If Yellowstone Kelly is turning over in his grave, it’s likely he now has an orange backside.
Go back to the drawing board. In effect, that’s what the Billings City Council told the city’s Parks, Recreation and Cemetery Board on Monday. The board had proposed spending about $2.3 million in Park District 1 funds during 2014-15.
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.
After weeks of weather-related delays, 10 tennis courts at two Billings Parks have been given smooth new playing surfaces — and, in tennis parlance, there’s a lot to love.
The board that oversees Billings’ 2,580 acres of parkland checked out some of the results of the $2 million-per-year citywide park district this week.
In the first in a series of five Billings City Council work sessions Monday, council members heard presentations from the Parks, Recreation and Public Lands and Planning divisions as they begin to determine the 2014-15 budget.
Billings may indeed take a flier on constructing a new disc golf course at High Sierra Park in the Heights, but probably not during the upcoming fiscal year.
In a city the size of Billings, it turns out that an extra $2 million annually courtesy of the taxpayers can significantly spiff up 2,580 acres worth of city parks.
Wanted: Lifeguards, pool attendants, pool managers and concession workers. Long, hot hours. Plenty of responsibility. Pay: Better than it has been.
Every 10 years, Billings voters have the opportunity to cast a ballot on what they think of the city’s charter form of government.
Light snow and 30-degree temperatures didn’t keep Justin Hulst and Caley Chadwick off the ice on Saturday afternoon.