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Articles with the Tag: Polson city commission

2013 Election results (unofficial)

2013 unofficial election results   Polson Mayor Heather Knutson          656          51 percent Bob Fulton          591      &...

Polson Development Code re-write nears completion Polson Development Code re-write nears completion

POLSON — Dave DeGrandpre, Land Solutions, LLC, reported to Polson City Commission on the progress of the Polson Development Code re-write at their Oct. 21 meeting. Volunteers, city and county workers and DeGrandpre have been reviewing a draft, “page-by-page, paragraph-by-paragraph and sentence-by...

Commission will review impact fees in April Commission will review impact fees in April

POLSON — At the Oct. 7 Polson City Commission meeting, commissioners tabled a resolution to set impact fees. They had lowered the impact fees earlier in the year in an attempt to stimulate growth and had planned to raise the fees again at this meeting. Commissioner Stephen Turner asked Mike Howke, P...

Locals run for Ward 3 seat in Polson Locals run for Ward 3 seat in Polson

POLSON — Mary Frances Caselli and Ken Siler are seeking a four-year term as Ward 3 Polson City Commissioner. Mary Frances Caselli is self-employed, and she and her husband Gino have lived in the area for 10 years. Ken Siler has been a Polson resident since 1998. He retired from Ford Aerospace in ...

Two candidates run for Polson Ward 2 city commissioner Two candidates run for Polson Ward 2 city commissioner

POLSON — Two people threw their hats in the ring for the Ward 2 Polson City Commissioner position — Jill Southerland and Murat Kalinyaprak. Kalinyaprak is a self-employed computer professional with 34 years of experience. He has lived in the Polson area for 22 years. He noted that he has ...

Polson mayoral candidates speak out Polson mayoral candidates speak out

POLSON — Polson’s three mayoral candidates — Heather Knutson, Michael Brandt and Bob Fulton — spoke about themselves and their reasons for running for mayor at the Pachyderm meeting on Sept. 27.   Michael Brandt moved to Polson four years ago. He grew up near Philadelphia is a...

Commissioners open negotiations with city manager candidate Commissioners open negotiations with city manager candidate

POLSON — The community was anxious to hear which of the five candidates for Polson City Manager was selected from the interview process. To end the suspense, Polson City Commissioners at the Sept. 17 meeting authorized Mayor Pat DeVries to negotiate with city manager candidate Mark Shrives. Mayor DeVri...

City commission approves employee plans, manager interviews ahead

POLSON — With a short agenda, the Polson City Commissioners breezed through their meeting on Sept. 4.  They passed resolution No. 1048, to participate in the State of Montana 457(b) adoption agreement, deferred compensation plan administered by the Montana Public Employee Retirement Administrat...

Ribbon cutting to celebrate completion of Skyline Drive project

 POLSON — During city manager comments at the Aug. 19 city commission meeting, Interim City Manager Karen Sargeant said she attended the first meeting of the Skyline Drive grand opening committee. The group plans a ribbon cutting and a meet-and-greet for the completion of the $12-million project.&...

Commissioners approve sale of urban renewal bonds

POLSON — At their Aug. 5 meeting, the Polson city commissioners approved Resolution No. 1046, authorizing the issuance and sale of $800,000 worth of urban renewal bonds at 2.987 percent interest yearly for 12 years. The bonds will finance the new city dock and the path connecting Riverside Park and Sac...


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