Category Archives: Utilities

Portion of Skyline Drive will be closed for utility work

Skyline Drive Northwest between 3rd Street Northwest and 6th Street Northwest will be closed for about three weeks beginning June 24 for utility work. Central Plumbing and Heating is extending a sewer main from the intersection of Skyline Drive Northwest and 3rd Street Northwest to a point about 350 feet west of the intersection. During the project, the road will

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Water main work begins this week; first phase of river crossing project

Water main work will impact traffic on Upper River Road at the intersection with Blanchard Road beginning May 28. The project is slated to be completed by June 21, weather permitting. On May 21, the City Commission awarded a $98,720 contract to Capcon LLC for the replacement of about 60 lineal feet of 30-inch water main across Upper River Road and

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Commission to consider $2.26 million agreement for water plant upgrades

On Tuesday, the City Commission will consider a $2.268 million professional services agreement with Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc. for filtration improvements at the water treatment plant. The project will replace the filter media and associated under drains of all 16 water treatment plant filter bays. Filter cleaning implements and filter waste water solutions will also be addressed, according to

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Black Eagle Water and Sewer District applying for state CDBG funds for improvements

Black Eagle is inching closer to upgrading its water and sewer system. On Tuesday, Cascade County Commissioners approved a grant application from the Black Eagle Cascade County Water and Sewer District to be submitted to the Montana Department of Commerce for state Community Development Block Grant funding. The Black Eagle water and sewer district is requesting $40,000 with a $10,000

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Commission to consider annexing single parcel on south side

The City Commission will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday regarding a request to annex a parcel on 21st Avenue South and assigning R-2 single family medium density zoning. In February, the city planning board voted to recommend approval. Last summer, the property owners met with city staff to discuss the possibility of annexing into the city to have access

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$416K contract for repairs at public works complex on commission agenda

Repairs for the city’s public works complex are up for consideration on Tuesday’s City Commission meeting. City staff is recommending approval of a $416,751 contract to EJ Carpentry for the project that includes replacing the roofs, including the metal roofing, insulation, fascia, skylights, gutters and downspouts for the public works central garage, sanitation/streets and wash rack buildings, according to the

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New format for city utility bills arriving in mailboxes soon

The city is using a new company to print and mail utility bills and residents will start seeing a new format in their mailboxes soon. Last fall, the city issued a request for proposals for a new vendor for printing and mailing utility bills. In December, the City Commission approved a three-year contract with DataProse of Texas. The change will

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Water main project on city agenda

City Commissioners will consider a $92,921.70 contract during Tuesday’s meeting for a water main project on 2nd. Street South. City staff are recommending approval of the contract to Geranios Enterprises, Inc. for the project, which will install about 650 lineal feet of new 12-inch and 8-inch water main and one new fire hydrant. The project is being completed in cooperation

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Cold weather is freezing some water pipes; Public Works reminds residents of maintenance responsibilities

The city is reminding residents that the maintenance of water services lines from the main, which is in the street, into the property is the responsibility of the property owner. After about 32 days of below freezing weather, the frost level has pushed further into the ground, causing water service lines to freeze and properties to suddenly be without water,

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