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Articles with the Tag: Polson city commission

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...

Tribal, state attorneys share compact impact Tribal, state attorneys share compact impact

POLSON — People expecting heated words and clashing opinions at the Feb. 3 Polson City Commission workshop meeting were instead treated to a civil presentation about how the water compact could impact the City of Polson’s municipal wells. Melissa Hornbein, Reserved Water Rights Compact Commiss...

Commission ponders liquor license sale

POLSON —  Polson commissioners discussed the sale of the city’s all beverage liquor license at the Jan. 21 meeting.  They unanimously voted at the Sept. 15, 2014 meeting to declare the all-beverage license as surplus, according to Polson Finance Officer Cindy Dooley. That’s the...

Public invited to informational meeting regarding water compact

News from the City of Polson POLSON — A City Commission Work Session will be held in Commission Chambers at 106 1st Street East on Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. to receive information about the Proposed Water Rights Compact. Representatives from the State of Montana, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tri...

Commissioners present badge, take care of business

POLSON — Polson Police K-9 Officer Brody received his badge at the Jan. 8 Polson City Commissioners meeting. Officer Juan Maso works with Brody, a 2-year-old yellow Labrador retriever.  Brody has the ability to search vehicles, bags, lockers, classrooms, large rooms, items at the United States ...

City may sell liquor license, rehires grant writer City may sell liquor license, rehires grant writer

POLSON — Commissioners discussed the golf course’s liquor license and a possible sale of that license at their Dec. 15 meeting.   If the commission decides to sell, commissioner Stephen Turner said he would like to see a starting price, a base price.  “My big concern is that...

Commission saves money, selects wastewater treatment system

POLSON — Polson City Commissioners chose a sequenced batch reactor, priced at $14.3 million, instead of a membrane bioreactor with a price tag of $18.3 million for Polson’s new wastewater treatment system at their Nov. 17 meeting. That means $14.83 less on each water bill for Polson consumers. ...

City commission looks at wastewater management project

POLSON — Polson City Engineer Shari Johnson presented information on the wastewater management system at the Polson City Commissioner’s Nov. 3 meeting. In May commissioners selected a membrane type of treatment system, according to their informational PowerPoint presentation.  In a phone ...

Commissioners approve encroachment permit

POLSON — With a short agenda, Polson City Commissioners whipped through their Oct. 20 meeting, approving a 10-year permit for limited encroachment upon and use of Polson’s right of way for property located at 107 First Ave. E. Polson City Manager Mark Shrives said the situation came up when a ...

City to rebid downtown water project City to rebid downtown water project

POLSON — Due to a bid specification that was not adhered to, Polson City Commissioners voted unanimously to rebid the downtown water looping project at their Oct. 6 commission meeting. At their previous meeting on Sept. 15, commissioners tabled the decision on the final award of the bid. The top bid...


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