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Notice of Public Hearing

Motor vehicle Wrecking Yard Expansion on Garrymore Lane

The Missoula County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on whether to support or oppose the application of Insurance Auto Auction, Inc., for an expansion to an existingMotor Vehicle Wrecking Facility (MVWF). The proposed MVWF expansion will be in Missoula County, within a fenced area at 10131 Garrymore Lane, Missoula, Montana. The property is owned by Thomas F. Collins, Jr. and is leased to Insurance Auto Auction, Inc.

The MVWF expansion is located on a portion of tracts B and C of the amended plat of Haffner Subdivision Lot 1A, Lots 1A-1 & 1A-2, Lot 2, located in the south half of Section 28, T14N, R2OW, Missoula County, Montana.

The Commissioners will conduct the hearing to determine whether the proposed facility will significantly affect the quality of life of adjoining landowners and the surrounding

Hearing information
Commissioners’ regular public meeting, which starts at 2 PM.
Thursday, January 9, 2020
Missoula County Courthouse Annex – Sophie Moiese Room (151)
200 West Broadway, Missoula, MT.

Any person wishing to be heard on the matter may speak or submit written comments at the hearing. Comments may also be submitted to the Missoula County Commissioners
any time before the hearing:

Mail: 200 W Broadway, Missoula, MT 59802
Fax: (406) 258-3943
Drop off in person: 119 W Pine, Missoula, MT 59802

The application is available at the Commissioners’ office, at the Missoula City-County Health Department at 301 West Alder, by calling 258-4755, by emailing, and on the environmental health website at

Covid-19 Precautions in Place for Environmental Health Division

Post Date:03/17/2020 1:57 PM

Missoula Community – The Environmental Health Division is taking steps to limit the spread of Covid-19, while still providing our services to the community, by asking that you to do business with us over phone, mail and email to the extent possible, instead of coming into our office. 

  • We have temporarily closed our Information Desk for in-person questions, but have staff to answer your questions by phone or email.  In order to reduce possible exposure to our employees, if you come in and want to talk to a sanitarian, we will ask the best way to follow up with you – by phone or email – and a staff person will contact you that way.
  • A few things still require people to come into the department, such as picking up or dropping of water bottles, or dropping off an application.  Please only come into the Health Department if you are healthy, with no symptoms of illness, especially coughing, fever or shortness of breath.  Our front desk staff will try to maintain the social distancing practice of 3 feet separation between themselves and the customer, which we know we feel a little awkward but it will help keep everyone healthier.
  • You can schedule phone meetings and consultations with us by emailing or calling 258-4755.
  • Sanitarians will still do site evaluations, groundwater monitoring, complaint investigations, sanitation application reviews, site visits, building and zoning permit signoffs and will issue and inspect well and septic permits.  If we meet you on site, we’ll observe the 3 foot social distancing separations.

Thanks for your patience during this novel situation.  By working together we can flatten the curve of infection, while still getting you the information, permits, water results, and approvals that you need to move forward with your projects.  Shannon


Shannon Therriault, R.S.
Environmental Health Director
Missoula City-County Health Department
301 West Alder
Missoula, MT 59802
(406) 258-4988

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