Author Archives: Jenn Rowell

County to consider tax recertification for Calumet valuation drop to keep GFPS budget whole

Cascade County Commissioners are scheduled to hold a special meeting at 8 a.m. Oct. 21 to consider a request from Great Falls Public Schools to recertify their property tax valuations. The county, GFPS and City of Great Falls already set their budgets in August and September, based on the taxable valuations from the Montana Department of Revenue that are finalized

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Sunday Reads: Oct. 17

Here’s this week’s list, here’s to a great week Great Falls. The New York Times: A Babysitter and a Band-Aid Wrapper: Inside the Submarine Spy Case NBC News: Sweeping FDA guidance would drastically cut salt in American foods The Washington Post: High-schoolers tracked a wolf pack for years. The feds killed eight of the pups, conservationists say. The New York Times: Farmland

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County awards design contract for Armington Bridge replacement

Cascade County Commissioners approved a $480,000 contract with TD&H Engineering during their Oct. 12 meeting for engineering and design services to replace the Armington Bridge. The county also received a bid from Engineering Associates of Great Falls. Staff recommended TD&H, which scored the highest based on criteria in the request for qualifications. request for qualifications for an engineering firm to provide professional

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Road construction continuing north of Great Falls

Paving is continuing on Highway 87 north of Great Falls. The Montana Department of Transportation and Schellinger Construction will finish paving the final northern section this week, from Powerline Road to Dent Bridge Road, according to MDT. Once paving is complete, crews will place interim pavement markings and stripes on the roadway, which will remain until chip sealing begins early

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Staff asking commisision to postpone award of aquatic center contract for more review time

Commissioners will be asked during their Oct. 19 meeting to postpone awarding a contract for the new indoor aquatics center until their Nov. 2 meting. Bids were due on Oct. 13 and the city received four. Staff is currently reviewing the bids and costs to determine a recommendation. The bid includes a base bid and 22 alternates. Staff is asking

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