run concessions operation will replace a family restaurant in Boettcher Park. The Boardwalk Outdoor Café, which has provided food to visitors at Boettcher Park for several years, will be shut down. On April 16 the Polson City Commission voted four to one...

Polson Redevelopment Agency Funding Program open to applicants Polson Redevelopment Agency Funding Program open to applicants

On April 11, 13 community members attended a meeting of the Polson Redevelopment Agency to discuss a new program meant to spur economic development in Polson.  The PRA Funding Program supports projects that will revitalize blighted areas in the city. A blighted area is one that has been identified as...

Polson City Commission approves sublease

Polson has not historically been a mining town, but a new company could bring a distinctively 21st century industry to Polson: cryptocurrency mining. This week the Polson City Commission voted unanimously to allow the sublease of a building on city property to CryptoWatt Mining LLC. The company “mines&...

Polson commission passes development code amendments, discusses potential economic impacts

A vote on amendments to subdivision regulations spurred conversation about economic development at last week’s Polson City Commission meeting.  Amendments to the 2016 Polson Development Code were necessary for compliance with bills passed during the 2017 Montana state legislative session. The C...


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