Category Archives: Park and Rec

City leaf pickup schedule

The city leaf pickup program in the boulevard district begins Nov. 2 through Nov. 18. Area schedules will be followed, but are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure, personnel availability or unforeseeable emergencies. All schedule changes will be posted on the city website or the Park and Recreation Facebook page. The natural resources division will vacuum leaves from

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City considering $98,500 in CDBG funds for Kranz Park improvements

During their Oct. 18 meeting, City Commissioner will consider a request for $98,500 of Community Development Block Grant funds for Kranz Park improvements. The city Park and Recreation Department requested the funds for geotech analysis, sidewalks, an ADA curbcut for accessibility; and installation of a pavilion, play structure and tables in Kranz Park. GFPS asking for rezone, aggregation of Kranz

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Portion of River’s Edge Trail to close for bank stabilization project

A portion of the River’s Edge Trail will be closed beginning Sept. 19 for a bank stabilization project. The city has contracted with Winkler Excavating Inc. for the first phase of the project. The work will be done along the north bank of the Missouri River upstream from the 10th Street Bridge. City considering contract for riverbank stabilization project The

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City completes multiple park district projects

The city Park and Recreation Department released a list this week of projects and improvements completed with the park maintenance district. The district is a special assessment that voters approved in 2018 and the city has assessed $1.5 million under the district every year. The district lasts for 20 years and commissioners could change the assessment amount during the budget

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Business Bites: 2Ks Kafe closing; Missouri River Diner moving; 10th Street Bridge trail connection open; Digital Karma Tattoo open; Coffee Republic opening; Nautilus building sold

2k’s Kafe The owners of 2k’s Kafe posted on Aug. 11 that “we will be closing our doors for good at the end of September. We have been extremely lucky to have loyal customers like you guys! We have appreciated all your business over the years and know you will be greatly missed.” Business Bites: Building permit submitted for Chiptole;

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City considering contract for riverbank stabilization project

City Commissioners will consider during their Aug. 2 meeting awarding a $581,700 contract to Winkley Excavating for the first phase of the Missouri River north bank stabilization project. The project is a partnership among the City of Great Falls, Cascade County, Cascade County Conservation District, Recreational Trails, Inc. and NorthWestern Energy. The group identified a 1,440-foot stretch of bank line

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