Category Archives: Library

Odds and ends from the Aug. 6 commission meeting: storm damage, library fun run, dumpster explosion, Maclean update

Here’s a few odds and ends from the Aug. 6 City Commission meeting. Storm Damage The city is still cleaning up after the July 14 storm that included high winds, rain and hail. City Manager Greg Doyon told commissioners that the storm resulted in seven downed boulevard trees; 250 downed limbs and 47 hangers, limbs that hadn’t completely broken off.

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Contract to replace library air handler on tonight’s city agenda

During the Aug. 6 meeting, the City Commission will consider awarding a $315,000 construction agreement to replace the aged and failing basement air handler at the Great Falls Public Library. The agreement is with McKinstry Essention LLC and is a project identified through McKinstry’s 2017 energy performance audit performed at the request of the city. The project will replace the

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New book drops installed at Great Falls Public Library

The new book drops are now in place at the Great Falls Public Library, replacing those that had been in place since the 1970s. The project was funded by the Great Falls Public Library Foundation for $16,200 and United Materials poured the concrete and provided a $1,000 donation. Library boiler project complete; foundation funds new book drops, computers, materials The

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