city of billings

Billings Gazette Sue the City
MTN News reports that KTVQ and the Billings Gazette want the city to pay legal fees after intervening in a court case meant to conceal the names of police officers disciplined for sexual misconduct, even after the name of a female civilian employee was made public...
Montana S.C. Overturns BPD Compensation Decision
The Montana Supreme Court on Monday reversed a judge’s decision that the city of Billings pay $2.7 million to police officers as part of a lawsuit over their contract with the city.  The Billings Gazette reports that, in a 5-2 decision, the state Supreme Court ruled that language in collective barga…
Federal Judge Will Hear Wrongful Death Complaint
A federal judge will hear the complaint against Billings police officer Grant Morrison which resulted in a deadly shooting.  The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Richard Ramirez of Billings, killed by officer Morrison during a 2014 traffic stop, has been moved to federal court...
Public Can Review CIP
Billings residents have until March 6th to tell city officials what they think about how more than $275 million will be spent over the next five years.  The Billings Capital Improvement Plan, which covers projects in excess of $25,000 planned between fiscal years 2018 and 2022, will be presented to …
Group Answers What To Do About the Babcock
Among Billing’s FAQ’s– or frequently Asked Questions– is what to do about the Babcock.  The city of Billings is scheduled to to take over ownership of the 110-year-old Babcock Theater, a historic downtown landmark.
 
The Babcock Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee approved a report Monday, drafted by City Admin…
Billings Appeals MSC Police Pay Decision
The city of Billings is appealing a decision by the Montana Supreme Court, who ordered the city government to pay $2.7 million to police officers in back pay, wages and other costs.  The city filed the appeal on Monday, claiming there are inconsistencies in how the court determined damages in t…
City of Billings Ordered to Pay Police
The city of Billings was ordered to pay Billings Police Department employees nearly three million dollars in compensation for back wages, as a result of a lawsuit filed by officers in 2009.  The issue prompted a closed executive session at City Hall on Monday...
Billings Residents Asked To Participate In Survey
The city of Billings is asking residents to participate in the National Citizen Survey.  Responses to the survey reportedly help officials gauge residents’ perceptions of living in Billings, evaluate the quality of city services, assess community priorities and make comparisons …
Three Dumb Laws on the Books in Billings
With all the new laws that took effect in Montana on Oct. 1 that Paul has been talking about, I thought I would see if there are any really dumb laws that pertain to just the city of Billings.
Here are a couple I found.
According to Dumb Laws...