Helena City Commission
Proponents and opponents of Helena’s nondiscrimination ordinance say the Pledge of Allegiance in a full commission chamber Monday night before the start of testimony.
In a unanimous vote Monday night, the Helena City Commission passed an ordinance to prohibit discrimination in housing, employment and many kinds of public accommodation based on sexual orientation.
HELENA — An ordinance to protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals from various forms of discrimination is on the agenda of the Helena City Commission’s Monday evening meeting, and commissioners expect another significant dose of public comment.
HELENA — The Helena City Commission will hold a public hearing Monday on a request from The Boeing Co. for a property tax abatement, which the city and county may grant when a business makes investments in new equipment.
HELENA — The Helena City Commission Monday will consider increases in the rates charged to property owners for street maintenance, storm water, water and wastewater.
HELENA -- The Helena City Commission will hold a public hearing Monday evening to discuss asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to consider potential impacts to the city of increased coal train traffic that would result from the development of major West Coast ports.
HELENA — Helena city commissioners have voted in favor of an ordinance that would prohibit the use of either hands-free or handheld electronic devices -- including cellphones, pagers and laptops -- while operating a vehicle.
HELENA — The way arborist Jim Flott explains it, trees have all kinds of value for a community — both monetary and otherwise.
HELENA - City leaders in Helena will be getting a pay raise. But they'll have to wait until 2012 to begin cashing in. The City Commission voted unanimously Monday to raise salaries paid to the mayor and four commission members. Commissioner salaries will increase to $6,800 annually, up fr…