News and Press Releases

  • Public Works | Thu May 21st, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana
  • Fire | Wed May 20th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City Manager Greg Doyon announced the appointment of Steve Hester as the next Great Falls Fire Chief. Hester has over 37 years in fire service and has been the Great Falls Fire Rescue Assistant Chief since 2004. Hester has had an extensive career in fire service and has worked in just about every discipline in the profession. Congratulations Steve!

  • City Manager | Tue May 19th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. The Community Recreation Center, Natatorium and Great Falls Animal Shelter will also be closed. The Great Falls Public Library will be closed on Saturday, May 23, in observance of the holiday. Sanitation collection for the week of May 25 through May 29, 2015, will be one day behind the regularly scheduled pick-up.

  • City Clerk | Mon May 18th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls residents interested in getting involved in their local government are encouraged to consider running for office. A municipal mail ballot election will be held this year for the selection of one (1) Mayor for a two-year term and two (2) City Commissioners for four-year terms, one (1) Municipal Judge for a four-year term, and forty-five (45) Neighborhood Council representatives consisting of five representatives in each of the nine districts for two-year terms.  All newly elected officials will take office in January 2016.

  • Municipal Court | Fri May 15th, 2015 | full story
    Officer loading suspect into a police car

    The list of those with outstanding warrants in Municipal Court.

  • Public Works | Fri May 15th, 2015 | full story
    City Street Sweepers

    Street Sweeping Schedule May 18-22, 2015

  • Community | Thu May 14th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There's a lot happening at the Great Falls Public Library this June.

  • Animal Shelter | Thu May 14th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The 3rd Annual Pet-A-Palooza is next month on Saturday, June 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Elks Riverside Park (River Drive North between 6th St & 9th St). This FREE community event offers a fun day for the entire family – including four-legged family members!

  • Planning and Community Development | Thu May 14th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The public is invited to a public hearing on Tuesday, May 19, at 7 p.m. in the Commission Chambers (2 Park Drive S) regarding the Proposed 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan. The Consolidated Plan discusses the proposed use of 2015/2016 Community Development Block (CDBG) and HOME (HOME) Investment Partnership funds and the program policies and performance.

  • Public Works | Thu May 14th, 2015 | full story

    Road Closure:  33rd Street South from 15th to 17th Avenue South

  • Fire | Wed May 13th, 2015 | full story

    OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

     

  • Public Works | Wed May 13th, 2015 | full story

    33RD STREET SOUTH ROAD CLOSURE
    (FROM 15TH AVENUE SOUTH TO 17TH AVENUE SOUTH)

               

  • City Manager | Wed May 13th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City of Great Falls employees are biking to work this week in recognition of Bike to Work Week!

  • Public Works | Mon May 11th, 2015 | full story
    Residents West and North of the River are asked limit water usage.

    Residents west and north of the Missouri River (homes located in Neighborhood Council Districts 1, 2, 3, & Black Eagle) are asked to limit water usage, specifically in regards to watering/irrigating yards due to replacement of the City's largest water main which feeds homes/businesses on that side of the river.

  • Public Works | Fri May 8th, 2015 | full story
    City Street Sweeper

    Street Sweeping Schedule May 11-15, 2015

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed May 6th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The public is invited to a National Heritage Area (NHA) organizational meeting on Monday, May 11, at 5:30 p.m. at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center (4201 Giant Springs Road).  The purpose of the meeting is to recruit volunteers to help create a NHA. NHAs are a grassroots, community-driven approach to heritage conservation and economic development.

  • Public Works | Wed May 6th, 2015 | full story

    Road Closure:  Division Road between Smelter Avenue and 16th Avenue N.W.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue May 5th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Park and Recreation Aquatics Division has a new water toy that’s sure to entertain kids of all ages – the "Wibit". Two special events have been scheduled to introduce this innovative system that transforms an ordinary pool into a water adventure. An aquatics obstacle course, the Wibit features all forms of water play and its interlocking pieces can be put together in a variety of combinations, creating a new adventure every time.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon May 4th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The unusually warm and dry winter has created higher use at the Pacific Steel & Recycling Trailside Dog Park this year. While the mild winter has been good for humans and their canine companions, it has caused considerable turf damage at the park. Starting Wednesday, May 6, the dog park will be closed to the public for approximately three weeks turf repair.

  • Public Works | Mon May 4th, 2015 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

     

    DATE:  May 4, 2015
    CONTACT: Richard Johnson, 406-771-1258
    Civil Engineer

  • Public Works | Thu Apr 30th, 2015 | full story
    City Street Sweepers

    Please remove your vehicles from the area being swept from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. on the scheduled day. Street Sweeping Schedule for the week of May 4 - 8, 2015.

  • Human Resources | Mon Apr 27th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City of Great Falls is the recipient of the first annual Montana Association of Health Care Providers (MAHCP) Healthy Workforce Productivity Award. The award recognizes leadership in the area of health and productivity and honors an employer that has worked with its employees to develop, implement, and measure an innovative health and productivity initiative. Kudos to our employee wellness teams! They've done a great job at keeping us healthy and active.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Apr 27th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Nominations are now open for the sixth Paris Gibson Award, named for the founder of Great Falls. This award was established by the Paris Gibson Month Celebration Committee to honor a citizen who embodies the vision and excellence of City Founder Paris Gibson. Those nominated should be a long standing resident of Great Falls, excel in his/her area of expertise, have contributed to the betterment of Great Falls and be innovative and creative in his/her service to the community. Nomination forms are available at the Great Falls Park & Recreation Department or online.  Deadline is Friday, June 5, 2015.

  • Community | Fri Apr 24th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library Foundation has received a donation of $50,000 from the Estate of Emma F. Toman.  These funds can be used for the acquisition of historical books and research, microfiche viewers and computers for general historical research and for the improvement of the Montana Room of the Great Falls Public Library.

  • Public Works | Fri Apr 24th, 2015 | full story
    City Street Sweeper

    Please remove your vehicles from the area being sweeped from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. on the scheduled day. Street Sweeping Schedule for the week of April 27 - May 1, 2015