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Billings to see a quarter-billion in city improvements over five years

Over the next five years, city officials envision $255,111,276 in capital improvements — everything from a $5.5 million Fire/911 Communication Center to a $61 million wastewater treatment plant.

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City Council gives city administrator high marks

City Council gives city administrator high marks

City Administrator Tina Volek received marks that were generally well above satisfactory during her closed-door performance review held last November, City Councilwoman Jani McCall said Friday.

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City Council member plans a run at county commission seat

City Council member plans a run at county commission seat

Billings City Council member Denis Pitman said he plans to run next year for a seat on the Yellowstone County Commission.

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City Council annexes nearly 100 acres in east, west Billings

By unanimous votes Monday, the Billings City Council approved annexations and zoning changes that could have significant effect on the Magic City’s future.

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Council to vote on annexations on Monday

Billings is growing, and residents can get a front-row seat to some of that potential growth by attending Monday’s City Council meeting.

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City Council no closer to solving street maintenance conundrum

City Council no closer to solving street maintenance conundrum

After nearly two hours of presentations, public testimony and debate during a work session Tuesday, the Billings City Council was no closer to deciding whether to combine the city’s two street maintenance districts than it was when it first heard the proposal Jan. 5.

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A trio of tasks at Tuesday's City Council work session

A trio of tasks at Tuesday's City Council work session

The Billings City Council will take on three bread-and-butter issues during its work session Tuesday: the city’s growth policy, the future of the city’s two street maintenance districts and pre-budget considerations.

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Billings Ethics Board to hear complaint against City Council member

Billings Ethics Board to hear complaint against City Council member

A Billings man has filed an ethics complaint against City Councilwoman Becky Bird, saying she had a conflict of interest in an attempt to secure $25,000 in City Council funding last year for the Not In Our Town national conference while serving on the conference’s steering committee.

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Billings mayor seeks volunteers for city boards and commissions

Mayor Tom Hanel continues his search for 20 Billings residents willing to serve on eight of the city’s boards and commissions.

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Shaken or stirred: Doc Harper’s martini bar set to make a splash downtown

Shaken or stirred: Doc Harper’s martini bar set to make a splash downtown

Customers at Doc Harper’s in downtown Billings will see the inspiration for the new business once they walk in the door.

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With tired crews and busted equipment, Billings will reassess plowing neighborhoods

With tired crews and busted equipment, Billings will reassess plowing neighborhoods

Billings public works officials plan to meet Tuesday to decide whether to clear the city’s residential streets of the snow that remains following last weekend’s plowing efforts.

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Proposal cuts street fees for downtown Billings property owners, raises them elsewhere

Proposal cuts street fees for downtown Billings property owners, raises them elsewhere

Amid calls of “Mumford for governor,” Public Works Director Dave Mumford on Wednesday told a handful of downtown property owners news anyone would welcome: The fees they pay to maintain downtown streets could soon be reduced by a factor of seven.

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Last of library asbestos removal bills will cost Billings $85,025

Last of library asbestos removal bills will cost Billings $85,025

With Monday’s Billings City Council approval for payment of a final $85,025.25 bill for asbestos removal at the old Parmly Billings Library, Library Director Bill Cochran said he thinks that’s the last of the payments.

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City Council wants to hear from the public on at least four topics Monday night

City Council wants to hear from the public on at least four topics Monday night

A full agenda replete with four public hearings awaits the Billings City Council on Monday evening.

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Billings City Council plans another run at public safety levy

Billings City Council plans another run at public safety levy

No decision has been made, but the Billings City Council was in discussion Saturday over when to ask voters for another chance at a public safety levy, how long the levy should last and what it might cost taxpayers.

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City Council will meet Saturday to discuss the failed public safety levy

The Billings City Council will hold an informal meeting from 8 a.m. through noon on Saturday to discuss the ramifications of the failed public safety levy, which voters defeated in the November election.

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City Council generally agreeable about plan to extend city services beyond city limits

Billings City Council members were generally pleased during Monday’s work session with a proposal to provide water or wastewater service to three locations outside city limits.

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City Council to weigh in on extending services outside city limits

City staffers plan to ask members of the Billings City Council Monday if they’ll consider extending wastewater service to three properties outside the city limits without first annexing the properties.

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Sabrina Currie waves to passing cars

Sabrina Currie waves to passing cars

Sabrina Currie holds a sign during the "Billings is Ready" NDO supporters rally on the steps of First Congregational Church on Aug. 18.

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Tank-making plant and neighbors closer to accord

Tank-making plant and neighbors closer to accord

A longtime South Billings dispute between neighbors and a firm that manufactures tanks for the oil patch may not be over, but the two sides made progress Thursday night.

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