Category Archives: Park and Rec

FWP seeking information on geese killed at Elk Creek Colony BMA

Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 4 enforcement officers are seeking information on snow geese that were killed earlier this week. At least 86 snow geese were shot and left and the Elk Creek Colony Block Management Area near Augusta. According to Augusta Game Warden Brady Murphy, the geese appeared to be shot with a .22 long rifle and a shotgun

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City moving forward with golf course management negotiations

City officials have opted to move forward with negotiating a potential management contract with CourseCo for its two municipal golf courses. During Wednesday’s City Commission work session, city staff reviewed the two proposals that were submitted earlier this fall. CourseCo manages about 30 courses, primarily in the Pacific Northwest, 22 of which are publicly owned. The Great Falls Baseball Club,

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City offices closed Monday for Veterans Day

The City of Great Falls offices, including the animal shelter, will be closed Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day. The Great Falls Public Library will be closed Nov. 10 in observance of the holiday. There will be no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule next week. On Veterans Day, the Community Recreation Center and Natatorium will

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Grant funds considered for bath house improvements at water park

Work is getting started on projects included in the city’s first park maintenance district. During Wednesday’s City Commission meeting, the contracts list includes a $28,415 professional services agreement with Nelson Architects for design, bidding and inspection for the restoration and remodel improvements at the Electric City Water Park bathhouse, including ADA accessibility. Park district assessment to be set during Tuesday

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City seeking applicants for advisory boards

The city is seeking applicants for several boards and commissions. Citizen Interest Forms are available at the City Manager’s Office, Civic Center, Room 201, by calling 455-8450; or may be downloaded from the Citizen Interest Form Page. Park and Recreation Board The City Commission is accepting applications to serve on the Park and Recreation Board. There are currently three openings for three-year terms

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Updated leaf pickup schedule

Due to mechanical equipment failure, the original pickup schedule has faced several delays. A revised Annual Fall Leaf Pickup Schedule is now available. If you have already raked your leaves onto the boulevard for pickup, and the weather calls for any type of moisture, please cover your piles. This will aid in a more thorough pickup. For further information, please call the Park and

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Montana State Parks seeking public comment on several proposals

Montana State Parks is seeking public comment on several proposals, including extension of the Smith River Biennial Fee Rule, East Gallatin Management Agreement, and Lands Transfer Policy Revisions. Public comments will be accepted through 5 p.m. Nov. 30. Each proposal received tentative approval from the Montana Parks & Recreation Board at their October 2018 meeting, according to a release from Montana

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