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Articles with the Tag: Polson city commission

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...

City commissioners meet regarding bond sale

POLSON — It was a short meeting for the Polson City Commissioners on July 15. The commission scheduled a special meeting on Monday, July 29 at 7 p.m. to meet with the finance officer regarding private negotiated sale of tax increment urban renewal revenue bonds, series 2013.  During city man...

Polson city commissioners okay pathway construction contract Polson city commissioners okay pathway construction contract

POLSON — The Polson City Commissioners authorized interim Polson City Manager Karen Sargeant to sign a design/build contract with McCrumb Construction, Inc. at the July 1 meeting.  The $715,000 contract will allow McCrumb to complete the Riverside Park to Sacajawea Park walkway and city dock re...

Polson city commissioners approve annexation

POLSON — A proposal for annexation approval of seven parcels of land totaling 157 acres southeast of Polson kindled discussion at the June 17 Polson City Commissioners meeting.  The land in question belongs to James Davies, Mike Maddy, Sue and Chris Toppen and Knife River Corporation.   ...

Polson city manager suit settled for $35,000

POLSON —As minutes were being approved at the June 3 Polson City Commissioners meeting, former Polson City Engineer Bob Fulton questioned Mayor Pat DeVries and the city commissioners about the amount of the settlement of Todd Crossett’s lawsuit against the city.  Mayor DeVries called upon...

Park superintendent takes on city manager role

POLSON — Polson Parks Superintendent Karen Sargeant was appointed interim city manager at the May 6 Polson City Commission meeting.  Sargeant’s 90-day appointment comes in the wake of the non-renewal of Polson City Manager Todd Crossett’s contract in December, 2012. Crossett officia...

City commission waives restrictive covenants

POLSON — In a short meeting on April 15, the Polson City Commissioners approved a waiver of the restrictive covenants to LaVista Overlook. This waiver said the city doesn’t have any interest in approving or disapproving further restrictive covenants, according to Polson City Attorney James Raymon...

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