Belgrade Rising | Economy | bozemandailychronicle.com

The momentum has been gaining steam for some time – Belgrade is on the cusp as the real estate market booms and buyers find it an affordable and attractive alternative to Bozeman. Belgrade Rising Sam Weber, Belgrade News Apr 20, 2017 Downtown Belgrade Michael Tucker/Belgrade News Eight miles of interstate separate Belgrade and Bozeman. The.. read more →

With easement suit settled, Baxter/Davis signal gets the green light | City | bozemandailychronicle.com

The four was stop at Davis and Baxter has been overburdened for some time – but the City’s rule about holding up development within a half mile of intersections that are overburdened has caused some development plans to fizzle in the last year.  With this particular intersection now resolved, it will be interesting to see.. 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 →

Community Forum on Affordable Housing – Jan 24, 2017  Big Sky Chamber of Commerce

The Big Sky Chamber of Commerce will host an evening of discussion on Tuesday, January 24th at the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center about the formation of a Tourism Master Plan for Big Sky and affordable housing in the Big Sky area.  Community input is welcomed. For Immediate Release: Big Sky Chamber of Commerce to.. read more →

City of Bozeman: Business Zoning Check – Bozeman Magazine

It will be interesting to see how seamless this program actually is – it seems that it is only focusing on business opportunities – the zoning code in Bozeman can be cumbersome and convoluted.  Anything that can help sort through it is a plus. City of Bozeman: Zoning Check Bozeman Magazine – Friday Nov. 25th,.. read more →

Growth the answer to Bozeman’s low wages, consultant says | BDC

Will the Google or Amazon rumors help make this come true?  We shall see… Growth the answer to Bozeman’s low wages, consultant says By Eric Dietrich Chronicle Staff Writer Nov 16, 2016 If Bozeman wants to boost wages for its workforce, its best hope is encouraging economic growth so local industries have to compete for.. read more →

Big Sky Crowded: Growth, density and the future of the Gallatin Valley

Big Sky Crowded: Growth, density and the future of the Gallatin Valley By Eric Dietrich Chronicle Staff Writer Jan 31, 2016 It’s hard to argue with the math. Buoyed by the region’s booming economy and widely lauded quality of life, Gallatin County pushed past the 100,000-resident mark for the first time last year. Since 1990,.. read more →

The expansion of Jackrabbit road may be held up, thanks to one property owner

BOZEMAN – The expansion of Jackrabbit Lane may be held up, thanks to one property owner. The Montana Department of Transportation was hoping to begin the project from Frank Rd just south of Belgrade down to Hulbert Rd near Four Corners this spring. The project calls for expanding this portion of Jackrabbit to five lanes… read more →

Consultants to evaluate Bozeman’s historic preservation regulations – BDC

There has been a lot of wrestling with this topic in the past months in Bozeman.  It has become more and more difficult to do anything in the historic district – a homeowner was recently turned down on a tear down of a house next door to theirs to expand their lot.  It is a.. read more →

Does Exempt Well Ruling Curb Development?

This article was published in the October 21 edition of the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.  It will be interesting to see what effect this has to the development of raw land that is outside city services and is not part of a community water system. Exempt well ruling goes against unrestrained development Laura Lundquist, Chronicle Staff.. read more →