City hears pitch for project near airport | belgrade-news

This is a pretty awesome project for Belgrade and excited to see where it goes – but not impressed with some of the city council’s feedback – seriously, your only comment is that Belgrade should be in the name? City hears pitch for project near airport by Freddy Monares, staff writer Sep 21, 2017 (0).. read more →

City raising taxes for tree maintenance | City |

I’ve spoken to arborists over the past several years that said this was coming – we’re dominated by ash trees in many of our city areas – including Belgrade and Manhattan. As they become infected and die, we’ll need to be thinking of replanting. This will affect citizens in the City of Bozeman on their.. read more →

Belgrade City Council OKs TIF district to boost downtown | Municipal |

Belgrade is taking steps to try to enliven the downtown area – one holdback is that much of the land on the south side of Main Street is BNSF land. Will be interesting to see how effective this is. Belgrade City Council OKs TIF district to boost downtown Michael Tucker, Jun 8, 2017 Belgrade News.. read more →

Belgrade voters approve safety mill levy

Belgrade is growing and the city is taking steps to try to grow with the population. This safety levy is just one of many that we’ll likely see coming down the pipe as the area adds new homes and people. Voters approve safety mill levy Michael Tucker, editor May 4, 2017 Belgrade voters resoundingly approved.. read more →

City of Bozeman vs Gallatin County – Westside Bozeman Transportation Plan

Just who should contribute to the City of Bozeman’s new transportation plan? Developers along the stretches considered have had to cough up funds to improve roadways as part of getting their building permits – but the county isn’t budging. City plans westside road ‘mega-build,’ but county doesn’t want to help pay by Eric Dietrich, Bozeman.. read more →

City mulls ways to boost economic activity –

The City of Belgrade is ripe for a push towards pride in the community and overall economic health. Is a TIF the right move – only time will tell. There could be more emphasis on trails and sidewalks throughout the area – perhaps this could be a good way to get that moving. The Belgrade.. read more →

Bozeman Commission approves temporary ban of vacation rental CUPs

I’d have to agree with the ‘Draconian’ flavor of this move – but reading deeper you’ll notice it is only a ban on conditional use permits in these zones.  And there were only 5 ever issued to start off with. Still, high drama in the City of Bozeman. Commission approves temporary ban of vacation rental.. read more →

The path less traveled: Young Montanans leave cities to farm

Back to the country – Montana is seeing quite a few younger folks leaving the city for life in the country. by Tom Lutey, Associated Press BRUSETT — It’s 9 a.m. and the vast Eastern Montana prairie in Casey Coulter’s windshield is giving way to piney hills and the snowcapped Little Rocky Mountains, which the.. read more →