Category Archives: City of Great Falls

Cascade County adds 3 COVID-19 deaths; city commission meetings going virtual

Cascade County City-County Health Department said Nov. 30 that there have been thee COVID-19 related deaths since Nov. 25, bringing the county’s total to 78. These individuals were a female in her 70s; a female in her 60s and a male in his 50s. All had underlying conditions, according to CCHD. County adds 140 COVID-19 cases; union issues statement following

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City Commission to consider $8 million in TIF funds for Civic Center repairs

City staff’s request to use tax increment financing funds for the Civic Center façade repair project goes before the City Commission on Dec. 1 for a public hearing. The city is requesting to use the downtown TIF funds for the project that’s an estimated $5.5 construction cost and the Downtown Development Partnership voted in October to recommend approval of the

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Annexation for proposed 48-unit apartment complex on Dec. 1 City Commission agenda

A proposed apartment complex for the corner of Skyline Drive Northwest and 6th Street Northwest is on the Dec. 1 agenda for City Commissioners to consider annexation and zoning. The proposed Skyline Heights would include four three-story 12-plex for a total of 48 residential units on a 2.15 acre parcel. City Commission to set public hearing on proposed apartment complex

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City reinvesting savings from park district projects into other Park and Rec improvements

The city has completed most of the park district projects that were included in the first year plan. There were some savings in that first year, that Park and Recreation Director Steve Herrig told City Commissioners during a Nov. 4 meeting that would be reinvested into other park district projects. Jaycee Park improvements nearly complete, funded by park district Projects

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City continuing work on draft of nondiscrimination resolution

City Commissioners discussed drafts of resolutions on discrimination and harassment during their Nov. 17 work session and asked staff to work with Commissioner Mary Moe to continue tweaking the language. Moe had circulated a draft to the other commissioners in September, the morning after they held a three-hour special meeting on a proposed nondiscrimination ordinance. Commissioners opted not to pursue

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City Commission to discuss possible nondiscrimination resolution

City Commissioners will discuss a draft resolution pertaining to nondiscrimination and inclusivity during their Nov. 17 work session at 5:30 p.m. Commissioners last discussed nondiscrimination in September when they held a three-hour special work session on a proposed nondiscrimination ordinance that they opted not to pursue. The next morning, Commissioner Mary Moe sent an email to fellow commissioners with draft

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State beginning process for licenses for recreational marijuana after ballot iniative approved

The Montana Department of Revenue has begun the process to make licenses available for recreational marijuana cultivation and sale by Oct. 1, 2021, following the recent voter approval of Initiative-190. “There’s a lot of work ahead before the first legal sale of non-medical marijuana in Montana, and before the first license is issued,” Gene Walborn, department director, said in a release. “We look forward to working

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Civic Center facade project on Nov. 17 commission agenda for first read to set public hearing for Dec. 1

City staff’s request to use tax increment financing funds for the Civic Center façade repair project gets a first read during the Nov. 17 City Commission meeting, when they’ll be asked to set a public hearing on the request for Dec. 1. The city is requesting to use the downtown TIF funds for the project that’s an estimated $5.5 construction

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