News and Press Releases

  • City Manager | Tue Oct 28th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City offices, including the Library and Animal Shelter, will be closed on Tuesday, November 4, in observance of Election Day.  There are no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule. The Natatorium and Community Recreation Center will be open during  regular business hours. Due to the holiday, the City Commission Work Session (5:30 p.m.) and Commission Meeting ( 7 p.m) will be held on Wednesday, November 5.

  • City Manager | Wed Aug 27th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City of Great Falls offices will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. The Community Recreation Center, Natatorium and the Great Falls Animal Shelter will also be closed. The Great Falls Library will be closed Saturday, August 30 – Monday, September 1. There will be no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule next week.

  • City Manager | Thu Jul 31st, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City has a new automated phone system. When a citizen calls 771-1180 they will be greeted with an automated message with menu options helping direct them to the appropriate individual, service or department. However, callers can bypass the automated system at anytime, by direct dialing a department or individual.

  • City Manager | Wed Jul 9th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City would like to remind residents, that on Thursday, July 10, Northwestern Energy will be installing a new power pole and replacing the underground power lines to the area immediately adjacent to the Great Falls Civic Center. The installation requires that power be shut off to the impacted buildings. Due to the scheduled power outage, the Civic Center will be closed starting at 12 p.m. Without power employees at the Civic Center are unable to effectively perform the functions of their jobs and serve the public.

  • City Manager | Tue Jul 1st, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Commission recently approved a three-year lease agreement with the Great Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) for the operation of the Visitor Center, effective immediately. The Visitor Center provides maps, brochures, event calendars, coupons, magazines and general information for the Great Falls area and State of Montana.

  • City Manager | Mon May 19th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City of Great Falls offices will be closed on Monday, May 26, in observance of Memorial Day. The Great Falls Public Library, Community Recreation Center, Natatorium and the Great Falls Animal Shelter will also be closed. There will be no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule next week.

  • City Manager | Wed May 7th, 2014 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

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  • City Manager | Wed May 7th, 2014 | full story

    CITY HAZMAT TEAM INVESTIGATING

    SUSPICIOUS ODOR AT BNSF RAILYARD

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  • City Manager | Wed Mar 12th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Library is presenting a four-part series of free computer classes on Mondays in March and April from 6– 7:30 pm. This series, Computer Basics, is designed for computer novices. Class size is capped at 28. To register call 453-0349 or stop by the 2nd floor Information Desk.

  • City Manager | Thu Feb 20th, 2014 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  • City Manager | Thu Feb 13th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City offices will be closed on Monday, February 17, in observance of Presidents’ Day. In addition, the Great Falls Public Library and Great Falls Animal Shelter will be closed. There will be no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule. The Community Recreation Center and Natatorium will be open on Monday during their regular business hours. 

  • City Manager | Thu Dec 19th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City offices, including the Civic Center, the Great Falls Public Library, Community Recreation Center, Natatorium and the Animal Shelter will close at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31, and will be closed on Wednesday, January 1.  The City of Great Falls wishes everyone a happy and safe holiday season and a joyous New Year.

  • City Manager | Thu Dec 12th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library will be hosting TED Talks starting on Thursday, January 16, at 7 p.m. and will continue on the third Thursday of each month.  Each month the library will show three TED Talks videos followed by lively discussion. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.

  • City Manager | Thu Dec 5th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Montana Municipal Interlocal Authority (MMIA) awarded the 2013 Bob Worthington Risk Management Achievement Award to the City of Great Falls. MMIA specifically recognized Angela Swingley, Risk Manager, and Mark Willmarth, Training and Development Coordinator, for their dedication to addressing both workers’ compensation and liability issues. Kudos to Mark and Angela for a job well done!

  • City Manager | Fri Nov 22nd, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City offices including the Great Falls Public Library, Community Recreation Center and the Great Falls Animal Shelter will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29, for the Thanksgiving holiday. There will be no residential sanitation collection on Thanksgiving Day and garbage collection will be one day later than the regular schedule for customers on Thursday and Friday.

  • City Manager | Fri Nov 8th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    From art on display to foreign films and book discussions to children activities and electronic gadget workshops- there's definitely a lot happening at the Great Falls Public Library this month!

  • City Manager | Thu Nov 7th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    On October 24, 2013, the City Commission voted to enter into a 5 year electricity supply contract with PPL Treasure State. PPL Treasure State was the only supplier to submit a final proposal.  PPL Treasure State offered prices for contracts ranging from 1 to 5 years in length. The 1 year price was $39.05/MWh and the 5 year price was $41.20/MWh. Prices for 2, 3 and 4 years were between the 1 year and 5 year prices. The City Commission selected the 5 year contract.

  • City Manager | Mon Nov 4th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City of Great Falls offices, including the Animal Shelter and Great Falls Public Library, will be closed on Monday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day.  There will be no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule next week.

  • City Manager | Tue Oct 1st, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    October is full of exciting activities and programs at the Great Falls Public Library.

  • City Manager | Fri Sep 20th, 2013 | full story

     

  • City Manager | Tue Jul 16th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Check out the Kids Place Schedule at the Great Falls Public Library for August 2013.

  • City Manager | Mon Jul 1st, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City of Great Falls offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of the 4th of July Holiday.  The Great Falls Public Library, Community Recreation Center and the Great Falls Animal Shelter will also be closed. There will be no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule next week.

  • City Manager | Fri May 10th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City is excited to announce that Sara Sexe has accepted the position as City Attorney. Sara is a Great Falls native and has been practicing law for twenty-three years, most recently with the firm of Marra, Sexe, Evenson & Bell, P.C.  She will be transitioning out of her private practice role and into the position of City Attorney this summer.

  • City Manager | Fri Apr 26th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City of Great Falls, Electric City Power and Southern Montana G&T, through their attorneys, have reached a tentative Settlement Agreement and Release, which will totally, completely and permanently sever the City’s relationship with Southern Montana G&T. The proposed settlement agreement includes an owed water credit in the amount of $1,186,061.83 plus a mediated settlement amount of $2,063,938.17 totaling $3.25 million. The settlement is due only after it is approved by the Federal Bankruptcy Court. The settlement will be paid in two payments. Read more here.

  • City Manager | Wed Feb 13th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City offices will be closed on Monday, February 18, in observance of Presidents’ Day.  In addition, the Great Falls Public Library and Great Falls Animal Shelter will be closed. There will be no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule next week.