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Burn Permit

Weather permitting, October 1st is the start of open burning.  Permits are required for this action.  A free burn permit can be obtained through  If you have an existing burn permit for 2023, it can be activated by calling 1-866-207-2577.

Environmental Health
Web page about the Burn Permit.
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Seniors for Seniors Program

FCAS offers a senior cat for seniors program! Senior cats over the age of 7 years are free of charge for loving homes of seniors ages 65 years or older (proof of age required). 

Check out our adoptable cat page to find the senior cat for you! Adoptions are by appointment only.

Animal Shelter
Property Tax Lien Procedures

The statutes and regulations surrounding tax lien sales leave considerable room for interpretation.  This policy manual is designed to provide Flathead County’s interpretation of these statutes, but it is important to understand more than one interpretation of these statutes is possible.  This policy manual is not legal advice nor does Flathead County provide legal advice to anyone regarding tax lien sales.

Web page about the Property Tax Lien Procedures.
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Adult Sports Programs

Softball, Football, Basketball, and Volleyball

Parks & Recreation
Web page about the Adult Sports Programs.
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Homeowner's Guide

Home Ignition Zone work will give your home a chance of surviving a wildland fire; and will keep our Firefighters safer when they are protecting your home.

Fire Service Area
Web page about the Homeowner's Guide.
Medicare Benefits Counseling & Assistance

State Health Insurance Program (SHIP)
Assistance with Medicare/Medicaid and supplemental insurance. We help with finding the best Part D (prescription) plan to meet your needs.

Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)
This is a project that recruits volunteers to learn about the Medicare system and teaches beneficiaries how to read their insurance statements. This program is meant to help fight fraud, waste, and abuse in the insurance field.

Agency on Aging
Web page about the Medicare Benefits Counseling & Assistance.
Dust Cost Share Program

The Dust Cost Share Program is set up to share cost of dust abatement with the county and residence on qualifying county roadways.

Road and Bridge
Web page about the Dust Cost Share Program.
Ombudsman Program

Advocacy for all residents of long-term care facilities (nursing homes and assisted living facilities), assisting them in resolving problems or complaints. The program serves to monitor the quality of care and life for residents of long-term care facilities. For more information call 406-758-5730.

Agency on Aging
Web page about the Ombudsman Program.

Page Last Updated: Dec 15, 2022