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Articles with the Tag: Polson city commission

Board mulls seasonal resort tax to help fix roads Board mulls seasonal resort tax to help fix roads

POLSON – In 2012, Polson received a grant funded by the Orton Family Foundation that was used to create the Polson Heart and Soul project. According to the Greater Polson Community Foundation, Polson Heart and Soul was a two-year program, which ended in 2014, for the purpose of reaching out to all memb...

Alliance sought to combat drug issue Alliance sought to combat drug issue

POLSON — A call for support of a school program that brings awareness of the drug/substance abuse problem and its affect on children was brought before the Polson City Commission on Monday, Feb. 1.  Melanie Smith of Tribal Social Services asked for an alliance between the City and the Tribes in...

Election results in

LAKE COUNTY — Unofficial election results are in for municipal races in Lake County. Ian Donovan won the Polson City Commissioner race with 209 votes over Peter Daniels’ 111 votes. Just 37.5 percent of voters participated. In Ronan, three seats were open for City Council. Ellen R. Kaphammer (W...

Commission OKs low-income housing grant Commission OKs low-income housing grant

  POLSON — The Polson City Commission voted to write a letter of support for and send a representative to Helena to speak on behalf of Polson Landing, a low-income housing development.  Alex Burkhalter, who approached the commission about the building project, will submit his project to...

City officials discuss low-income housing project City officials discuss low-income housing project

POLSON — A packed agenda led to a three-hour Polson City Commission meeting on Sept. 7 before commissioners went into executive session to discuss City Manager Mark Shrives’ annual review.  One agenda item generating a lot of comments and concerns was Polson Landing, an affordable housing...

Community gets first look at resort tax proposal Community gets first look at resort tax proposal

  POLSON — As a way to fund needs in the city, the Polson City Commissioners called on a diverse group of people — business owners, property owners and community — to serve on the Economic Development Council.  The EDC’s first task was to look at whether or not there w...

City commissioners ponder golf course project

POLSON — The irrigation project on the Olde Nine at Polson Bay Golf Course returned to the forefront at the Aug. 2 Polson City Commission meeting. In city manager comments, Polson City Manager Mark Shrives said the irrigation job was sent out to bids again, but no bids were received, Shrives said, p...

City’s Economic Development Council unveils resort tax proposal City’s Economic Development Council unveils resort tax proposal

POLSON — The Polson Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Aug. 5 provided more than just a hearty bowl of soup and a sandwich.  Attendees got a preview of the City of Polson’s Economic Development Council’s work on a proposal for a resort tax. After Polson City Commission voted to...

Fairchild, Olson honored by city commission

POLSON — Polson Mayor Heather Knutson presented retiring Polson City Judge Doug Olson and retiring Polson Fire Chief John Fairchild with plaques honoring them for their years of service to the city at the July 20 city commission meeting. Olson began his tenure as judge in 2003. “It’s ...

Commissioners discuss golf financing Commissioners discuss golf financing

POLSON — Financing the irrigation project on the Olde Nine at the Polson Bay Golf Course, a new fleet of golf carts and a golf cart storage building was a hot agenda item at the July 6 Polson City Commission meeting. City and golf course management have been looking at replacing the irrigation syste...


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