With an eye toward offering city employees choice in who provides their medical care, the Billings City Council will be taking a look at how health care provider contracts are devised and agreed upon.
Mayor Tom Hanel and the Billings City Council have a number of openings to fill on city boards and commissions — including an even dozen positions on the Mayor’s Homelessness Committee.
Todd Buchanan, the main advocate for the public safety levy that will be decided by Billings voters Nov. 4, has helped lead about 40 presentations designed to bring voters up to speed on what proponents view as a clear need to boost public safety funding.
Just a few yards from the ribbon-cutting ceremony that officially opened the Shiloh Conservation Area on Thursday afternoon, Gavin and Gabby Schwend of Billings were pulling rainbow trout out of one of the stormwater retention ponds.
Even before organizers began seeking donations to build the Billings Home Center, they found checks for $52,500 in their shirt pocket.
Billings traffic signals are set for major upgrades over the next three years that should help traffic flow more smoothly — even at signals near train tracks.
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.
City Council members view the top parking spaces as they tour the new Empire Parking Garage on Monday afternoon. Bruce McCandless, Billings’ assistant city administrator, said he hopes to have the $10.5 million garage, on the 2700 block of Montana Avenue, open for public use by mid-September…
In the very early hours of Tuesday, the city of Billings made history.
The Billings Gazette asked about the Billings City Council's decision on the non-discrimination ordinance. Here's a selection of responses.
The NDO acronym could take on a new form. Call it the “never dies ordinance.”
Underriner Motors has completed a move to the Billings West End that’s been a decade in the making.
With nothing left to prove as a quarterback, Chris Dixon ended his playing career at the top of his game. Now he’s ready to begin a new legacy as coach of the Billings Wolves.
Before taking up the public safety levy Monday night, the Billings City Council took two actions that diverged from staff recommendations.
Mayor Tom Hanel has proclaimed Friday Purple Day in Billings in support of the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event Friday and Saturday at Billings West High School.
Once again Monday, the Billings City Council heard from a long line of residents commenting on a baker’s dozen of proposed changes to the city’s nondiscrimination ordinance.
The Billings City Council wrapped up at 12:07 a.m. on Tuesday after hearing from a long line of residents commenting on 13 proposed changes to the city’s nondiscrimination ordinance.
In addition to further work on the language of the proposed nondiscrimination ordinance, Monday’s Billings City Council work session, which begins at 5:30 p.m. in council chambers at city hall, includes other important considerations:
With the draft nondiscrimination ordinance as the last item on its agenda tonight, the Billings City Council can expect to hear again from many passionate proponents and opponents. The meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. is a work session where no formal votes will be taken.
A long-overdue conversation on Billings transportation needs took place recently when the committee representing city, county and state decision makers confronted the need for another route up the Rims.