Category Archives: Park and Rec

Commissioners approve new restroom for Lions Park

City Commissioners approved the purchase of a $152,265 precast concrete restroom for Lions Park. It’s the second purchase of a precast concrete restroom from CXT, Inc. out of Spokane, for the city, the first was purchased last year and is being installed in Oddfellows Park. The structure for Lions will replace the existing aging restroom. The new restroom will include

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True Brew to go inside new Independence Bank on the river; land swap on April 6 City Commission agenda

Independence Bank has released more of their plans for their new location at the corner of River Drive and 9th Street North. The project goes to the City Commission on April 6 for consideration of a land swap and two subdivision actions. The proposed land swap with the city would allow future connection for the River’s Edge Trail to the

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City planning board unanimously recommends permit approval for aquatic center in Lions Park

(Cover photo is rendering courtesy LPW Architecture) The city planning board voted unanimously during its March 23 meeting to recommend approval of a conditional use permit to allow the planned indoor aquatics/recreation center in Lions Park. The city received a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense for the estimated $20 million project and plans to use park

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City to receive $20 million in COVID funds; aquatic center plan updated; GFPD chief replacement process underway; Civic Center facade contract pushed to April 6

The City of Great Falls is slated to receive about $20 million in federal funds through the recently approved COVID-19 stimulus package. City Manager Greg Doyon said during the March 16 commission meeting that the funds would come in two seperate payments over the next year. He said that the rules regarding how the funds can be used haven’t been

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Commission considering land swap for bank, trail connection

City Commissioners will be asked during their March 16 meeting to set a public hearing for April 6 regarding the proposed land swap between the city and Independence Bank near the 10th Street Bridge. Independence Bank is proposing to built a three-story bank with offices and a small coffee shop and approached the city about swapping for unusable land along

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Oddfellows Park restroom contract on March 16 city agenda

City Commissioners will consider a $151,308 contract during their March 16 meeting for the demolition of the existing restroom at Oddfellows Park, as well as utility and site work for the new restroom. The project is funded with park maintenance district dollars. Oddfellows restrooms on commission agenda; Rec Center reopening details The contract includes: Demolition, removal and disposal of the

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Bank planning new site on river, proposed land swap would allow trail connection on 10th Street Bridge

Updated March 9 at 4 p.m. Independence Bank has purchased land along the Missouri River located in between the 9th Street North Bridge and the old 10th Street Bridge, near the former Falls Construction site and the Missouri River Diner. The bank is planning to construct a new three-story building for itself with offices and a small coffee shop. The

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