News and Press Releases

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Dec 10th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Park and Recreation is offering  swim lessons at the Morony Natatorium swimming pool for children from 6 months and older PLUS adult swim lessons.  Classes are held on Saturday mornings beginning January 5th – February 9th. Call 771-1265 for more information.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Dec 10th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Community Rec Center and the Nat are offering a “Body Transformation Challenge" starting January 1.  Participants will have access to the Community Recreation Center Fitness area and the Natatorium water exercise programs.  Other benefits include training sessions, nutrition classes, a weekly newsletter, body composition testing and weekly weigh-ins. Learn more here.

  • 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.

  • Community | Fri Dec 7th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

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

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Dec 7th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Park and Recreation Department received a $41,100 River Fund grant to replace the Broadwater Bay Boat Ramp. This project will replace an old section of the boat ramp with a new, push-in concrete slab and ensure uninterrupted, safe boat access for recreationalists.

  • Fire | Fri Dec 7th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Looks like snow is on its way just in time for the Christmas Stroll! A winter weather advisory is in effect from 5 p.m Friday, December 7, through 5 p.m. Saturday, December 8, for elevations below 5,000 feet. Snow accumulations of around 2-5 inches can be expected for lower elevations. Please use caution and safety when driving.

  • 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.

  • Community | Thu Dec 6th, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  • Animal Shelter | Tue Dec 4th, 2012 | full story
    Animal Shelter Seeking Holiday Donations

    The Great Falls Animal Shelter Volunteer Program, the Shelter Sidekicks, placed a “Caring Paws for the Cause” giving tree at Petcetra to benefit the animals at the Great Falls Animal Shelter. Items included on the tree are from the Shelter’s wish list. Learn more about participating here.

  • Community | Fri Nov 30th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Library is hosting a Gadget Petting Zoo on Saturday, December 15 from 12-2 p.m. where patrons can preview a variety of electronic gadgets, including an iPad, iPod, smartphone, laptop, and e-readers. This is a great opportunity to look at all the options out there, before making a purchase. Staff will be available to answer questions and offer assistance.

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Nov 30th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Find your perfect match at the Subaru “Share the Love” Adoption Event, Friday, December 14, from 12-5 p.m. at Bennett Motors in Downtown Great Falls. Adoption fees will be waived for all animals 10 years and older. Adoption fees for animals younger than 10 years will be $70 for cats and $80 for dogs.

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Nov 29th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Morony Natatorium Pool will reopen Monday, December 3rd.  The pool was closed for annual maintenance and to install the new boilers.  View the schedule here.

  • 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. 

  • Public Works | Wed Nov 28th, 2012 | full story
  • 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.

  • Municipal Court | Mon Nov 26th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The annual Canned Food Day in City Court is Friday, December 7, 2012, from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. During this event, defendants who are making monthly payments on fines have the option of bringing in canned food in lieu of December’s payment. 

  • 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.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Nov 26th, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


    DATE:  November 26, 2012

    CONTACT: Todd Seymanski, 771-1265
    City Forester

  • Animal Shelter | Wed Nov 21st, 2012 | full story
  • Community | Wed Nov 21st, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  • Animal Shelter | Wed Nov 21st, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Your mission if you choose to accept it… is to provide a forever home to a shelter animal. The Great Falls Animal Shelter will be hosting a 2 day event on Tues. and Wed. (Nov. 27 and 28) from 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., where all adoptions will be free! In lieu of adoption fees the shelter will be accepting donations for the Guardian Angel Fund. This offer will self-destruct Wednesday, at 5:30 p.m.

  • Community | Mon Nov 19th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 22 - 23, for the Thanksgiving holiday. There will be no residential sanitation collection on Thanksgiving Day, and collection will be one day later than the regular schedule for customers on Thursday and Friday.

  • Community | Wed Nov 14th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    This is Amnesty Week at the Library. During the week patron's can reduce or erase library fines by donating non-perishable food items. For every can or item of non-perishable food donated, $5 in fines will be deducted from a library account, with a maximum of $50 deducted per account. Amnesty Week ends on Saturday, December 15.

  • City Commission | Wed Nov 14th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Applications are available for the City Commission seat which will be vacated next month. Commissioners are required to be residents and qualified electors of the City of Great Falls. The Commission will be reviewing applications and conducting interviews. Applications are due Friday, November 30.

  • Fiscal Services | Tue Nov 13th, 2012 | full story

    The City of Great Falls will no longer offer budget billing effective December 15, 2012.