Category Archives: Cascade County

County Commission to consider Big Sky Cheese appeal on Nov. 21

The Cascade County Commission is scheduled to conduct a special meeting Nov. 21 on Big Sky Cheese’s appeal of the conditions included in the county’s Zoning Board of Adjustment’s special use permit approval. The meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Family Living Center at Expo Park. The ZBOA approved the permit on Aug. 28 but included

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County appoints Henry as clerk of court to replace McWilliams

Cascade County Commissioners voted 2-0 during their Nov. 12 meeting to appoint Tina Henry as the clerk of court effective Jan. 2 to fill the remainder of Faye McWillams’ term through Dec. 31, 2020. McWilliams submitted her resignation in September, effective Jan. 2. Henry is currently the chief deputy clerk of court and works on the criminal side at district

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County, Alluvion in discussions over missing billing funds, back rent

Alluvion Health split from the county as of the first of the year, but has been operating in some county facilities and handling the billing for the Cascade County City-County Health Department. There’s been other areas of crossover as well, including Tanya Houston continuing her duties as the health officer for the county after moving to Alluvion. The non-profit health

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County approves $95,000 contract for continued planning work for former Black Eagle smelter site

Cascade County Commissioners approved a $95,000 contract with Water and Environmental Technologies, Inc., or WET, for their continued work assisting in the review and planning for the cleanup of the Black Eagle Superfund site. The contract is being funded with funds the county received from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency earlier this summer under the Superfund program for the engineering

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Council of Councils discusses Madison Food Park; Council 4 joins Council 5 in asking city to study potential impact

Members of Neighborhood Council 5 asked members of the city’s other eight councils during the Oct. 29 Council of Councils meeting to sign on to their resolution asking the city to study the potential impact of the Madison Food Park. “This conversation is a call to action,” Eric Ray, Council 5 chairman, said during the meeting. Council 5 voted during

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Neighborhood Council 5 asks city to study potential impact of proposed Madison Food Park

Neighborhood Council 5 voted during their Oct. 21 meeting to adopt a resolution requesting that the city formally evaluate the proposed Big Sky Cheese and Madison Food Park. The council’s area borders the eastern city limit line and would the close to the proposed food park complex. The council’s northern boundary is 10th Avenue South, the eastern and southern boundaries are

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School board will use public comments in superintendent evaluation process

School board members voted unanimously during their Oct. 21 meeting to keep using the same evaluation process for the superintendent as the board has used for nearly a decade. The process includes public participation. Moore selected as next GFPS superintendent Jan Cahill, board chair, said he discussed the process with current superintendent Tom Moore, who didn’t suggest any changes to

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Section of River’s Edge Trail closed to fix drainage issues

A portion of the River’s Edge Trail is closed temporarily for a construction project. Montana State Parks is closing the trail beginning Oct. 17 until construction is complete to improve storm water drainage issues on the portion of trail that often floods and becomes impassable. The closed section of trail is located on the east side of Giant Springs Road

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Informed Citizen series continues this week with ‘newstrition’ with Courtney Cowgill

The Informed Citizen series continues this week at Enbar in partnership with the Great Falls Public Library, supported by a grant from Humanities Montana. The three-part series is focused on the local news landscape and the state of the news industry. This week, Courtney Cowgill will lead an interactive conversation about local news and local food, what they have to teach

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