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Missoula County relies on the invaluable resources of dedicated volunteers who serve our community. Our boards, councils and commissions are categorized into governing boards, advisory boards and community councils. Click on the links to the left to learn more about these organizations or visit our volunteer page to sign up!

If you have any questions or you need more information, please call our office at (406) 258-4877.

 

 

 

Board/Commission  Description Meeting Time/Location
9-1-1 Advisory Board Advises the County Commissioners in regard to emergency dispatch services in Missoula County; coordinates the dispatch needs and requirements of all public safety agencies utilizing the 9-1-1 communications center.
  • First Thursday of even-numbered months at 10:30 a.m.
  • Missoula County Courthouse Annex Basement
    Conference Room
[Missoula] Aging Services Governing Board Purpose is to promote the independence, dignity and health to older adults and those that care for them in Missoula and Ravalli Counties. Board members are to provide strategic direction, budget oversight, advocacy and fund development. 
  • Meetings held five times each year, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

  • Missoula Aging Services
    337 Stephens Avenue

  • For meeting dates, please call 406-728-7682 or visit
    www.missoulaagingservices.org 
Airport Authority Board 
Supervises the Airport Director.  Develops policy and oversees the fiscal operations of the airport.  Ensures that the airport is operated in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Last Tuesday of every month
    at 1:30 p.m.
                                   
  • Missoula International Airport 5225 Highway 10 West                        
  • For meeting dates, please visit  www.flymissoula.com
Animal Control Board  Establishes/reviews animal control policies; approves/ denies requests for multiple dog permits; and performs other duties as described in the Interlocal agreement between the City and the County on cooperative animal control. 
  • First Wednesday in Feb., May, Aug. and Nov. at 5:45 p.m.                                                      
  • Animal Control Shelter
    6700 Butler Creek Road
Big Sky Park Stewardship Committee  Monitors and evaluates issues relating to Big Sky Park and reports to the County Parks & Trails Advisory Board with its recommendations. 
Bonner-Milltown Community Council  Acts as a liaison between the citizens of Bonner/Milltown and the County Commissioners and provides info deemed useful, beneficial and helpful to the Commissioners in making decisions which affect the Bonner/Milltown community. 
  • Second Monday of each month
    at 7 p.m.
                                     
  • Bonner School Library
    9045 Highway 200
County Compensation Board Came into existence in 2001 based on HB 345 (establishes a county compensation board in each county). Determines compensation for elected officials, based on county population and consumer price index. 
  • Varies - as needed
                          
  • Missoula County
    Administration Building
    Room 206 , 199 West Pine
East Missoula Community Council  Acts as a liaison between the citizens of East Missoula and the County Commissioners and provides info deemed useful, beneficial and helpful to the Commissioners in making decisions which affect the East Missoula community. 
  • Second Tuesday of each month
    at 7 p.m.

  • East Missoula Fire Hall
    300 Montana Avenue
Election Advisory Committee
Purpose is to advise the County Commissioners and represent the citizens of Missoula County in supporting and enhancing the election process in Missoula County. 
Evaro-Finley-O'Keefe Community Council  Shall strive to promote the interests and concerns of its residents and citizens in the Evaro-Finley-O'Keefe Creek area including (Precincts 39, 40, 41, 42 and 43).*  Acts as a liaison to the County Commissioners and brings information from citizens and residents of the area to the attention of the Commissioners. 
  • Third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

  • Evaro Community Center

 

Fair Event Committee Advises the County Commissioners and represents the citizens of Missoula County in the planning and conducting of the annual fair event. 
  • Second Thursday of each month at 10 a.m.

  • Fairgrounds Office
    1101 South Avenue West
    (406) 721-3247
Florence-Carlton Cemetery Board  Governs and manages the Florence-Carlton Cemetery District. 
  • Varies-as needed                                   
  • Florence-Carlton Cemetery
Health Board
[City-County] 
Serves as policy making body for determining goals, objectives, and programs for the delivery of public health services to City/County Missoula Residents. Selects Health Officer who carries out statutory duties and directs City/County Health Department.  The members also serve as the Air Pollution Control Board and the Water Quality District Board. 
  • Third Thursday of each month
    at 12:15 p.m.

  • Health Department
    Conference Room
    301 West Alder                  
Historical Museum Board  Responsible for the daily operations of the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula, except for those fiscal and personnel, statutory and administrative authorities reserved by Missoula County.  Helps maintain the physical, professional, aesthetic, and fiscal health of the Historical Museum. 
  • Second Monday of Jan., March, May, July, Sept. and Nov.
    at 6 p.m.                                                 
  • Building T-1, Fort Missoula
Larchmont Golf Course Board  Oversees the operation of the Missoula County Larchmont Golf Course. 
  • Second Tuesday of each month
    at 3:30 p.m.
                                        
  • Larchmont Golf Course
    3200 Fort Missoula Road
Library Board  Develops policy and oversees the fiscal operations of the library; supervises the Library Director; and prepares the annual budget for approval by the governing bodies. 
  • Fourth Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. 

