Week of February 5, 2024. The Flathead County Board of Commissioners approved:
1. To create a Resort Area District to be known as the Big Mountain Resort Area District and to call for a special election to present electors of the area with the question of adopting a resort tax within the resort area district. According to 7-6-1536 MCA, the commissioners will conduct an election on the same day as the next regular school board elections are held, May 7, 2024.
2. Local Government Review: The Board of Commissioners passed a resolution to conduct the decennial “Local Government Review” of our local government structure. According to 7-3-173, MCA, all county and municipal governments must pass a resolution every ten years that calls for an election on the question of conducting a local government review and establishing a study commission. This resolution must be passed and submitted to the County Elections Administrator by March 11, 2024, and the question will subsequently appear on the ballot at the primary election held on June 4, 2024.
Listen to public comments and votes, and other topics for discussion, here: