Policy Coordinating Committee
With just two items for discussion on the agenda, Monday’s Billings City Council work session probably won’t last well into the next morning, as last week’s meeting on the nondiscrimination ordinance did.
The Policy Coordinating Committee on Tuesday mulled the idea of building a road connecting Molt Road in the valley to Highway 3 atop the Rimrocks but took no action.
Transportation and elected officials from the local to the federal level gathered at the Yellowstone County Courthouse during the lunch hour Tuesday to discuss upcoming transportation projects in and around Billings.
The Billings City Council sided with two groups of neighbors Monday night in shooting down a zone change and a special review request from developers.
The Billings City Council has a lengthy agenda for its meeting Monday night, an agenda that includes two land-use proposals that have drawn substantial neighborhood opposition.
Yellowstone County commissioners this week approved a draft 2014 transportation planning document, but they used the occasion to vent frustration with the lack of progress on easing downtown traffic congestion caused by passing trains.
A West End church's expansion plans will be the subject of a special review request before the Billings City Council on Monday night.
No one at recent public meetings has disputed the wisdom of improving signals and signage and upgrading an existing underpass to help relieve traffic tie-ups around downtown railroad crossings.
There won't be a new study of the impacts of increased train traffic through Billings.
The Billings City Council passed a variety of year-end fee increases and a capital budget for the coming fiscal year but voted Monday to delay action on the city’s operations and maintenance budget.
If there was any doubt about the Yellowstone County commissioners' position on coal development, the board made it clear Tuesday.
Federal transportation funding will be the main topic of discussion when the Billings City Council meets Monday night.
The Billings City Council heard presentations Monday night on four bicycle and pedestrian projects that would make use of a little more than half a million dollars in federal transportation funds.
Marshall Knick, manager of Pacific Steel and Recycling, was surprised when he saw a photo illustration of a bridge over Main Street at Sixth Avenue North.
The Billings City Council approved a contract with its Teamsters Union on Monday night, agreed to annex 17 acres of land near the Yellowstone River and turned down a proposed coffee kiosk at 32nd Street West and Central Avenue.
Three weeks ago, backers of the Parmly Billings Library announced that they had received a $2 million donation toward construction of a new library. Monday night, the City Council will vote to formally accept the donation and will then vote on where the new library should be built.
The City Council Monday night voted to recommend that the regional Policy Coordinating Committee accept $1 million in stimulus funds to build a pedestrian tunnel underneath Main Street near MetraPark.