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Articles with the Tag: Polson city commission

Polson commission approves watering schedule, colored street markers Polson commission approves watering schedule, colored street markers

POLSON — The Polson City Commission approved a summer watering schedule during their regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 4. The commission considered a summer watering schedule with specific days and times for homeowners. Homeowners with addresses ending with odd numbers are only allowed to wat...

Polson City Commission discusses changes

POLSON — The Polson City Commission approved modest increases in park-use and golfing fees for the coming year during its regular meeting Sept. 9. The only significant hike was for golf-cart storage, which jumped 20%. Parks and Recreation director Pat Nowlen told commissioners that city parks were b...

Polson City Commission tables casino decision Polson City Commission tables casino decision

POLSON — The four action items on the Polson City Commission agenda at last week’s meeting – including the proposed annexation of tribal lands for a proposed casino – were all punted down the road, mostly for lack of sufficient information.  The most controversial topic was th...

Polson Commission votes against de-annexation

POLSON — By a vote of five to two, the Polson City Commission defeated a resolution to de-annex around 70 acres at the top of Polson Hill. The vote, held during the regular meeting April 4, was preceded by a lengthy discussion about the pros and cons of removing lots one and three of the Knife River An...

Polson debates de-annexation of property

When Lyle and Shelley Smith, owners of OH Well Drilling and Pump, acquired two tracts of land adjacent to their business atop Polson Hill, they thought it was outside of the Polson city limits, as is their current property.  Shelley Smith told the Polson City Commission at its regular meeting last Mo...

New Polson officials sworn in New Polson officials sworn in

POLSON ­­— On the same week citizens were remembering last year’s armed assault on the U.S. Capitol, grassroots democracy was unfolding across the nation in its usual, somewhat sedate fashion as local governments welcomed new and returning elected officials.  At the Polson City Co...

Two vie for Polson Ward 1 commissioner seat Two vie for Polson Ward 1 commissioner seat

POLSON — Two candidates are seeking to replace Ward 1 commissioner Lou Marchello, who is stepping down after a long tenure in public service, including stints as mayor and now commissioner. The district extends across the river to Rocky Point Rd., east to Fifth Street E., and north to 11th Avenue. ...

Polson establishes task force to regulate recreational marijuana

The City of Polson has established a Marijuana Task Force to begin developing initial strategies and recommendations for regulating recreational marijuana. Sales of legal pot are set to begin Jan. 1 under guidelines passed by the 2021 Legislature.  At the city commission meeting on Sept. 8, city mana...

Polson commission addresses housing crisis

POLSON — Housing – or lack of it – was at the forefront of a Polson City Commission meeting last Monday, July 19. City manager Ed Meece and community development director Juan Escano gave the commission a rundown of efforts to address what city government is calling a “housing cris...

Polson City Commission considers spending plans for federal funds

POLSON — In a somewhat muddled voting process, the Polson City Commission chose Laura Dever to represent Ward 2 for the remainder of a four-year term vacated in June by interim commissioner Patricia Corrigan-Ekness.  Dever received four votes and candidates David Coffman and Tim Delaney each re...


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