  • Missoula Public Library
    Library Director's Office 
    301 East Main Street
Local Emergency Planning Committee  Carries out those duties required pursuant to Public Law 99-499, SARA of 1986, Title III and related regulations; implements other such activities as may hereafter be legally required by the federal government, the SERC, the Board of County Commissioners, or the City Council. 
Lolo Community Council  Acts as a liaison between the citizens of Lolo and the County Commissioners and provides info deemed useful, beneficial and helpful to the BCC in making decisions which affect the Lolo community. 
  • Second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.
                                         
  • Lolo Community Center           12345 US Highway 93 South
Lolo Mosquito Control Board  Manages and controls mosquitoes while providing for the protection of humans, livestock, pets, songbirds, game birds, game animals, and the environment in general. 
Missoula Development Authority  Promotes, stimulates, develops and advances the general welfare, commerce, economic development and prosperity of Missoula County and its citizens. 
  • Fourth Wednesday of each month at 3:15 p.m.                                                 
  • Missoula County
    Administration Building
    Room B14, 199 West Pine 
Missoula Urban Transportation Board  Establishes, operates, improves, maintains and administers the transportation district; makes policies for the district and provides oversight of the district for the benefit of the citizens thereof. 
  • Fourth Thursday of each month
    at 12 p.m.                                              
  • Mountain Line                                 1221 Shakespeare Street

 

Open Lands Citizen Advisory Committee  Works closely with Community and Planning Services to advise the County Commissioners and represent the citizens of Missoula County in the protection and preservation of open space and rural lifestyles for present and future generations. 
  • Third Thursday of each month
    at 6 p.m.
                                           
  • Community and Planning Services Conference Room
    323 West Alder
Parks and Trails Advisory Board [Missoula County]  [Formerly Missoula County Park Board; dissolved July 10, 2012 by Resolution No. 2012-061].  Monitors and evaluates issues relating to County parks and trails, and reports to the County Commissioners with its recommendations. 
Planning Board [Missoula Consolidated]  Objective of the MCPB is to enable units of local government within Missoula County to cooperate in promoting quality of life and healthy environment through the orderly development of those units and their environs by planning for the improvement of the present health, safety, convenience and welfare of their citizens and the future development of their communities.
  • First and third Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m.
                           
  • City Council Chambers
    140 West Pine Street 
Planning & Zoning Commission  Two citizens that do not meet on a regular basis. Called upon when necessary to decide on matters concerning Citizen Initiated Zoning Districts (usually during County Commissioner Public Meetings) 
Seeley Lake Community Council  Acts as a liaison between the citizens of Seeley Lake and the County Commissioners and provides info deemed useful, beneficial and helpful to the Commissioners in making decisions which affect the Seeley Lake community 
  • Second Monday of each month
    at 6 p.m.
                                        
  • Historic Barn on Highway 83
Seeley Lake Cemetery District Board  Governs and manages the Seeley-Swan Cemetery District. 
  • First Thursday of each month
    at 12 p.m.
                                              
  • Faith Chapel                                     3260 Highway 83 North
Swan Valley Community Council  Acts as a liaison between the citizens of the Swan Valley and the County Commissioners and provides info deemed useful, beneficial and helpful to the Commissioners in making decisions which affect the Swan Valley community. 
  • Third Tuesday of each month
    at 7 p.m.
                                               
  • Swan Valley Community Hall
    Near mile marker 42, off of Highway 83
Tax Appeal Board  Hears appeals from county residents concerning property values and property taxes.
  • Frequency of meetings determined by caseload
    Oct. through Dec.
Tom Green Memorial Park Advisory Board  Advocates for the overall welfare of Tom Green Memorial Park through review of current issues, and recommendations to the Missoula County Parks and Trails Advisory Board, and hands on stewardship of the land. 
Weed Control Board  Oversees the planning, implementing and developing of a coordinated program that includes education, prevention, management and research as described in the district's Noxious Weeds Management Plan.
West Valley Community Council  The Council shall act as a liaison between the County Commissioners and the West Valley Community [which includes Frenchtown, Huson, Six Mile, Nine Mile and Upper Nine Mile] to provide useful and beneficial information which will aid the Commissioners in making decisions regarding the Community.
  • Second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m.

  • Frenchtown Fire Station
    16875 Marion Street

 

Zoning Board of Adjustment Administers provisions of the County Zoning Resolution; hears and decides appeals, variances, and special exceptions to terms in the County Zoning Resolution upon which the Board is required to pass under that resolution.
  • Third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.
                              
  • City Council Chambers
    140 West Pine

  

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