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Missoula County Weekly: Jan. 4 to 8

Post Date:01/04/2021 7:00 AM

Welcome to Missoula County Weekly. You’re receiving this because you’ve signed up to receive e-notifications from missoulacounty.us. Missoula County Weekly will keep you informed and up to date on public meetings, county projects and more. If there’s something you’d like to know more about, feel free to contact us at communicationsadministration@missoulacounty.us

Commissioners to Vote on Resolution Requesting Departments Purchase Goods and Services Locally 

The Board of County Commissioners will determine whether to approve a resolution requesting departments purchase goods and services locally whenever practical, cost effective and not in conflict with statute or County policy at their administrative public meeting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 5. 

Click here to view the agenda for the meeting as well as a Microsoft Teams link to join. 

Commissioners to Hold Hearing on Joint Master Plan, Form-Based Code for Mullan Road Area

Missoula County, with the City of Missoula, will hold a hearing to adopt the proposed Sxwtpqyen (S-wh-tip-KAYN) Neighborhoods Master Plan (formerly referred to as the Mullan Area Master Plan) and Traditional Neighborhood Development Form Based Code. The hearing for this project will take place at the commissioners’ public meeting at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7. 

Click here to view the agenda for the meeting as well as a Microsoft Teams link to join. 

Commissioners to Hold Hearing on Schmidt Road-Milwaukee Trail to Mullan Road Connector Public Trail Easement Open Space Acquisition 

The Schmidt Road-Milwaukee Trail to Mullan Road Connector Public Trail Easement Open Space Acquisition would provide connection between the Milwaukee Trail corridor and Mullan Road as well as a future publicly accessible commuter and recreational trail. In November, City Council voted to approve the open space acquisition for this project. If the Board of County Commissioners vote in favor as well, it would approve an expenditure of up to $25,000 of the City’s portion of the 2006 Open Space Bond funds for the project. The hearing for this project will take place at the commissioners’ public meeting at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7. 

Click here to view the agenda for the meeting as well as a Microsoft Teams link to join. 

Stay up to date on COVID-19 

Remember to keep your social circles small, socially distance yourselves and wear a mask! Local hospitals are receiving an overwhelming amount of calls from the general public asking for the COVID-19 vaccine. DO NOT call hospitals seeking the vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccine is not for the general public at this time. We are in vaccine distribution Phase 1A. That means vaccines are only available to healthcare personnel and adult residents of long-term care facilities. Visit missoulainfo.com if you have any questions and for the most updated information from Missoula City-County's Health Department. To keep up with other Missoula County operations, see the Status of Missoula County operations amid COVID-19

Upcoming Commissioners’ Meetings from Jan. 4 to 8 

To join commissioner department, administrative and public meetings via Microsoft Teams and view the agendas, please visit the Missoula County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes and Agenda Portal. Please note that agendas for department and administrative meetings are published two business days before the meeting, and public meeting agendas are published the Friday before the meeting. Administrative and public meeting video recordings are available on the Missoula County YouTube page after the meeting, and MCAT plays the public meetings live on their Spectrum Channel 190. Email bcc@missoulacounty.us or leave a voicemail at 406-258-4877 if you have any questions or comments on an upcoming meeting.