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  • Five-Year Plus USFS Project at Next Council Meeting

    Submitted by the Seeley Lake Community Council|Feb 9, 2017

    SEELEY LAKE - Air Quality in Seeley Lake will kick off the meeting of the Seeley Lake Community Council next Monday. Ben Schmidt, Missoula County Air Quality Specialist, wants to start a general conversation on wood stoves and air quality with a focus on the neighborhood immediately south of the elementary school (see the Place for All column on page 4 for more information). Rachel Feigley, USFS District Ranger, will follow with a discussion of the Center-Horse project, an extensive forestry project along the southern boundary of the Bob...

  • Bullying, Suicide Prevention at Next Council Meeting

    Submitted by the Seeley Lake Community Council|Jan 5, 2017

    SEELEY LAKE - Next Monday, Jan. 9, the Seeley Lake Community Council meeting promises an ambitious agenda. Sheriff Deputy Mike Sunderland will talk about the office’s “Say Something” project, which seeks to address bullying, its devastating impacts and how it relates to teenage suicide. Ben Schmidt, Missoula County Air Quality Specialist, will address air quality in Seeley Lake and how it could be improved further. Linda Howard of Missoula Aging Services, who shares an office with the Seeley Lake Community Foundation in the Bison and Bear...

  • Sewer to be Discussed at Next Council Meeting

    Submitted by the Seeley Lake Community Council|Nov 10, 2016

    SEELEY LAKE - Next Monday’s Seeley Lake Community Council meeting promises to be a lively event, dealing with perhaps the most controversial issue that has arisen here in recent years: the proposed sewer project. Many questions have been asked about the sewer project including what the proposed sewer will accomplish, how it will be financed and its final cost to the consumer, the district covered and why other locations were not included, the technology and methodology to implement it and whether a sewer system is needed at all. The aim of M...

  • Law Enforcement Activities, Wilderness Inn Conversion To Head Council Agenda

    Submitted by the Seeley Lake Community Council|Oct 6, 2016

    SEELEY LAKE - Next Monday’s meeting of the Seeley Lake Community Council promises a broad agenda. Missoula County Sheriff T.J. McDermott will speak on recent law enforcement activities in Seeley Lake. Duane “Cecil” Schlabach will follow with a report on the successful conclusion of the Council’s two-year Traffic Project and the new speed limits. Mike Boltz will outline his plans to convert the Wilderness Inn into affordable apartments. Since he is seeking U.S. government loans to finance the project, Boltz is asking for an endorsement from the...

  • Council To Hold Second Candidates Forum Next Thursday

    Submitted by the Seeley Lake Community Council|Sep 22, 2016

    SEELEY LAKE - Another array of candidates for the November election will present themselves at the second Candidates Forum, hosted by the Seeley Lake Community Council Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Community Hall. Starting at 5:30 p.m., the first half hour will be devoted to pizza, soda and milling-about; the formal part will begin at 6 p.m. The forum will include the following candidates: • State Auditor: Jesse Laslovich (D) and Matt Rosendale (R) • Superintendent of Public Education: Elsie Arntzen (R) • Public Service Commissioner: Gail Gutsc...

  • Council To Hold Candidates Forum

    Submitted by the Seeley Lake Community Council|Sep 15, 2016

    SEELEY LAKE - Candidates for the November election will present themselves at two Candidates Forums, hosted by the Seeley Lake Community Council. The first one will be held next Monday, Sept. 19, at 5:30 p.m. at the Community Hall. Invitations have gone out to all Democrat (D), Libertarian (L) and Republican (R) candidates. Most have responded positively, some are still unsure whether they will attend, and a few have said that they cannot make it. At press time the following candidates have announced that they will appear: Mike Fellows (US...

  • Snow Plowing In Dogtown To Head Council Agenda

    Submitted by the Seeley Lake Community Council|Aug 4, 2016

    SEELEY LAKE - The hot-button topic snow plowing in Dogtown will kick off the next Seeley Lake Community Council meeting, Monday, Aug. 8. County Commissioner Jean Curtiss and Kristen Baker-Dickinson, head of the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) Clearwater Unit, will discuss where the county and DNRC stand in regard to plowing Dogtown streets next winter. As the community may remember, last year the county announced that they would not be able to plow some streets in Dogtown. The reason given was that those roads...

