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Articles with the Tag: Polson mayor

Polson pauses search for city manager

POLSON – After nearly six months without a permanent city manager, last week’s commission meeting didn’t bring the city any closer to deciding on a hiring process. Commissioners were tasked with deciding whether to accept the City Manager Search Committee’s recommendation to contra...

Assistant police chief retires after 30 years of service Assistant police chief retires after 30 years of service

POLSON – Assistant Police Chief John Stevens is leaving a legacy in the Polson Police Department. At the Dec. 17 Polson City Commission meeting, Stevens was honored with a plaque and a personal message from Governor Steve Bullock commending his work in law enforcement and celebrating his retirement. ...

Commission considers unanticipated addition to wastewater treatment facility

POLSON – Commissioners will visit the wastewater treatment facility construction site before deciding whether to approve a request for a $119,000 drainage improvement that was not included in original designs for the project. Kevin Johnson, project manager from DOWL, the engineering firm that design...

Polson installs interim city manager

POLSON – All five commissioners present voted to appoint Police Chief Wade Nash as interim city manager at the Polson City Commission meeting on Nov. 13.  Commissioners Lou Marchello and Bob Martin were not in attendance. Nash did not attend the meeting but provided a letter to the commission e...

City of Polson shares strategic plan

News from the City of Polson  POLSON – The City of Polson Strategic Plan for 2018-2021, developed by the City Commissioners, City staff and input from the public, was adopted on August 20, 2018.  The plan is being used to guide the city’s goals and priorities, to further the mis...

Arrests made, animals rescued in two drug raids Arrests made, animals rescued in two drug raids

News from Sergeant George Simpson, Polson Police Department  POLSON — On the afternoon of Sept. 21, the Polson Police Department executed a residential search warrant at 1008 Second Street E.  This was the third time this year a warrant service was carried out at this residence for drug ...

Drug-related community issues dominate commission meeting

POLSON — Vandalism, decreased property value, threats to public health and safety were among the concerns that a Polson City Commission meeting attendee attributed to drug addiction in the city. A Polson resident, who wished to remain anonymous out of concern for his safety, said that he owns property ...

Polson City Commission swears in new police officer

POLSON—The police department added a new officer to its ranks last week. Police officer Dylan Moll was sworn in at the Aug. 6 commission meeting. Moll attended Polson High School and earned a degree in criminal justice from Flathead Valley Community College, where he was student body president.  ...

Polson City Commission tables vote on zoning request Polson City Commission tables vote on zoning request

POLSON – After a public hearing on the issue, the Polson City Commission decided to look into alternatives before deciding whether to accept or deny a zone change request for the lot where the Polson Animal Clinic is located.  The veterinary clinic is located on Seventh Avenue West across from ...

Polson commission passes development code amendments, discusses potential economic impacts

A vote on amendments to subdivision regulations spurred conversation about economic development at last week’s Polson City Commission meeting.  Amendments to the 2016 Polson Development Code were necessary for compliance with bills passed during the 2017 Montana state legislative session. The C...


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