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Missoula County Weekly: Jan. 11 to 15

Post Date:01/11/2021 7:00 AM

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Missoula County Commissioners Seeking Election Advisory Committee, Seeley Lake Community Council Applicants 

The Missoula County Commissioners are accepting applications for two terms on the Election Advisory Committee. Applications are available online. The application deadline is 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. 
The Missoula County Commissioners are also looking to fill one vacancy on the Seeley Lake Community Council. The term runs through May 31, 2023. Applications are available online. The application deadline is 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2. 

Missoula County Awards $46,000 in Grants to Community Centers and Parks 

Residents throughout Missoula County will soon enjoy additional community center and outdoor recreation opportunities thanks to $46,000 in matching grants offered by Missoula County’s Parks, Trails and Open Lands Program. 

Missoula County Commissioners Concur with City Council’s Approval of the Schmidt Road-Milwaukee Trail to Mullan Road Connector Public Trail Easement Open Space Acquisition 

With Missoula County’s concurred approval, the City of Missoula, using 2006 Open Space Bond funds, will purchase a perpetual public trail easement across the Schmidt Road Property that will provide a critical connection between the Milwaukee Trail corridor and Mullan Road as well as a future publicly accessible commuter and recreational trail. 

Missoula County Commissioners Approve Resolution of Intent to Adopt the Sx͏ʷtpqyen (S-wh-tip-KAYN) Area Neighborhoods Master Plan and Land Use Plan 

Formerly referred to as the Mullan Area Master Plan, the commissioners unanimously voted to approve the resolution of intent for the Sx͏ʷtpqyen Area Neighborhoods Master Plan and Land Use Plan. The area will be divided into four Neighborhood Units and promote a predictable built environment based on compact pedestrian-oriented development with a mix of commercial and residential uses. It’s intended to achieve efficient transportation corridors, walkable streets and an interconnected trail system that provides connectivity between natural areas, open space, parks, civic spaces and neighborhood and workplace areas. 

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 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. 11 to 15 

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 or leave a voicemail at 406-258-4877 if you have any questions or comments on an upcoming meeting. 

  • Friday, Jan. 15 
    No department, administrative or public meetings are scheduled on this day.