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Articles with the Tag: Polson city commission

Polson gets new city commissioner Polson gets new city commissioner

POLSON – Polson has a new city commissioner. Bob Martin was appointed by the commission on July 31 to replace Jill Southerland, who resigned and moved out of the area. Martin, 72, is a Swan Lake native and Bigfork High School graduate who served over 30 years in the Army Corps of Engineers and re...

Second dog park to be built in Polson

POLSON – Thanks to some donated land, Polson will be getting a second dog park in the not-too-distant future.  The Morehead Trust donated 1.9 acres near South Bayshore Drive and Morehead Lane near a bike/walking path.  Trey Nowlen, the city’s parks and recreation director, told th...

Polson city commission considers new public safety building

POLSON – A new public safety building may be in Polson’s future. The city commission began considering that topic with a work session on Monday, June 26. The current city hall is housed in a former grocery store and space is tight.  Any new public safety building would house the city&r...

Biking at work: Polson policeman pedals on patrol Biking at work: Polson policeman pedals on patrol

POLSON – It’s been a while, but Polson Police Department has another bike patrolman.  Officer Keith Deetz completed four days of defensive mountain bike training in Bozeman with the Law Enforcement Bicycle Association in late May. His first day on the streets in Polson was May 26, he said...

Polson approves $12.2 M wastewater treatment plant contract

POLSON — The Polson City Commission took some action and received a lot of information last week. In the action part, by a 4-0 vote with two commissioners absent the commission approved a $12.2 million contract with Swank Enterprises of Kalispell to construct a water resource recovery facility, or w...

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...


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