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Articles with the Tag: Polson city commission

Polson residents urged to control noxious knotweed

POLSON — During the July 21 meeting of the Polson City Commission, John Hart, a member of the City of Polson Streets Department crew, gave a report on Japanese Knotweed, a noxious weed flourishing in Polson. Hart brought a slideshow and information for interested folks.  “It’s not y...

Polson residents voice outrage over water, sewer rate hikes Polson residents voice outrage over water, sewer rate hikes

POLSON — All the bays of the Polson fire station were opened, the trucks moved out and chairs moved in to seat the approximately 120 Polson residents, business owners and landlords who attended the July 7 public hearing.  Polson residents were upset after having received letters from the City o...

Golf carts permitted on select Polson streets

During the Polson City Commissioners July 7 meeting, the second reading of an ordinance to allow golf carts on designated streets within the city of Polson was approved. Commissioners also heard an update on the Flathead 3-on-3 basketball event July 25 to 27, and learned everything is in place. The commit...

Grand opening held for pathway, city dock Grand opening held for pathway, city dock

POLSON — The Polson City Dock and the Bridge Pathway connecting Sacajawea and Riverside Parks are officially open.  Ken Avison, Polson businessman and Polson Redevelopment Agency chair, put together a grand opening on June 29. A combined color guard of the Veteran Warrior Society and the Vet...

Polson Commissioners pass first reading of water rate hikes, golf cart ordinance Polson Commissioners pass first reading of water rate hikes, golf cart ordinance

POLSON — Polson City Commissioners passed the first reading of an ordinance to amend the City of Polson’s assessment of water charges. The rate changes will increase the utility bill for the average residential customer by $59.20 per month, resulting in a $93.51 monthly bill, according to the ord...

Commission hires assistant attorney, approves special use permits Commission hires assistant attorney, approves special use permits

POLSON — During their May 19 meeting, Polson City Commissioners revisited the impact fee question and voted unanimously to increase impact fees to 50 percent of the amount that could be collected under Ordinance 663. The impact fees were lowered to 20 percent in 2013 to stimulate building.   Im...

Commission approves city manager progress

POLSON — The Polson City Commission spent 50 minutes in executive session discussing Polson City Manager Mark Shrives’ six-month performance evaluation and talking to Shrives at the May 5 meeting. After reconvening, the commission agreed that Shrives has a satisfactory performance review and w...

City of Polson moves forward with grant applications

POLSON — Polson City Commissioners passed three resolutions at their April 21 meeting, enabling the city to move forward with grant applications. Those were: Resolution 1060, to accept the 2014 wastewater preliminary engineering report; Resolution 1061, to accept the environmental assessment; and Resol...

Commissioners vote to build new wastewater facility Commissioners vote to build new wastewater facility

POLSON — At a special meeting on April 14, Polson City Commissioners voted unanimously to choose the membrane bioreactor system to improve the current sewer system and meet Department of Environmental Quality standards. The approximate cost of the system will be $18,334,800.  Mayor Heather Knut...

Polson City Commissioners discuss impact fees

POLSON — A resolution to reset impact fees was on the agenda at the April 7 Polson City Commissioner meeting.  In 2013, the commission passed Resolution 1027, which reduced impact fees by 80 percent as a means of stimulating new building and growth. All new developments within the city limit...


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