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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Commissioners

Density hearing well attended, more comments sought Density hearing well attended, more comments sought

A Lake County courthouse room was packed with residents eager to voice their opinion on land rights and future development on Jan. 20.  A public hearing was held that sought input from land and business owners, natural resource conservationists, and every day residents, as the Lake County Commissioners ...

Public input sought for 911 service management Public input sought for 911 service management

LAKE COUNTY – A big question is being asked around the county: should the 911 emergency service separate from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office? In Lake County, the sheriff is tasked with making the final decision on policy regarding the system that dispatches emergency responders from many age...

Council considers emergency dispatch project

RONAN – The Ronan City Council received a letter asking if they would approve of a the 911 system being developed into a separate stand-alone entity. “We support a study to find out more information about this,” said council member Cal Hardy. The letter was from the 911 Committee. Lak...

New mental health facility completed in Polson New mental health facility completed in Polson

POLSON — Supporters packed the lobby for the opening ceremony and ribbon cutting of the newly completed Lake House. The need for a community based, 24 hour emergency mental health crisis and stabilization center in Lake County was palpable. Located across the street from St. Joseph Medical Facility, th...

Density hearing rescheduled for Jan. 20

  POLSON — Lake County Commissioners have re-scheduled the hearing regarding the density map and regulations from Dec. 17 to Jan. 20 at 10:30 a.m. Commissioners wanted to be certain there was sufficient time for the hearing to be legally noticed prior to the meeting.

Density map decision pending

POLSON — The Lake County Commissioners will hold a public hearing Thursday, Dec. 17, at 1:30 p.m. to take comments and concerns under advisement regarding repealing or revising the county density map and regulations. At the end of the meeting, commissioners may make a motion to adopt a resolution of in...

Fee increase proposed for Lake County Community Center in Ronan

News from MSU Lake County Extension RONAN — In 1964-1965 the Ronan Jaycees club had the foresight to build a community center, on the Lake County Ronan fairgrounds, that could serve as a multiple purpose facility.  Since then this building has been maintained and improved with the help of co...

Tax bills explained by Lake County Commissioners Tax bills explained by Lake County Commissioners

 News from the  Lake County Commissioners Lake County tax bills will be mailed out to property owners at the end of October. Many people have questions regarding their tax bills. This article will attempt to give you some useful information on that topic. If you have questions or comments ple...

Two governments discuss county funding Two governments discuss county funding

PABLO – Lake County Commissioners attended a Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council meeting on Thursday to ask if the council plans to supplement the county for lost tax revenue of about $1 million from what will soon officially be named the Salish Kootenai Dam. Tribal Council Chairman Vern...

Rural fire chief lauded on last day Rural fire chief lauded on last day

POLSON — Well-wishers gathered at the Polson Rural Fire Station to wish Polson Rural Fire Chief John Fairchild all the best on his last day Sept. 30. At exactly 5 p.m., Lake County Dispatch honored Fairchild with an emotional call across the scanner thanking him for 28 years of service.  &ldquo...

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