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Articles with the Tag: Polson city commission

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...

City commission ups impact fees

POLSON — Impact fees assessed on building new houses or businesses in the city to pay their part for water, sewer, fire, parks and administrative work, were on the Polson City Commission’s agenda on June 15 again after being tabled at the last two commission meetings. The impact fees have been...

City commission hears from economic development committee

POLSON — With a voice roughened by emotion, Mayor Heather Knutson began the June 1 Polson City Commission meeting with a request that commissioners and attendees join her in a moment of silence honoring Commissioner Dan Morrison, who passed away last week.  Then the commission dived into the ag...

City commissioners table impact fees City commissioners table impact fees

POLSON — Impact fees for new construction came under scrutiny from the Polson City Commissioners at their May 18 commission meeting. Impact fees are what people who are building new houses or businesses in the city are assessed to pay their part for water, sewer, fire, parks and administrative work. Po...

City commission approves bonds, discusses fire analysis

POLSON — Polson City Commissioners and Mayor Heather Knudson approved $473,000 in water system bonds for the downtown water loop, “the last piece of the funding package,” according to Cindy Dooley, Polson finance officer. The project is replacing and reconnecting water pipes in the area nor...

City commissioners approve design/build for skatepark expansion

POLSON — Polson skateboarders filled the back couple of rows in city hall at the April 20 city commission meeting to support their plan to expand Polson’s skatepark. The skateboarders want to extend the borders of the current skatepark 25 feet out on the north, south and west sides, and 22 fee...

Fire department review presents problems, solutions

POLSON — Unrest in the Polson Fire Department and the Polson Rural Fire District led membership to draft a letter of no confidence in Polson Fire Chief John Fairchild and submit it to Polson City Manager Mark Shrives. Reasons stated in the letter were safety concerns, leadership issues, communicatio...


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