Billings City Council

#10: Flint's Top Blog Posts of 2019
In the coming days heading in to the New Year, I'll be sharing my top Montana blog posts for 2019 (based on "local unique visitor" counts). Coming in at #10: "Democrat Socialists Looking for Foothold in Billings Council Race"
Let's Help Our City Government
As I was thinking about it, I thought maybe they just know the things that could be cut from the budget in order to add police officers and firemen without increasing taxes again.
Breaking: Billings Councilman Larry Brewster Stepping Down
If you're looking for someone to give you a fair rundown of what happened at the city council meeting, or a historical perspective about issues facing Billings School District 2- Larry Brewster is the guy to talk to. That's why I was quite surprised to hear that Billings City Councilman La…
BPD Chief Addresses Misdeeds
The Gazette reports that Police Chief Rich St. John told the Billings City Council Monday that the “misdeeds of a few officers should not be a broad-brushed opinion of how the Police Department operates.” St. John was referring to the controversy over revelations that three officers were punished …
One Big Sky Discussion
Hammes Company President Bob Dunn, who has helped transform the vision and expectations for the One Big Sky Center project, visited Billings on Monday to meet with business leaders and the Billings City Council.
Since the plans have shifted from the original concept of Montana’s two tallest skyscrape…
Council Backs New Big Sky
In a 6-5 vote, the Billings City Council on Monday authorized spending $100,000 as part of a $675,000 public-private partnership to move the One Big Sky District into a year-long planning and development stage.
The council’s vote includes approval of a memorandum of agreement among the private and pu…
It Won't Work
Now the city council is looking at a proposal to build multi-athletic facilities to attract more teams and events to Billings. It won't work.
To the tune of almost $60 million. Let me remind you that MetraPark was built in 1975 for $11 million and underwent a face lift 8 years ago for $27 millio…
Council Ponders Another One Big Sky Investment
The Gazette reports that the Billings City Council will decide on Monday, March 26th whether to invest $100,000 toward further study that could lead to the One Big Sky Center concept for downtown economic development.
That commitment will get a group of partners, including the Downtown Billings Allia…

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