News and Press Releases

  • Planning and Community Development | Mon Dec 10th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The public is invited to the Commission Meeting this evening at 7 p.m. to participate in the CDBG Community Needs Public Hearing. Members of the public are encouraged to offer comments and ideas on community issues that may be addressed with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Partnership Investment Program (HOME) funds.

  • Planning and Community Development | Thu Dec 6th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Don't forget to shop locally this holiday season! And to make the holidays just a little brighter, all metered parking is free Monday, December 17 through Monday, December 24. Learn more about holiday downtown parking.

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed Nov 28th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There will be a CDBG/HOME Application Workshop on Thursday, December 6, 2012, from 9-11:30 a.m. in the Missouri Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive South). The workshop is free, but pre-registration is required. Attendees must register by December 4. Call 455-8407 to register. 

  • Planning and Community Development | Tue Nov 27th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City is currently asking for comments and feedback on the Proposed Citizen Participation Plan. In order to continue to receive CDBG and HOME federal grant funds, the City must prepare a Citizen Participation Plan as a component of the Consolidated Plan. Learn more here.

  • Planning and Community Development | Mon Nov 26th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    As part of the Growth Policy Update, the Physical Working Group will be meeting on the following Thursdays: November 29, and December 6 and 13, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Gibson  Room of the Civic Center (note new location). The meetings are open to the public.

  • Planning and Community Development | Thu Nov 8th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    It's holiday time once again, which means it’s time to purchase your official 2012 City of Great Falls holiday ornament.  This year’s ornament features Great Falls High School and is designed by local artist, Sheree Nelson. The ornaments are made in the USA of fine art grade pewter and are available for $15.

  • Planning and Community Development | Tue Oct 30th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Residents are being asked to participate in a Downtown Parking Survey. The Parking Advisory Commission is encouraging citizens to participate in the survey and is seeking input on ways to improve the downtown parking program. The twenty-four question survey is currently available online until the close of business next Wednesday, November 7.

  • Planning and Community Development | Tue Oct 23rd, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    As part of the Growth Policy Update, the Economic Working Group will be meeting on Thursdays, November 1, 8 and 15 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Planning and Community Development Conference Room (1st floor of the Civic Center, office 112). The meetings are open to the public.

  • Planning and Community Development | Tue Oct 23rd, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Anyone interested in the development of Downtown Great Falls is encouraged to attend the Downtown Design Charrette on Wednesday, November 7 from 6-8 p.m. in the Missouri Room of the Civic Center. Learn more here.

  • Planning and Community Development | Tue Sep 25th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Growth Policy Environmental Working Group will begin meeting this Thursday, September 27 and October 4 and 11 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Planning and Community Development Conference Room (1st floor of the Civic Center, office 112). The meetings are open to the public. The Environmental Working Group will focus on issues related to natural resources, open spaces, storm water, conservation and environmental health.

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed Sep 5th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The 2012/2013 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) is available for review.

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed Sep 5th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Residents were encouraged to participate in one of four Growth Policy working groups (social, environmental, economic and physical). The Social Working Group will be meeting on Thursday, September 6 and Thursday, September 13, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Rainbow Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive South). The meetings are open to the public.

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Aug 24th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    At the Growth Policy Open House residents were encouraged to sign up for one of the four working groups that will be looking at key elements of the Growth Policy (social, environmental, economic and physical). The Social Working Group will be meeting on the following Thursdays, August 30, September 6 and 13, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Rainbow Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive South). The meetings are open to the public.

  • Planning and Community Development | Tue Aug 7th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City of Great Falls is updating its Growth Policy, as required by Montana State law.

  • Planning and Community Development | Mon Aug 6th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The public is invited to the Community Open House for the Growth Policy Update tonight, Monday, August 6 at 6 pm in the Missouri Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive S). The Community Open House is open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend to learn more about the update process and become a part of Great Falls’ future.

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Jul 27th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The public is invited to a Community Open House on Monday, August 6 at 6 pm in the Missouri Room, to help launch the Growth Policy Update process. Learn more about the Growth Policy Update here.

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed Jun 27th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    A graphic designer is wanted to assist with the City's Growth Policy Update. This is an opportunity for new and seasoned designers (and students) looking to expand their portfolio and experience base. No compensation will be provided, however those interested will assist in logo and tagline development and gain experience in developing maps, educational materials, display boards and the layout of the final document. Learn more here.

  • Planning and Community Development | Sat May 19th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    A community meeting was held Wednesday, May 23 on the City's proposed Complete Streets Policy. Learn more about Complete Streets, the proposed policy and view the presentation here.

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Apr 27th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Downtown property owners, business owners or developers seeking to rehabilitate historic downtown properties are invited to submit an application for the second phase of the Technical Assistance Grant Program. Learn more about the program here.

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Apr 13th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The 2012 Great Falls-Cascade County Historic Preservation Awards is Thursday May 24, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in the Missouri Room of the Civic Center.  Come discover Cascade County’s hidden gems. The reception is free and open to the public.

  • Planning and Community Development | Mon Mar 12th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

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