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Once the Montana Legislature gets down to business Jan. 5, 2015, Ed Bartlett will be the Billings City Council’s eyes, ears — and mouthpiece, too — at the state capitol.
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.
The 30 or so people who attended Not In Our Town’s Summit on Hate on Saturday learned that everyone is biased — and it’s OK.
The Billings City Council will conduct its annual evaluation of City Administrator Tina Volek at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the City Hall conference room.
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.
It may seem like every other driver in Billings is speaking on a cellphone.
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.
If Monday’s Billings City Council consent agenda is any indication, the Magic City will continue to grow.
The Billings City Council will ponder during a future meeting whether to allow parking of tow trucks in residential neighborhoods in an effort to speed the time wreckers can respond to accidents.
The Yellowstone County jail was built to hold 286 inmates. It has been overcrowded for years, and recently inmate totals have hovered between 450 and 500.
The Billings City Council on Monday will discuss a proposal to allow commercial tow trucks serving the needs of the Montana Highway Patrol and Billings police to park in residential neighborhoods for improved emergency response.
It’s a rare and wonderful city project that enhances flood prevention, water quality, fishing and trails. Such are the benefits of the Shiloh Conservation Area.
Setting a near record for brevity, the Billings City Council completed its meeting Tuesday in a mere 35 minutes.
Thanks to Christopher Columbus and his voyage to the New World, the Billings City Council gets an extra day off this week before tackling another meeting agenda.
SAINTS success. A sellout Tuxedos and Tiaras crowd of 1,000 helped raise more than $1 million for St. Vincent Healthcare’s new Medical Surgical Center of Excellence. The 36th annual SAINTS fundraiser, organized by St. Vincent Foundation volunteers, set a record high.
Every two years, Yellowstone County voters choose one commissioner to serve a six-year term on the three-member commission. Being commissioner in Montana’s most populous county is a big job with a relatively long term and the power of being one of three decision makers.
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.
The Billings City Council will not only hear a presentation on the proposed public safety levy Monday, it will get up to speed on how previous public presentations have gone.
In Lockwood, it's not practical to lower speed limits.
How many times have we heard the phrase "public-private partnership?"
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Thin stripes of white paint might foreshadow wider problems down the road, according to a Billings resident concerned about new bike lanes along a small section of Lewis Avenue near Lewis and Clark Middle School.
The Billings City Council voted 9-1 on a scaled-back plan for 2014-15 park maintenance district projects.