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Articles with the Tag: Polson city commission

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...

Multiple candidates file for local seats Multiple candidates file for local seats

Municipal elections in the Mission Valley’s three incorporated communities suddenly became races when multiple candidates filed on, or just before, the deadline of June 21.  All three towns went from one, or in Polson’s case, no candidates for mayor to contests for each seat. In St. Ignat...

Polson begins replacing 100-year-old pipes

POLSON — The Polson City Commission efficiently marched through several agenda items during last Monday’s meeting.  At the top of the agenda was a contract with Mission West Community Development for economic development services, which will include marketing Polson Redevelopment Agency g...

Polson commission approves putting resort tax on ballot Polson commission approves putting resort tax on ballot

POLSON – After years of research and debate, the Polson City Commission voted unanimously to place a three percent resort tax on the ballot for a special election, slated for Jan. 21. The motion was approved during the commission’s regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 9. City finance officer Ci...

Deadline for city manager applications approaches

POLSON – After more than a year without a permanent city manager, the next step in the hiring process is on the horizon. City planner Kyle Roberts said the city hopes to hire a manager this spring. The city manager job was posted on various websites and media outlets on Jan. 20. Applications will be...

Commission allocates funds to repair street

POLSON – Commissioners voted to allocate funds for a sidewalk improvements project on 17th Street during the last meeting, involving the installation of a 10-foot section and repaving another area. Funds for the project were raised through an increased tax on gasoline and diesel. In order for the pr...

Commission takes action on animal welfare

POLSON – An approved ordinance will better protect pets in city limits. City code compliance officer Matt Ellermann introduced the ordinance. He said he gets between two and eight complaints of animal abuse or neglect every month. In recent months, the number of reports has increased.  Before t...

Polson to hire search firm to find new city manager

POLSON – After nearly 11 months without a permanent head of city government, the city of Polson will contract with a professional hiring firm to find its next city manager. At the city commission meeting, city planner Kyle Roberts said the city had posted a call for applicants to the city manager po...

Commission approves changes to development code

POLSON – The city commission approved two staff-recommended changes to the Polson Development Code and denied another during the last meeting. A state-mandated change to subdivision regulations related to agricultural use was the first update. They also passed a city-staff recommended addition to...

Commission hears court update

POLSON – Polson city judge Dennis DeVries and assistant city attorney Josh Morigeau presented information on the state of the city’s court system at the regular commission meeting. Interim city manager Wade Nash invited the justice system professionals to present at the meeting. He said the co...

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