Slotnick Thoughtful, Innovative, Effective County Commissioner
March 29, 2018
MISSOULA - Missoula County is at a crossroads. The city is in the midst of a building boom, planners forecast 2000 additional city residents annually, and the county confronts increasing recreational and residential subdivision pressure and challenges to rural livelihoods. These trends pose opportunities as well as challenges.
If Missoula is to avoid the fate of Boulder, Bend and Bozeman, the county needs affordable housing, living wages and vibrant agriculture, ranching and forestry sectors linked to local use, value-added processing and land stewardship. Missoula County needs a County Co...