An affordable senior housing project proposed for a Missoula neighborhood prompted several members of the Missoula Council on Wednesday to both praise the development and say it was planned for the wrong location. Housing Solutions LLC, headed by Alex Burkhalter, has revived the Skyview senior housing project for the second year, this time looking to the 2400 block of Ninth … [Read more...] about Senior housing project draws mixed reviews from Missoula City Council
Members of the Missoula City Council on Wednesday agreed to support the county's application for an $18 million federal grant to help fund a grid of connector streets off Mullan Road west of Reserve Street. But the decision wasn't unanimous, and it led to a wider discussion of growth and the role the city should play in guiding it. The county this month announced plans to … [Read more...] about City endorses Mullan-area transportation grid, but wonders who’s guiding growth
Concerns over a ground-handling company's ability to keep pace with inbound flights to Missoula International Airport manifested in several frustrating delays as the busy summer season began this month. In early June, as several carriers began their seasonal flights to Missoula, DGS – the company contracted by Delta and United to conduct ground handling – found itself short … [Read more...] about Understaffed ground handlers cause delays, frustration at Missoula airport
(KPAX) In Montana’s most populous cities and counties — and in some smaller counties as well — reappraised residential and business property values that determine property taxes often increased by double-digit percentages this year. But those increases won’t necessarily lead to comparably higher property taxes unless your increase was above the county-wide average, local … [Read more...] about Montana counties see double-digit property value increases; will higher taxes follow?
The Missoula County commissioners on Tuesday approved the renewal of nine county properties to participate in the Downtown Business Improvement District, helping to solidify the district for the next 10 years. Property owners within the Downtown Business Improvement District’s boundaries are required to pay fees to provide services that ensure safety and quality of life in … [Read more...] about Missoula County renews participation in Downtown Business Improvement District