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Articles with the Tag: Polson city commission

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...

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...


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