Three neighborhood councils meet this week

Three neighborhood councils meeting this week.

Neighborhood Council 7 meets May 13 at 7 p.m. in the Civic Center Gibson Room. Agenda items include committee reports, recycling update, guest speakers, and neighborhood concerns. Guest speakers are Carol Bronson and Shane Etzwiler. Bronson from NeighborWorks will share information on the community impact surveys in the Downtown Master Plan Area and Shane Etzwiler will present on the Great Falls Chamber of Commerce. The council includes the Original Townsite whose northern and western boundaries are the Missouri River, the southern boundary is 10th Avenue South, and the eastern boundary is 10th Street South north from 10th Avenue South to 7th Avenue South, then east to 12th Street South and north to 7th Avenue North, then east to 15th Street North and north to the Missouri River.

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Neighborhood Council 1 meets May 14 at 7 p.m. in the Meadowlark School library. Agenda items include committee reports and neighborhood concerns. Guest speaker, Andy Burgoyne from the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, will share information on the process to solicit conservation proposals. The council includes the Fox Farm area whose northern boundary is the Sun River, the southern is the city limit line, the eastern is the Missouri River, and the western is the city limit line.

Neighborhood Council 8 meets May 16 at 6 p.m. in the Women’s Annex of the Great Falls Transition Center, 1019 15th St. N. Agenda items include committee reports, guest speakers, and neighborhood concerns. Guest speakers are Sandy Rice and GFPD Lt. Doug Mahlum. Rice will share information on the NC 7’s visioning process, GFPD’s seasonal volunteer program and Downtown Safety Alliance. Mahlum will provide information on safety concerns and community policing. The council’s northern boundary is the Missouri River, the southern boundary is Central Avenue, the eastern boundary is 36th Street from Central north to 9th Avenue North then East to 38th Street and north to the Missouri River, the western boundary is 12th Street North from Central Avenue to 7th Avenue North, then east to 15th Street North, and then north to the Missouri River.

Monthly agendas are posted on the Neighborhood Councils online calendar at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.

There are nine neighborhood councils in Great Falls to provide residents at direct link to city government within the neighborhood. Each council is comprised of five members elected by the voters within the council.

In Great Falls, there are currently 9 Neighborhood Councils. Their purpose is to serve the citizens of Great Falls by providing a direct link to City government within the neighborhoods.  Each Council is made up of 5 members who were elected by the voters in that Council area. Neighborhood councils are also on Facebook.