City Council

Administrator Finalists Interviewed
Q2 reports that on Tuesday, the four finalists for the job of Billings city administrator sat down to answer questions from the local media, after extensive interviews with the Billings City Council and a tour of the city. It was made clear that collectively, the four city administrator candidates a…
Billings Replacing Lobbyists
Billings City Council members said Monday they’re interested in replacing the city’s lobbyist Ed Bartlett, whose contract expired on June 30th. But they’re undecided on whether they want full-time or part-time paid lobbyists when the legislative sessio…
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…
Gibbs Picked for Council
Q2 reports that new Ward 4 Billings City Council member Reg Gibbs was appointed Monday night, but only after another council member from the same ward blasted the nomination.
Gibbs will replace Ryan Sullivan, who moved to Texas for a new job...
Five Finalists for Billings Administrator
The Gazette reports that city managers in Helena and Great Falls are among the five finalists announced Monday for Billings’ vacant city administrator position. After meeting in closed session for 2½ hours, the Billings City Council voted unanimously, with Councilman Ryan Sullivan absent, to intervi…
Council Considers Appeal of Police Pay Ruling
Billings City Councilors and Mayor Tom Hanel are expected to decide today whether or not to appeal a judge’s ruling requiring the city to pay over $2.7 to more than 140 police officers.  The meeting begins at 6:30 this evening at City Hall...
Billings City Council considers Mormon meeting house
The Billings City Council will consider a proposal for a new meeting house for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints this evening.  The council meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall.
On April 5, the Zoning Commission unanimously recommended approval of special review on the proposed…

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