News and Press Releases

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed May 4th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Each year the Great Falls-Cascade County Historic Preservation Advisory Commission (HPAC) recognizes and honors the people and projects that are making preservation happen in our community. The Preservation Award reception is held annually as part of National Historic Preservation Month activities, this year’s theme is "This Place Matters.”  Four projects will be honored at the 2016 Preservation Award Reception, which will be held on Thursday May 26, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., in the Missouri Room of the Civic Center. The event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Ellen Sievert, Historic Preservation Officer at 761-6955.

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed Apr 13th, 2016 | full story
    CDBG

    The public is invited to the City Commission Meeting (Commission Chambers, 2 Park Drive South) on Tuesday, April 19, at 7 p.m., to participate in a public hearing to provide comment on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Proposed Action Plan.The Action Plan describes the City’s proposed use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for the next year and the policies and performance of each of the grant programs.

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed Mar 30th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The board of directors of the Upper Missouri River Heritage Area Planning Corporation will be showcasing the progress on creation of a National Heritage Area at a public gathering Friday, April 1 at 5:30 in the Missouri Room of the Civic Center. It’s time to take another Grand Tour of the
    proposed area!

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Mar 18th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls-Cascade County Historic Preservation Advisory Commission wants to recognize the people and projects that are making preservation happen! Nominations for the 2016 Historic Preservation Awards are being accepted now through Tuesday, April 12. Nomination forms are available in the Planning and Community Development Office at the Civic Center and online at www.greatfallsmt.net.

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Mar 18th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Parking Advisory Commission (PAC) is beginning an in-depth review of the City’s parking program and may consider making changes to improve the program as well as consider options for funding current and future maintenance needs to the facilities. The PAC is seeking public comment and input related to downtown parking operations.  An online downtown parking survey is underway; residents are encouraged to complete the six question survey.  In addition to gathering feedback through the online survey, the PAC will be holding a public meeting on Thursday, April 7, at 6:30 pm in the Gibson Room to hear ideas, comments and opinions from users.

  • Planning and Community Development | Tue Mar 15th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Your Opinion Counts! Take the Downtown Parking Survey now!

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed Jan 20th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Do you have a question about political signs? Find out more here. 

  • Planning and Community Development | Mon Dec 7th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    On Tuesday, December 15, at 7 p.m., the public is invited to the City Commission meeting (Commission Chambers, 2 Park Drive S) to participate in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Community Needs Public Hearing. During the public hearing, members of the public are encouraged to offer comments and ideas on community issues that may be addressed with CDBG and Home Partnership Investment Program (HOME) funds.

  • Planning and Community Development | Mon Dec 7th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    PRESS RELEASE
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  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Dec 4th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City of Great Falls Planning & Community Development Department is hosting two public meetings to obtain comments regarding amendments to the City of Great Falls Sign Code. The meetings will be held on Wednesday, December 9, from 3-5 p.m. and Thursday, December 17, from 7-8:30 p.m. Both meetings will be held in the Gibson Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive S).

  • Planning and Community Development | Tue Dec 1st, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    This afternoon, Tuesday, December 1, at 2:30 p.m., a Ceremonial Groundbreaking Ceremony will be taking place at the Montana Department of Transportation’s historic sign on River Drive (east of the intersection of River Drive and 25th St. N) to celebrate the construction of the River Drive Overlook.

  • Planning and Community Development | Mon Nov 16th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The official City of Great Falls ornament has arrived! The Charles M. Russell Studio is the featured resource for 2015. The ornaments are available for purchase now for $15 at the Visitor Information Center, the C.M. Russell Museum, the Library, Civic Center Events Office and Gallery 16.

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed Jun 3rd, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City  received a grant to install an 8-foot concrete bike and pedestrian path through Charles Russell Park (33rd St S and Mountain View Area), near Grandview and the Great Falls Clinic. This project will provide better pedestrian and bicycle connections between City neighborhoods and key destinations throughout the community. The project is funded through the Montana Department of Transportation’s Community Transportation Enhancement Program (CTEP), and matched by Benefis Health System.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Feb 27th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Planning and Community Development | Tue Feb 24th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There will be a Heritage Tourism/NHA follow-up meeting Thursday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Gibson Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Dr S). The meeting will focus on the next steps in the process. Those interested are encouraged to attend.

  • Planning and Community Development | Mon Jan 26th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Planning and Community Development | Thu Jan 8th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Dec 19th, 2014 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Planning and Community Development | Tue Dec 9th, 2014 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Nov 21st, 2014 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed Sep 24th, 2014 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Planning and Community Development | Thu Jun 5th, 2014 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Planning and Community Development | Mon May 19th, 2014 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE