Category Archives: City Commission

City Commission approves $55K contract for Gore Hill water tower artwork

City Commissioners voted 4-1, with Bill Bronson dissenting, to award a $55,000 contract to Cameron Moberg to paint the Gore Hill water tower. Staff recommended, and commissioners approved design option one to be painted in the summer of 2021, after the warranty period expires on the current paint. No funding source has yet been identified but city staff are working with the

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Commission to consider change order to cattery contract for utility line relocation; animal shelter discussion on work session agenda

As construction on the cattery addition at the Great Falls Animal Shelter began, it was determined that the main gas and electrical supply lines were not in the best spot and were within the current construction footprint. City staff are proposing to relocate those lines and during the Nov. 5 meeting, commissioners will consider a $18,825.63 change order to the

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Contract for Jaycee Park improvements on Nov. 5 commission agenda

During Tuesday’s meeting, City Commissioners will consider awarding a $238,262 contract to United Materials for improvements in Jaycee Park. The project will improve the park with a new basketball court, pickleball courts, pavilion and ADA compliant handicap ramps and sidewalk. With savings on park district projects, staff working to complete additional projects this year The improvements were identified as needs

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Public hearing set for Nov. 5 on TIF funding for Buffalo Crossing

City Commissioners approved a resolution of intent for a tax increment financing project during the Oct. 15 meeting and set a public hearing for Nov. 5 on the requested TIF funding. Buffalo Crossing is the name of the 2.2 acre property that was subdivided earlier this year into six lots. Lot 1 has the barrel building on the corner of

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City Commission candidate forum is Oct. 17 at GFCMSU

The Electric is hosting a City Commission candidate forum on Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in Heritage Hall at Great Falls College MSU. All candidates have been invited to participate. The forum will include prepared questions moderated by Jenn Rowell of The Electric and the audience will be able submit questions during the forum. Cherry Creek Radio is planning to

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City continuing to explore options for animal care, staff developed draft request for proposal from Maclean

The city is continuing to gather information related to discussions about any potential partnership or other arrangement between the Great Falls Animal Shelter and the Maclean Cameron Animal Adoption Center. During the Oct. 15 work session, City Manager Greg Doyon provided updated information from the city shelter, Maclean and Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter in Bozeman. The version from

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911 equipment contract on Oct. 15 commission agenda

City Commissioners will consider approving a $301,004.41 contract during their Oct. 15 meeting with Central Square/Zuercher Technologies for the replacement of call processing equipment at the Great Falls Emergency Communication 911 Dispatch Center. The current equipment, Positron VIPER, was approaching its replacement date at the city’s dispatch center and city staff released a request for proposals to explore replacements and

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No bids received for Gibson Park Trail repair; staff recommends rebid in January

City staff is recommending that commissioners readvertise and rebid the Gibson Park Trail restoration in January since no bids were received by the Oct. 9 deadline. The projects includes an asphalt overlay and updated Americans with Disabilities Act compliant ramps and crossings. The project, in conjunction with Montana Department of Transportation updates to the park entrance, would bring the resurface

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