Billings City Council
The Billings City Council unanimously gave the go-ahead Monday to allow a nearly 100-unit assisted-living facility at the southeast corner of S. 44th Street West and Monad Road in the Lenhardt Square Planned Development.
Its work complete on finalizing the language of the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance, the Billings City Council will turn its attention Monday to a pair of public hearings and a consent agenda absent of the NDO, the three-letter issue that has packed council chambers in recent weeks.
In a future editorial, we'll discuss the need for the Billings City Council to pass the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance.
Once more, into the fray that has become the extended and often heated public debate over the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance, dozens of speakers told the Billings City Council Monday what they thought of the document’s third and final draft.
Follow The Gazette's coverage of the Billings City Council's discussion Monday night of the nondiscrimination ordinance.
The Billings City Council will get its third crack at evaluating the language of the proposed nondiscrimination ordinanceduring a work session Monday.
Billings Clinic will hold a meeting Tuesday to discuss a proposal for a Planned Development zone change request at a property it owns at 616 Shiloh Road.
Before taking up the public safety levy Monday night, the Billings City Council took two actions that diverged from staff recommendations.
A public hearing followed by a council vote on placing the proposed Family Safety Levy on the Nov. 4 ballot is the final piece of business on Monday’s Billings City Council agenda.
On Monday night, Billings City Council plans to start the process of asking voters for an increase in property taxes to support police and fire services.
In addition to shaping language on the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance and learning more about a possible levy for police and fire departments, the Billings City Council heard a pair of reports during Monday’s work session that could also shape the city’s future.
Once again Monday, the Billings City Council heard from a long line of residents commenting on a baker’s dozen of proposed changes to the city’s nondiscrimination ordinance.
The Billings City Council wrapped up at 12:07 a.m. on Tuesday after hearing from a long line of residents commenting on 13 proposed changes to the city’s nondiscrimination ordinance.
If the Billings City Council decides to place what’s now being called a Family Safety Levy on the Nov. 4 ballot, it’s going to have to hear from the public and vote on the matter twice before the end of July.
The Pickle Barrel officially opened to the public Monday in Billings, slinging sandwiches and soups to a bustling lunch crowd.
Follow along live as the Billings City Council discusses a proposed nondiscrimination ordinance during its work session Monday, July 7.
In addition to further work on the language of the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance, Monday’s Billings City Council work session, which begins at 5:30 p.m. in council chambers at city hall, includes other important considerations:
With the draft nondiscrimination ordinance as the last item on its agenda tonight, the Billings City Council can expect to hear again from many passionate proponents and opponents. The meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. is a work session where no formal votes will be taken.
The Billings City Council has violated the Montana Constitution and state statute by failing to give public notice of “council initiatives” and votes.