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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Commissioners

Fireworks banned in Lake County, Flathead Reservation

LAKE COUNTY — The Lake County Commissioners issued an emergency declaration and notice that discharge of all fireworks, outside of previously approved permits issued by the appropriate authorities, are banned immediately in Lake County due to severe drought conditions. The ban specifically...

Commissioners to issue fireworks ban

POLSON — Lake County Commissioners and emergency services officials met Monday morning to discuss the current fire hazard situation due to  recent warm weather and lack of moisture.  As of press time, commissioners were seriously considering a fireworks ban for the entire county. Whether t...

Lake County road levy passes Lake County road levy passes

POLSON — Unofficial results from the Lake County Election Office indicate the Lake County Road Levy passed with 2,561 voters mailing in ballots in favor of the two-year levy and 1,592 voters casting their ballots against the levy.  About 35 percent of eligible voters returned ballots; the elect...

Proposed levy would update County’s vehicles Proposed levy would update County’s vehicles

POLSON — An older fleet of trucks and pickups requiring more and more maintenance as they age prompted Lake County Commissioners to put a two-year Lake County Road levy on the June mail-in ballot. The newest vehicles in the county’s current stable of workhorses are three 2006 Internationals an...

Court-ordered levy to provide courtroom

POLSON — Lake County commissioners and Lake County Civil Attorney Mark Russell continue hammering out language for a court-ordered levy to provide another courtroom for the 20th Judicial District. Before he retired, District Judge C.B. McNeil signed a court order requiring the second courtroom be pr...

Crisis care facility breaks ground Crisis care facility breaks ground

POLSON — Groundbreaking has been a long time coming for Lake House, an eight-bed mental health crisis care facility, but Western Montana Mental Health Center staffers were joined by well-wishers at a groundbreaking on May 20. “We’re hoping for the facility to be open in December or Janua...

Voters OK Polson school levies

POLSON — Both the Polson High School and the Polson Elementary School building reserve levies passed when voters mailed in their ballots for the May 5 election.  All race results are unofficial until the Lake County Commissioners canvass the ballots, according to Kathie Newgard, Lake County Ele...

Commissioners propose mil levy

LAKE COUNTY — Lake County voters will have the opportunity in June and July to vote for or against a mil levy meant to provide funding for road maintenance equipment.  The 7.44 mil, two-year levy would raise $950,000 per year for road maintenance equipment. It would equal a $19.48 increase in t...

Commissioners okay Flathead Blues Festival

POLSON — Approval of 2015 summer events occupied Polson City Commissioners during a large portion of their March 6 meeting.  Darina Huntley and David Venters asked commissioners to approve the use of Salish Point Park for the 5th annual Flathead Blues Festival for Aug. 14 and 15, to waive the n...

Barron to speak at Pachyderm meeting

POLSON — Bill Barron, who is beginning the first year of his second term as Lake County Commissioner, will be the featured speaker at the Friday, January 23, 2015, meeting of the Lake County Pachyderm Club. Commissioner Barron will be giving a general “State of the County” report discuss...

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