Category Archives: Park and Rec

First Great Falls park district approved, assessment will appear on fall tax bills

Great Falls voters approved the first citywide park district with a vote of 8,279 to 6,748 in Tuesday’s election. The results aren’t final until elections officials complete the canvas next week and there’s a series of administrative steps to certify the results and get the assessment added to the fall tax bills. Great Falls park district approved; school levy fails

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Great Falls park district approved; school levy fails

The May 8 ballot included the $1.5 million park district; $1.3 million school levy; and two seats on the school board. With the final count for the night, the Great Falls park district is approved. The public school levy was defeated. In a statement, Superintendent Tammy Lacey said “we will now move forward as we deal with the necessary reductions

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Ballots for school board, school levy, park district due May 8

As of Monday morning, 9,408 ballots had been processed for the county school board election, school levy and park district election. But election officials hadn’t yet processed the ballots that were returned Thursday or Friday since they were preparing the ballots for the primary election that had to be sent to the postal company this week. Ballots due May 8;

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Ballots due May 8; special park district ballots available for non-city residents owning property within city limits

As of Monday morning, 4,430 ballots had been received and processed by Cascade County elections officials. Five more trays worth of ballots had been delivered on Monday, and though they hadn’t been counted yet, elections officials estimated that was a few thousand more. Ballots are due May 8. School board sets, a school levy and the city’s park district are

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Great Falls Snowmobile Club expands efforts to support community needs

The Great Falls Snowmobile Club has been in existence since the early 1970s and in conjunction with the Meager County Snowmobile Club, King’s Hill Grooming Association, U.S. Forest Service and Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks, they maintain more than 300 miles of groomed trails in the Little Belt Mountains near Great Falls. The group rides all over the state and

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Ballots are in the mail for the proposed $1.5 million park district

Ballots for the city’s first park district vote are in the mail. The ballots also include school board races and a vote on a proposed school district levy. Ballots are due by May 8. Here’s a few key things to know about the proposed city-wide park district: If approved, the park district assessment would be added to property tax bills

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City to seek proposals for management of both golf courses

The city’s golf courses have been operating in the red for years. City officials are moving forward with a new plan to address the two public golf courses that have been a drag on the city’s budget for years. City Manager Greg Doyon has directed Park and Recreation Director Steve Herrig to develop a request for proposals for management of

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