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 By Troy Spence    Opinion    April 2, 2020 

Get the Sewer Board back in the hands of the people - Vote Morris and Gilpin

SEELEY LAKE - As I sit here waiting out the coronavirus to pass, I realize the only other thing that will kill you is the cost of a sewer in Seeley Lake. The people of Seeley need Tom Morris and Jason Gilpin on the board to clean up the corruption...

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

Community Briefs

Death Notice, James “Jim” Calvin Webb SWAN VALLEY - James “Jim” Calvin Webb, age 86, of Condon passed away on Monday, March 23. Services for James will be held at a later date and will be announced when arrangements are complete. Please...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    March 26, 2020

Sewer District meets remotely

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Sewer District (SLSD) held its March 19 meeting via teleconference call to avoid congregating people per recommendations to limit the spread of coronavirus. The District finally received a bill from their attorney for...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    March 26, 2020

Registering for Sewer District election

SEELEY LAKE – According to the Missoula County Elections Office, there are a handful of changes to the voter registration process for property owners in the Seeley Lake Sewer District for the upcoming board election. The May 5 election will be...

 
 By Troy Spence    Opinion    March 19, 2020

Morris and Gilpin have my vote for Sewer Board

In reference to Don Larson’s letter about selecting the next two new Sewer Board members and to do your homework. Well, I did some investigating for the citizens of the town and here are my findings: 1. Tom Morris is a past sewer board member who p...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    March 12, 2020

Landowners take legal action against Elections Office

MISSOULA – Two landowners in the Seeley Lake Sewer District (SLSD) have petitioned the Fourth Judicial District Court in Missoula for a Writ of Mandamus regarding the Missoula County Elections office’s denial of a pair of citizens’ petitions. A...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    March 5, 2020

Sewer District receives $660,000 for Phase 2

SEELEY LAKE - U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced that the Seeley Lake Sewer District will receive a grant for $660,000. SLSD Manager Jean Curtiss said the grant will be applied toward Phase 2 of the collection system and reduce the cost to landowners...

 

Sewer candidate forum, WUI cost share and Bob Marshall Music Festival fill Council agenda,

SEELEY LAKE - Next Monday’s meeting of the Seeley Lake Community Council promises to be quite lively: Sewer Board candidates will talk about their views on the project as part of a Sewer Candidates Forum. There are two vacancies on the Board and...

 

New candidates bring possibility of change

SEELEY LAKE - Missoula County officials have spent more than a half-million taxpayer dollars in the past decade trying to sell a community sewer here in Seeley Lake. Unfortunately, the proposal the sewer board settled on stinks. It does not clean up...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    February 20, 2020

Candidate filings trigger Sewer District election May 5

Following the close of the Special District filing deadline Feb. 10, Seeley Lake Sewer Board is currently the only Special District election that will appear on the May 5 mail-in ballot. However, citizens can apply to be a write-in candidate until Ma...

 

Candidates needed for elections

There is a lot riding on upcoming local elections with many opinions being shared on different sides of issues. However there is a lack of candidates. With nearly 30 positions up for election there is currently only eight candidates signed up. If the...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    January 23, 2020

Board closes in on sending project to bid

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Sewer District Board had another light agenda Jan. 16 as the District works on final details leading up to the proposed project going to bid. In other business, temporary construction easements were discussed, the...

 

Public comments fill light agenda

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Sewer District Board pushed their final by-laws amendment out another month and spent a significant amount of their Dec. 19 meeting hearing and responding to public comment on a variety of issues. Last month the Board...

 

Sewer District addresses public questions

SEELEY LAKE - This article is to address the common questions the Seeley Lake Sewer District Board has heard regarding the recent mailing. 1. Why did I receive this letter requesting I sign a temporary right of entry for construction? The project is...

 

Actual cost estimates needed for worst case scenario

SEELEY LAKE - The so-called “worst case scenario” monthly estimate for the sewer project? Yes, that is the worst case scenario for me, a resident in Phase 1. The following is part of a letter I sent to the Seeley Lake Sewer District Board Sept....

 

R&Rs adopted, Bylaws updated & monthly cost estimates climb

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Sewer District Board hammered out the final details of the Rules and Regulations, approved an opinion of probable cost for operating the system, adopted most of their bylaws revision and discussed a variety of other...

 

Judge tosses parts of lawsuit and releases Missoula County

MISSOULA – District Court Judge Leslie Halligan ruled on a pair of motions from Missoula County and the Seeley Lake Sewer District seeking to dismiss the lawsuit originally filed by Don Larson. The Court Orders granted the County’s request to be...

 
 By Don Larson    Opinion    November 7, 2019

Another opportunity to protest the Sewer

SEELEY LAKE - Sewer District residents have an opportunity to again protest against the proposed sewer project. The District’s engineering firm is asking to schedule meetings with residents to identify septic and line locations assuming...

 
 By Don Larson    Opinion    October 31, 2019

Missoula policies do not fit healthy rural economy

Commissioner Josh Slotniks’ suggestion that Seeley Lake create a Business Improvement District suggests a certain naivete, or to use a football metaphor, a rookie mistake. Seeley’s business community seems fine. That we have to commute to...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    October 24, 2019

By-laws, R&Rs and alternatives discussed

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Sewer District Board discussed their by-laws update, Rules and Regulations and alternatives at their Oct. 17 meeting. By-Laws update Director Beth Hutchinson said she was still frustrated with the edits made by the...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    October 24, 2019

Business Improvement District discussed

SEELEY LAKE – Workers in orange vests with the letters “BID” on them picking up litter in downtown Missoula prompted Missoula County Commissioner Josh Slotnick to learn a little about Business Improvement Districts (BID). It also led him to...

 

Board closes in on R&Rs, by-laws amendment

SEELEY LAKE –Seeley Lake Sewer District Board received public comment on their attorney’s denial of a citizens petition, discussed their proposed Rules and Regulations (R&R), worked through a final draft of the by-laws and approved an interlocal...

 

Petition for referendum rejected on false arguments

SEELEY LAKE - I want to alert the 182 people who signed the grassroots petition opposing the mandatory hookup to the sewer system that your voice has been disregarded. Moreover, my constitutional right to formalize opposition through a petition for...

 

Sewer Rules & Regulations - A must read

SEELEY LAKE - The Sewer Board has published proposed rules for governing its sewer operation. They are a must-read and are available online, at the County annex and the Seeley Lake Public Library at Seeley-Swan High School. They are disturbing. They...

 

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