If the Billings City Council moves swiftly enough, the city can avoid paying civil penalties to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for late reporting on past bond issues.
Homeowners sometimes save themselves a few thousand dollars by refinancing their homes to lower their interest payments.
A hearing on a proposed annexation, another on the proposed removal of what’s known as a slope easement and a bond refund are the three main pieces of business before the Billings City Council Monday.
What’s being asked of taxpayers?
Status quo isn’t good enough for Billings public safety services. Montana’s largest city must improve its police, fire and emergency dispatch services to meet growing demands from residents and visitors.
City finance director Pat Weber gave Billings good news Monday when he recommended a 2014 total property tax levy that is 10.58 mills less than last year.
The Billings City Council unanimously approved a $277,674,633 budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year Monday.
Five departments will present their proposed 2014-15 budgets during the Billings City Council’s Tuesday work session.
Pat Weber and Jolene Lee, of Sunset Construction, show some of the hundreds of apartments they are building for Billings developer Cal Kunkel, who is betting big on the rental market.
A proposal that could lead to lower tax bills for hundreds of city residents — and result in substantial tax increases for a handful of developers — will be considered by the Billings City Council next week.
The Billings City Council will be asked Monday night to approve a budget of nearly $260 million for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
The director of finance for the city of Billings recently presented a sobering statistic to the City Council.
Contract talks between the city of Billings and the union representing its firefighters opened Monday, kicking off what should be a busy season of negotiating.
The Billings businessman who donated $1 million to win naming rights to the city's new ballpark is now current on his payments.
Jon Dehler, the Billings businessman who donated $1 million toward the baseball field now known as Dehler Park, is $50,000 behind in his payments to the city.
When it comes to paying taxes, Yellowstone County property owners are in the same boat.
The city of Billings started the month with some wonderful financial news: The new public library is going to cost less than what voters agreed to pay last November.
The Billings Parking Advisory Board heard good ideas this week for getting the downtown Parking Division out of a financial jam.
The Billings Parking Division may not have a financial plan, but Tuesday's advisory meeting shed some light on the projected deficit the division is facing.
The Billings Parking Division needs a new financial plan.