City raising taxes for tree maintenance | City | bozemandailychronicle.com

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 →

City moves closer to boosting downtown Urban Renewal District Discussed

The City of Belgrade is waking up to feedback that it’s in their best interest to help the downtown area become a more palatable and user friendly space. City moves closer to boosting downtown by Freddy Monares, staff writer Jul 20, 2017 The Belgrade City Council is in the process of designating its downtown area.. read more →

Bozeman voters pass $125 million bond for two high schools

Bozeman, Montana is growing and the community has just welcomed a new high school and an existing high school renovation into the mix.  This will affect property taxes but will give more space for students to learn and grow.  It will also cause there to be more redistricting.  The groundbreaking will likely come in 2018… 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 –  belgrade-news.com

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 →

Forecasts predict strengthening Montana economy, revenues

Currently, forecasts point towards a strengthening of Montana’s economy. This is being used as a basis for a new tax plan for Montana. It will be interesting to see how things pan out as our Legislative session convenes in February. Forecasts predict strengthening Montana economy, revenues By MATT VOLZ Associated Press Nov 16, 2016 HELENA,.. read more →

School reserve levy passes – Big Sky School District

Big Sky residents recently voted to support on a school bond to allow for completion of the Ophir Elementary School facility. A recent article by Explore Big Sky about the passing of the initiative can be found below. By Amanda Eggert EBS Staff Writer May 14, 2016 BIG SKY – The Big Sky School District.. read more →

Belgrade backs high school – $25M Bond Passed with 60%

After a history of not passing school related bonds and initiatives, Belgrade voters are changing their tune. Better education of the public by the School Board was a great catalyst for this to happen. Read more below. Belgrade backs high school – Levy, building bond pass by wide margin by Sam Weber, Belgrade News staff.. read more →

Monforton School Bond Passes – New Middle School Construction Spring 2016

Earlier this autumn, the residents of the Monforton School District approved a bond to construct a new middle school.  This includes homes in the Four Corners area –   Thank you to our wonderful Monforton Community for passing the bond request! The final vote count was 521 For and 307 Against. Construction will begin on.. read more →

Property Tax and Reappraisal Changes in Montana

This article published on June 23, 2015 by the Billing’s Gazette touches on some changes that will be felt regarding the change of property tax assessments from a six year cycle to a two year cycle. State property tax assessments to be issued soon by Tom Lutey, BILLINGS GAZETTE- Montana’s property tax assessments are set.. read more →