Category Archives: Housing

City to consider annexation for 85-lot NWGF development on southern edge

A 20.5 acre property is being considered for annexation on the southern end of the city for a proposed NeighborWorks Great Falls development. The project goes before the city’s Planning Advisory Board/Zoning Commission on Tuesday for consideration of annexation, establishment of a planned unit development zoning and preliminary plat of a major subdivision. Currently dubbed the Medical Tech Park Addition,

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Wheat Ridge set for what will likely be a heated hearing on Sept. 18

Wheat Ridge is going to a public hearing on Sept. 18. City Commissioners had some discussion during their Aug. 7 meeting about not setting the public hearing but city staff said they believe it should go to a hearing to allow for due process of the project. City Commission to consider setting public hearing on east side Wheat Ridge development

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Efforts to redevelop Rocky Mountain Building downtown continuing

The Rocky Mountain Building continues to be a topic of discussion for many in the downtown area. During Tuesday’s Downtown Safety Alliance meeting, Officer Adam Hunt told the group that the alcove in the back of the building was becoming a larger problem. He was considering starting the process for a public nuisance but since that can lead to abatement

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City Commission to consider setting public hearing on east side Wheat Ridge development

During Tuesday’s meeting, City Commissioners will consider setting a public hearing for Sept. 18 on the first phase of the proposed Wheat Ridge Estates subdivision. City staff is recommending denial of the developers request for annexation, zoning and a preliminary plat but staff does recommend setting the public hearing. Planning board recommends that City Commission approve Wheat Ridge development The

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Final vote on rezoning Kranz property set for Tuesday; single family homes planned

The city is scheduled to take final action on a zoning amendment for a property that was initially planned as the city’s first pocket neighborhood. NeighborWorks Great Falls purchased the 1.2 acre property at the northwest corner of 3rd Avenue South and 14th Street South and last winter had the property rezoned to planned unit development to develop a pocket

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NWGF plans to reverts to original zoning for Kranz site since pocket neighborhood nixed

Plans for the city’s first pocket neighborhood fell through and last week, the City Commission set a public hearing for Aug. 7 to rezone the 1.2 acre parcel on the¬†northwest corner of 3rd Avenue South and 14th Street South back to R-3 Single-family high density zoning. Pocket neighborhood project on hold due to soil issues, single family residential likely planned

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City approved zoning amendment for apartments near Hickory Swing golf course

City Commissioners approved an amendment to a Planned Unit Development zoning for a 36-unit apartment complex on a 2.267 acre parcel located on the south side of American Avenue, between Hickory Swing Golf Course and Emerald Drive. The original PUD only allowed for a retirement community on the lot, so the developers, T&M Properties and Development LLC, needed an amendment

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Commission postpones vote on changes to county subdivision regulations; budget amended for Expo Park grandstands

The bulk of Tuesday morning’s Cascade County Commission meeting was related to subdivisions. After going page by page through the proposed subdivision regulation changes, commissions decided to table their vote to July 10. Planning staff had recommended a number of changes, primarily related to law changes from the 2017 Montana Legislature session. County planning board recommends approval of subdivision regulation

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Planning board to consider final plats; rezoning; annexation and parking spaces

Several projects are set to go before the city Planning Advisory Board on Tuesday. Among those actions is the final plat for Buffalo Crossing, a 2.2 acre parcel along the Missouri River that was subdivided into six parcels, earlier this year. The owner, Holman Grain, is hoping the action will help spur development of the property on the corner of

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Locals honored by NeighborWorks Great Falls for efforts to improve properties, neighborhoods

Locals who had invested time and money into restoring or improving properties throughout Great Falls were honored by NeightborWorks Great Falls for their work earlier this week during the Annual Most Improved Awards. The luncheon event was held Wednesday at the new SpringHill Suites by Marriott in West Bank Landing. The hotel was named best new building by NWGF. “It

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