Category Archives: Great Falls

Cattery back on commission agenda for special meeting

The City Commission has scheduled a special meeting for 5:30 p.m. April 30 to consider rescinding their action to postpone the cattery contract. On April 2, the commission voted 3-2 to postpone action to Sept. 3 on awarding a $462,000 contract to Detailed Construction for the cattery addition at the Great Falls Animal Shelter. Commission reverses course on cattery decision

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New judge assigned to Stevens case; county currently hiring for DES job

Prosecutors in the Montana Attorney General’s Office requested that a new judge be substituted for Judge Elizabeth Best in the criminal case against former undersheriff John Stevens. Stevens has been charged with a count of felony theft in district court for taking firearms that had been purchased with county funds with him when he retired from the Cascade County Sheriff’s

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Appeals court rules tire chalking unconstitutional for parking enforcement; decision doesn’t impact Great Falls

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit ruled this week that chalking vehicles for parking enforcement is a violation of the Fourth Amendment. So far, the decision does not affect Great Falls or other Montana cities since the 6th Circuit includes Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Great Falls does chalk vehicles as part of its parking enforcement program

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County approves additional funds for Expo Park projects; additional facility study for potential improvements

The County Commission approved additional funds for Montana Expo Park during Tuesday’s meeting. The commission approved moving $302,000 from the general fund into the Expo Park account for the grandstand replacement project and Paddock Club renovation, and moved $78,716 from the original project account into the Expo Park account. Expo Park improvement project might be on November ballot That additional

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Neighborhood Council 4 meets this week

Neighborhood Council 4 meets at 6:30 p.m. April 25 at Heritage Baptist Church, 900 52nd Street North. Agenda items include committee updates, neighborhood concerns and guest speakers – Sandra Rice and Shane Etzwiler. Rice will share information on the NC7’s visioning process, the Great Falls Police Department’s seasonal volunteer program and the Downtown Safety Alliance. Etzwiler, president of the Great

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