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Articles with the Tag: Polson city commission

City of Polson to get new logo

POLSON — The city is getting a new logo. That’s the word from city officials who presented the new logo at the Feb. 22 commission meeting. City Planner Kyle Roberts said the city began working on changing the logo in December. The city should begin using the new logo in about a month or so,...

Polson Commission going digital Polson Commission going digital

POLSON — In order to save time and money, the Polson City Commission will start using Chromebooks for their twice-monthly meetings. City Finance Officer Cindy Dooley made the announcement at the Nov. 21 commission meeting. She passed out Chromebooks to commissioners and gave them a brief training...

Resort tax proposal draws split reactions from business community Resort tax proposal draws split reactions from business community

POLSON — The City of Polson Economic Development Council, an advisory board to the City Commission, is “exploring funding options to help with needs expressed by the community.” One of their options is to propose a 3 percent resort tax for the community during the busiest tourist months of ...

Sargeant announces resignation

POLSON — Karen Sargeant, Parks and Recreation Director for the City of Polson, announced her resignation at the City Commission meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 17.  Sargeant thanked many people and was appreciative of Polson’s “passion and love of parks” and for the city “alw...

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...


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