Commissioner Districts

Department Details:

800 South Main
Room 302
Kalispell, MT 59901-5420

(406) 758-5503
(406) 758-5861  FAX

Monday - Friday
8:00am to 5:00pm

Office is closed on holidays

Administrative Staff:

  • Elaine Nelson, Executive Secretary - Email
  • Maria Albertson, Clerk to the Board - Email

Commissioners' Office

LOCATION: 800 South Main, Room 302, Kalispell, MT

COUNTY Courthouse - THIrd floor

State of Montana Seal

Our Mission - The Board of County Commissioners provides responsive and accountable services to protect and enhance the Flathead community.

Our Core Values - We are committed to:

  • Accountable stewardship of taxpayer resources
  • Respectful and responsive communication
  • Professional service with quality and integrity
  • Proactive and innovative leadership at all levels
  • Safety and security throughout the County
  • A positive team culture that values all people
  • Equal treatment for all

Adopted by the Employees of Flathead County and the Board of County Commissioners.

Chairman of the Board, Philip B. Mitchell - Email
Commissioner, Pamela J. Holmquist - Email
Commissioner, Randy L. Brodehl - Email            

The Commissioners' Boards

County Administrator Mike Pence - Email
Mike Pence started working for the County in 2005 and has over 30 years of experience in municipal management.

                 Public Notices   

Notice of Public Hearing: FY19 Budget Amendment


Notice of Public Hearing: Annexation to Somers Rural Fire District


Notice of Public Hearing: Fretz Zone Change / Highway 93 North Zoning District


Notice of Public Hearing: Short-Term Rental Text Amendment / Canyon Area Land Use Regulatory System (CALURS)


Notice of Public Hearing: 162 Whitefish LLC and Kristine A. Kramer Trust Zone Change / Rural Whitefish Zoning District


Notice of Public Hearing: Road Abandonment No. 503 / Disposal Road


Notice of Public Hearing: Major Lakeshore Variance / Keenan #FLV-18-06


Text Amendments / Flathead County Zoning Regulations


Notice of Public Hearing: Dock Moorage Text Amendment / Flathead County Lake & Lakeshore Protection Regulations


Notice of Public Hearing: Kaltschmidt Holdings, LLC Zone Change / Blanchard Lake Zoning District


Notice of Public Hearing: Young Zone Change / Bigfork Zoning District


All public hearings take place in the Commissioners' Chambers, located on the third floor of the County Courthouse at 800 South Main in Kalispell, MT. 

Note: Scheduled items are subject to change.  Check the Commissioners' Agenda for more information. 

         Calls for Bids / RFQs / RFPs

Salt-Sand Storage Building - Road Dept

Contact Ryan at 752-5025 for more information


Gasoline and Diesel Fuel - Road Dept

Contact Corey at 758-5790 for more information


Propane - Road Dept

Contact Corey at 758-5790 for more information


Vehicles - Sheriff's Office

Contact Nic at 758-5585 for more information


Gravel Crushing at Trumble Creek Pit - Road Dept

Contact Dave at 758-5790 for more information


To automatically receive information about bids, please send a written request with your address and a brief summary of the goods or services that your organization provides to or via FAX to (406) 758-5861.

          Board / Committee Vacancies    

Make in difference in our community by volunteering!

Agency on Aging Advisory Council

  • Two unexpired terms through December 31, 2020
  • One unexpired term through December 31, 2019

Compensation Board

  • One 3-year term through December 31, 2021
  • One unexpired term through December 31, 2020

Fire Service Area Advisory Board, Middle Fork Representative

  • One 3-year term through December 31, 2021

Deadline: March 1 , 2019 at 5:00 PM

Details & Duties   /   Email your letter


Thank you for your interest in serving our community!  All positions are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.  Please call (406) 758-5537 or email for more information.



                 Permits / Policies