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: Kaltschmidt Holdings, LLC Zone Change / Blanchard Lake Zoning District


Public Comment Protest Period: Highway 93 North Zoning District / Fretz Zone Change


Public Comment Protest Period: Canyon Area Land Use Regulatory System (CALURS) / Short-Term Rental Text Amendment


Public Comment Protest Period: Rural Whitefish Zoning District / 162 Whitefish, LLC & Kristine A. Kramer Trust Zone Change


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


Notice of Public Hearing: Skyview Mobile Home Park, LLC / Evergreen Zoning District


Notice of Public Hearing: Nesten Zone Change / Evergreen Zoning District


Notice of Public Hearing: Otten Zone Change / Lower Side 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

Chemicals - Weed Department

Contact Gordie with technical questions at 758-5800.  For bidding questions, call Maria at 758-5537.  


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!

Rural Fire District Board Opportunities

The following districts have three-year terms available, which will begin on June 1, 2019:

  • Badrock Rural Fire District
  • Big Mountain Fire District
  • Bigfork Rural Fire District
  • Blankenship Rural Fire District
  • Evergreen Rural Fire District
  • Martin City Rural Fire District
  • Smith Valley Rural Fire District
  • Somers Rural Fire District
  • South Kalispell Rural Fire District
  • West Valley Rural Fire District
  • Whitefish Fire Service Area

There is also one unexpired term open with the Coram / West Glacier Rural Fire District until May 31, 2020.

Deadline: April 12, 2019 at 5:00 PM  

Term Details

Email your letter of interest


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: April 12, 2019 at 5:00 PM

Details and Duties

Email your letter of interest


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.



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