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Department Directory

Our Mission

We provide responsive and accountable services to protect and enhance the Flathead community.

The Departments and Divisions that make up County government strive to make Flathead County a safe, healthy, and fulfilling place to live, work and play, by providing vital services to the community. From enjoying books and scenic parkland to receiving social services and peace officer protection.

Accounting
The Flathead County Accounting Department assists in the issuing of a variety of business licenses including liquor licensure, transient vendor,…
Agency on Aging
We help older adults with what's important to them by providing the services, information and resources they need to live well at every age.
Animal Shelter
Flathead County's municipal animal shelter has been operating since 1983. FCAS is an adoption facility operating as an Open and Managed admission…
Clerk & Recorder
To Serve the citizens of Flathead County efficiently, effectively, and impartially. To Preserve the history of the County through preservation of the…
Clerk of Court
It is the goal and responsibility of the Clerk of Court to serve the public in areas including, but not limited to, case management, marriage…
Commissioners' Office
The Board of County Commissioners provides responsive and accountable services to protect and enhance the Flathead community.
Community Health
We promote healthy children and adults in Flathead County by providing immunizations and home visiting programs to residents of all income levels.…
County Attorney
The Flathead County Attorney is an elected position of 4 years and is a full-time position because of the population of Flathead County. The County…
District Court
The Flathead County District Court focuses on cases involving adoptions, child support, civil litigation, domestic relation, and juvenile court.
Election
Protect and promote accurate and impartial free and open elections while encouraging active participation by all citizens of Flathead County.
Emergency Management
It is our duty to save lives, prevent injury, and protect property and the environment by taking reasonable and affordable measures to mitigate,…
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department provides guiding protocols for the medical treatment of persons in Flathead County.
Extension Office
All Universities engage in research and teaching, but land-grant universities like Montana State University have a third critical mission- Extension.…
Fairgrounds
Home of the Northwest Montana Fair as well as many other activities including wedding, craft, home, boat, RV, sports, outdoors and gun shows. Winter…
Family Planning
Flathead Family Planning has been offering sexual health care to the community for over 50 years. We provide contraceptive services, sexual health…
Finance
Finance provides a variety of financial services to the Commissioners, County staff, and the public. Services include accounting and financial…
Fire Service Area
The Flathead County Fire Service Area is responsible for providing structure fire protection in rural areas of Flathead County that do not fall into a…
Geographic Information Systems
It is our mission to work in partnership with county agencies to provide comprehensive, accurate, and accessible GIS data, GIS infrastructure, and GIS…
Health Department
The Health Administration Department encompasses all departments that protect or restore a person's health or well-being.
Human Resources
The Flathead County Human Resource Department will provide consultation and leadership to department heads which will provide fair employment…
Immunizations
Many people think immunizations are only for children, but vaccines are important for people of all ages.
Information Technology
The Information Technology (IT) Department provides a reliable and secure network infrastructure to support each of the County Departments' data and…
Justice Court
The mission of the Justice Court is to administer and process to completion traffic, criminal, civil and small claims in a judicious and timely manner…
Library
ImagineIF Libraries are places of exploration and discovery. With hands-on activities and experiences for all ages, as well as books, music and…
Maintenance
The Building Maintenance Department is responsible for the cleaning and the maintaining of the buildings owned and occupied by Flathead County offices…
Motor Vehicles
Flathead County DMV is a state agency that registers motor vehicles, issues Montana license plates, and records convictions or suspensions against…
Mountain Climber
Mountain Climber provides public transportation and paratransit services within Flathead County.
Office of Emergency Services
The Flathead County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is the umbrella organization for the Emergency Management, EMS and Fire Service Area.
Parks & Recreation
Flathead County Parks and Recreation Department strives to provide a high level of service to the community through well-maintained parks, facilities,…
Patrol
The Patrol Division is the backbone of the law enforcement agency. Providing law enforcement services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year…
Planning and Zoning
The Flathead County Planning & Zoning Office provides technical planning assistance to Flathead County. We are administered by the Board of County…
Plat Room
The Plat room/Surveyor's Office is the official source of land ownership information, as well as survey records for Flathead County. We also have…
Population Health
The Population Health Division provides preventative and interactive health services to attain optimum community health.
Property Tax
Deals with the payment and accounting of Property Taxes.
Roads & Bridges
Flathead County Road and Bridge Department is a department within the county government that is under the direct control of the Flathead County Board…
Sheriff's Office
The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office's duties encompass civil enforcement, disaster preparedness, community watch, law enforcement training, and more.
Solid Waste
Solid Waste District provides environmentally sound and cost-effective refuse collection, disposal, and recycling opportunities for Flathead County…
Superintendent of Schools
The County Superintendent has general supervision of the public schools of the county. The office is administrative - performing duties outlined by…
Treasurer
Our basic duty is to oversee the management of the financial affairs of the Flathead County government. This includes basic tasks such as reconciling…
Weed Control District
Flathead County Weed Control District is committed to protecting and preserving the agricultural integrity, recreational opportunities, wildlife…

Page Last Updated: Jul 27, 2022