  • Forest Service Trail Maintenance, Stewardship Project at Next Council Meeting

    Submitted by the Seeley Lake Community Council|Jun 9, 2016

    SEELEY LAKE - An overview of the U.S. Forest Service’s trail maintenance plan for the area will kick off the next Seeley Lake Community Council (SLCC) meeting. Rachel Feigley, Seeley Lake District Ranger, will talk about how competing demands for firefighting and shrinking budgets will affect trail maintenance. Next on the agenda is the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Project (BCSP), a decade-long effort that involves timber, recreation and conservation in a landscape-sized proposal and which enjoys the support of loggers, hunters, r...

  • Speed Limit Decision Postponed

    Submitted by the Seeley Lake Community Council|Jun 2, 2016

    HELENA - Last Thursday a delegation from the Seeley Lake Community Council (SLCC) appeared before the MT Transportation Commission to plead the case for lower speed limits in town. After testimony and back-and-forth questions, the commission voted to postpone a decision until their next mee...

  • Primary Candidates Forum at Next Council Meeting

    Submitted by the Seeley Lake Community Council|May 5, 2016

    SEELEY LAKE - Four days before absentee ballots will be mailed out for the June 7 primary, the Seeley Lake Community Council will hold a Candidates Forum, so that voters will have a chance to hear the candidates, question them and make informed choices. The Forum will take place at the Seeley Lake Community Hall Monday, May 9, starting at 5:30 p.m. with pizza and soda. The council decided to invite not only the primary contestants but also their opposite-party challengers, so that all candidates would enjoy equal exposure. These are the offices...

  • Elementary School Levy, Movie Shorts, Traffic Project at Next Council Meeting

    Submitted by the Seeley Lake Community Council|Apr 7, 2016

    SEELEY LAKE - Todd Johnson, Seeley Lake Elementary (SLE) School Board Chair, will kick off the next Seeley Lake Community Council (SLCC) meeting with a discussion of the proposed SLE levy, which will be voted on in the May 3 Special Election. Filmmaker Jenny Rohrer will follow with the presentation of two movie shorts: “Keeping Clearwater” tells the story of the work that local volunteers and students are doing in collaboration with the Clearwater Resource Council (CRC) to learn about and protect local waters. The film illustrates how the...

  • Council's Traffic Project Gets Support from Commissioners for Seasonal Implementation

    Submitted by the Seeley Lake Community Council|Mar 17, 2016

    SEELEY LAKE - In a letter to the Missoula office of the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT), the three County Commissioners urged adoption of the Seeley Lake Council’s Traffic Plan on a seasonal basis. The Council’s Traffic Project resulted in a 119-page Plan document, which the Council submitted to the Commissioners in October of last year. It was the result of a two-year effort which culminated in a community-wide survey with over 300 respondents, conducted last summer. As a result of the study, the Council asked for slower speed limit...

  • Zoning, Drew Creek Park Sale at Next Council Meeting

    Submitted by the Seeley Lake Community Council|Mar 10, 2016

    SEELEY LAKE - Zoning and the proposed sale of Drew Creek Park will be the main topics at the next Seeley Lake Community Council (SLCC) meeting Monday, March 14. The informal part of the meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. at the Seeley Lake Historical Museum and Visitor’s Center, with pizza and sodas followed by the meeting at 6 p.m. Nick Kaufman, Land Use Planner at WGM Group, will discuss the pros and cons of zoning for a small community like Seeley Lake. The Council does not currently expect to take a position on zoning. Kaufman’s pre...

  • Commissioners Praise Council's Traffic Study

    Submitted by the Seeley Lake Community Council|Nov 12, 2015

    SEELEY LAKE - The Missoula County Commissioners strongly endorsed the Seeley Lake Community Council’s (SLCC) traffic study last week. The 119-page document, which the SLCC submitted to the Commissioners in October, was the result of a two-year effort that culminated in a community-wide survey conducted this summer. As a result of the study the SLCC is asking for slower speed limits in Seeley Lake and for more and better-marked pedestrian crossings. In a letter to Project Chair Duane Schlabach the Commissioners applauded the SLCC’s effort, stati...

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