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Articles with the Tag: Polson city commission

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...

PHS teacher is Polson’s new mayor PHS teacher is Polson’s new mayor

By Caleb M. Soptelean Valley Journal POLSON — After teaching about government for 30 years at Polson High School and 37 years overall, Paul Briney is putting it into practice.  He recently replaced Heather Knutson as mayor after he was the only person to file for the seat last year. ...

Moll to fill vacated Polson City Commission seat Moll to fill vacated Polson City Commission seat

POLSON — Come January, the Polson City Commission will have a familiar face with a lot of experience.  Brodie Moll, 67, will join the ruling body along with incoming Mayor Paul Briney. They will replace Ken Siler (Ward 3) and Heather Knutson, respectively.  Moll was chief executive offi...

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...

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...

Ridgewater master plan on agenda

POLSON – The Polson City Commission will consider a one-year extension for the Ridgewater master plan at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 16. The commission approved six and two-month extensions earlier this year. The current extension expires Oct. 20. The original one dates to 2005. 

‘Like coming home’ ‘Like coming home’

POLSON – Polson has a new city commissioner, and she comes with plenty of experience. Jan Howlett was appointed on Sept. 18 to fill the Ward I seat of Todd Coutts, who resigned and moved to Missoula. The former Jan McCallum grew up on a ranch in Niarada and served one four-year term in the state ...

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...


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