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 By Nathan Bourne    News    October 19, 2017 

Council Meetings Restart after Summer Hiatus

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Community Council got back on schedule with their meeting Oct. 9. It was the first meeting since the spring after all of the summer meetings were canceled due to lack of quorum or the Rice Ridge Fire. The council was...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    October 19, 2017 

Potomac School Balances Ideas and Issues

POTOMAC – The Potomac School Board heard public concerns and addressed regular items including reports and the principal’s plan at their Oct. 9 meeting. During public comment a letter from a community member was read raising concerns about volunt...

 

Board Refuses to Answer Questions

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Sewer District Board refused to answer questions brought by the public at their Sept. 21 meeting. Also at the meeting the board was updated by their manager on the status of funding and progress toward the next step....

 

SLE to Make Up Week in the Spring

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Elementary School Board of Trustees discussed how to make up the four days of school missed due to the Rice Ridge Fire, teacher bonuses and enrollment at their Sept. 19 meeting. Superintendent Chris Stout said that most...

 

Board Accepts RD's New Conditions

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Sewer District Board voted at a special board meeting Sept. 14 to accept Rural Development’s (RD) new conditions for funding that includes an extra $1 million in grants and $1.3 million in loans. The extra funding to...

 

Fourth Element Finished – Committee Sprints Through Fifth

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Regional Planning Committee worked through the final sections of the Housing Element and completed the Transportation Element of the Growth Plan at their meeting Sept. 13. The SVRPC addressed the goals, policies and...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    August 24, 2017

Annual Assessment Passes Despite Protests

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Sewer District Board held their annual assessment hearing after their board meeting Aug. 17. The assessment uses the same methodology as the previous year and charges commercial and vacant property based on square footag...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    August 24, 2017

No Word on Additional Funding Could Mean Delays

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Sewer District Board was informed at their monthly meeting, Aug. 17 that this fall’s planned notice and protest might be delayed. The Board’s public outreach meetings scheduled for Aug. 23 and Sept. 21 will go on as...

 

Housing Element Tackled - Nearly Completed

SWAN VALLEY - The Housing Element, the fourth of seven elements of the Swan Valley Growth Plan, was addressed and edited at the Swan Valley Regional Planning Committee meeting Aug. 16. The committee completed six sections of the element. The committe...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    August 24, 2017

SLE Gears Up for the Year

SEELEY LAKE- The Seeley Lake Elementary School Board of Trustees hired a teacher and approved the 2017-18 budget at their Aug. 16 meeting. They were also updated on several topics ranging from preschool funding and the SLE Outside store, to...

 

Land Use Element Completed

SWAN VALLEY - The Land Use Element was completed at the Swan Valley Regional Planning Committee meeting Aug. 2. The committee deleted and reworded text in the Goals, Policies and Actions sections of the third of the seven elements to the draft Swan...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    July 27, 2017

Public Questions Board

SEELEY LAKE - Residents bombarded the Seeley Lake Sewer District (SLSD) Board with questions and comments at the board’s July 20 meeting. The “public comment” period dominated the meeting taking up three quarters of the 80-minute meeting....

 

Questions about Exempt Water Rights Addressed

SWAN VALLEY - Jim Nave, Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation deputy regional manager, provided information about how to file a claim for exempt water rights filed before July 1, 1973 at the July 18 Swan Valley Community Council....

 
 By Micah Drew    News    July 27, 2017

Staffing, Funding and Projects Discussed

SEELEY LAKE- The Seeley Lake Elementary School Board of Trustees received several updates regarding staff changes, SLE Outside, the new scoreboard, parking lot paving and preschool funding at their meeting July 18. One of the first orders of...

 

Committee Works Through Third Element - Completion Deadline Set

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Regional Planning Committee continued to work through the Land Use element of the draft growth plan. They also agreed to have the document ready to submit to the Missoula County Commissioners by Nov. 1 at their meeting...

 
 By Colleen Kesterson    News    July 6, 2017

Two Teachers Hired - Open Secretarial Position Addressed

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Elementary School board accepted principal Chris Stout and his committee’s recommendation for new hires to fill the open third-fifth grade and junior high teaching positions for the 2017-2018 school year. They also...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    June 29, 2017

Taking Steps Towards a Sustainable Economy

SWAN VALLEY – What started as a conversation about the economy among Swan Valley residents ended with nearly a dozen people focusing on restoration and renovation of the arena grounds. This was one of the three action teams that started taking...

 

Appendices Added - Edits to Third Element Sections

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Regional Planning Committee voted to add appendices to the draft growth plan at their meeting June 14. The committee also discussed and edited three sections of the Land Use Element. Despite Chair Ken Donovan’s...

 
 By Colleen Kesterson    News    June 1, 2017

Asset-Based Approach and Attendees' Input Addressed

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Regional Planning Committee (SVRPC) addressed the remaining paragraphs of the Asset Based Approach to Future Development section of the Land Use Element in the draft growth plan May 24. They tabled the final paragraph...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    May 18, 2017

Potomac School Updating and Revising

POTOMAC - The Potomac School Board discussed school operations, curriculum, safety, staff and technology at their May 8 meeting. John Rouse was hired as the new principal replacing Angie Williams. Starla Dugger will start next year as the special...

 
 By Colleen Kesterson    News    May 18, 2017

A Little Headway on Land Use Element

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Regional Planning Committee (SVRPC) made a little progress editing two paragraphs in the Land Use element of the draft document at the May 10 meeting. Committee members also discussed adding an appendix to the document...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    May 4, 2017

Dupree Recognized for 15 Years of Service, Request for Driver's Education Offered Locally

SEELEY LAKE – The Missoula County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Trustees recognized trustee Debbie Dupree for her 15 years of service at their April 25 board meeting at Seeley-Swan High School (SSHS). They also took public comment that included a...

 

Two Sections of Land Use Element Addressed

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Regional Planning Committee (SVRPC) members addressed the Wildland-Urban Interface and Regulatory Framework sections of the Land Use Element contained in the draft growth plan at their April 17 meeting. The committee...

 

Commissioner and Council Candidates Present

SWAN VALLEY - Newly-elected Missoula County Commissioner Dave Strohmaier introduced himself and visited with those in attendance at the Swan Valley Community Council (SVCC) April 18 meeting. SVCC candidates Nathan Richardson and Diann Ericson...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 27, 2017

Teacher Contracts, Budget Cuts, 2017-2018 Proposed Calendar Discussed

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Elementary (SLE) school board discussed teacher contracts, proposed solutions to the budget shortfall and the 2017-2018 calendar at their April 18 meeting. The proposed budget and calendar are expected to be approved...

 

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