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Articles with the Tag: St. Ignatius Town Council

Cost for uniform destroyed by dog attack to be borne by police chief Cost for uniform destroyed by dog attack to be borne by police chief

ST. IGNATIUS – Police Chief Jeffrey Ferguson will not be reimbursed for damages to his uniform caused by a March 10 dog attack. In a rare non-unanimous decision, the St. Ignatius Town Council voted to not pay for the damages because some councilmembers feared it would set precedent for other employees ...

Local government oversight issues on ballot Local government oversight issues on ballot

LAKE COUNTY – Voters in St. Ignatius and Ronan will decide whether or not they want to form a government oversight committee to evaluate their city councils in this year’s election. The opportunity to vote for a mil levy that funds a local government review committee comes once every ten years...

St. Ignatius water project moves forward St. Ignatius water project moves forward

ST. IGNATIUS — At a Feb. 4 meeting the St. Ignatius Town Council unanimously approved taking $37,700 from the Water Tower Fund to pay for additional costs to a water improvement project that is more than a year behind schedule, but is set to begin construction this spring.  At a previous Januar...

St. Ignatius will pay additional $37,000 for water project St. Ignatius will pay additional $37,000 for water project

ST. IGNATIUS – Representatives of Great West Engineering place the blame for delays and rising costs of a St. Ignatius water improvement project on a lack of communication and cooperation from the Town Council.  At a Jan. 7 meeting the council agreed to find funding sources for more than $37,00...

Delayed project adds costs in Mission

ST. IGNATIUS — The Mission Town Council wants an explanation from Great West Contracting about why the town’s water improvement project keeps being delayed and thousands of dollars in additional costs are being tacked on.  The project to replace the town’s water lines should have be...

Mission to crack down on parking laws

ST. IGNATIUS — Mission Chief of Police Jeffrey Ferguson wants to remind townspeople that they are subject to ticketing if they break parking ordinances meant to keep roads clear for snowplowing in the winter months.  Parking is prohibited on the following streets from 3 a.m. until 8 a.m. from O...

Mission to add part-time police officer

MISSION — The St. Ignatius Town Council voted to expand its police force at a Nov. 4 meeting, after several months of research into ways to provide more police protection with few available funds. At previous meetings council members said the town couldn’t afford to hire another officer, but a...

2013 Election results (unofficial)

2013 unofficial election results   Polson Mayor Heather Knutson          656          51 percent Bob Fulton          591      &...

Four candidates vie for two St. Ignatius Council seats Four candidates vie for two St. Ignatius Council seats

MISSION — There are two at-large seats on the St. Ignatius Town Council up for grabs in the November 5 election.  Only candidate Roger Lemon filed by the deadline to be on the regular ballot. Three candidates filed as write-in candidates.  Lemon, 68, is a manager for Johnson Transportat...

Two in running for St. Ignatius mayoral seat Two in running for St. Ignatius mayoral seat

MISSION — The St. Ignatius Town Council has two candidates running for mayor.  Incumbent Charles Gariepy, 54, has worked for Lake County Road and Bridge Department for 25 years. He and his wife Karolynn have three children. Gariepy has lived in the area his entire life and graduated from St. Ig...


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