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Articles with the Tag: Polson city commission

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...

City of Polson plans new wastewater treatment facility City of Polson plans new wastewater treatment facility

POLSON — “We did a 10-year Band-Aid 12 years ago, and now the Band-Aid is falling apart,” said Tony Porrazzo, city of Polson water superintendent.  Porrazzo was talking about wastewater treatment system improvements, which is not a new issue. The Polson City Commissioners will be...

City commission sets service recognition day

POLSON — In a short meeting on March 3, Polson City Commissioners unanimously approved Resolution 1054, designating April 1, 2014, as National Service Recognition Day.  This is the second year for NSRD across the nation with 832 mayors across the United States participating last year.  ...

Commissioners give nod to blues festival

POLSON — The 4th annual Flathead Lake Blues Festival, scheduled for Aug. 14 to 16, asked for use of Salish Point Park at the Feb. 12 Polson City Commissioners meeting. The request includes an extension of park hours to 12:15 a.m. on both Sunday and Monday and closing Salish Kootenai-Pend Oreille Loo...

Tribal road director discusses partnering Tribal road director discusses partnering

POLSON — Michael Brown, director of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes road projects, spoke to the Polson City Commissioners at their Feb. 3 meeting. Brown said that on every reservation there is a road inventory, consisting of every public road on the reservation. The CSKT receive construc...

Polson impact fee issue resolved

POLSON — On the agenda was a request for an impact fee review and modification from Cougar Ridge Development LLC., and the Polson City Commission dealt with this issue at its Jan. 22 meeting. The impact fees — which include water and sewer hookup, fire impact and an administrative fee — ...


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