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Following is a listing of detailed information for all Missoula County Boards and Commissions.  If you have any questions or you are unable to located a particular board or commission, please contact us.


9-1-1 ADVISORY BOARD

Authorization: 7-11-1 MCA; County Resolution 81

Membership: 7 members consisting of:

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
Notes: Term Ending Date:
Mike Painter   12/31/15
Contact Information: www.co.missoula.mt.us/911center

AGING SERVICES GOVERNING BOARD

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: Area XI Area Agency on Aging as determined by the County Commissioners in accordance with Sec. 305(c)(3) of the OAA of 1965, as amended.

Membership: Maximum number of members: 15

 

Members:  11-13
(3 Year Terms)

Meetings held 5 times a year @ Missoula Aging Services (11:45 am to 1:30 pm).  For meeting dates, please call 406-728-7682.

 

Term Ending Date:
Commissioner Jean Curtiss Serves at pleasure of the County
Commissioners
N/A
Diane Beck Member 6/30/16
Barb Blanchard Member 6/30/16
Maureen Fleming, PhD Member 6/30/14
Leslie Halligan Member 6/30/14
Renee Hofeldt Member 6/30/16
Karl Jones (Treasurer) 6/30/15
Edine Loran Member 6/30/15
Jeff Mathis Member 6/30/15
Margaret McManus (Vice Chair) 6/30/14
Burke Townsend (Chair) 6/30/16
Jonathan Weisul, M.D. Member 6/30/14
Dick Haines - LIAISON Missoula City Council Ward 5 N/A
Contact Information: Missoula Aging Services: 406-728-7682 or www.missoulaagingservices.org

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AIRPORT AUTHORITY BOARD

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: Title 67, Chapter 11 MCA; Resolution 80-183

Membership: Maximum number of members: 7; limit of two consecutive terms

Members:
(5 Year Terms)
  Term End Date:
Barbara Martens (Missoula Development Park Manager) Missoula County Employee 12/31/16
Larry Anderson Member 12/31/14
Barbara Berens (County Auditor) Missoula County Employee
12/31/16
Louie Knudsen Honorary Member N/A
Barbara Martens Missoula County Employee 12/31/16
Gerald McConnell Member 12/31/15
Jack Meyer (1st Alternate) 12/31/15
Stephen Powell, M.D. Member 12/31/16
Jeffrey M. Roth, Esq. New Member 12/31/18
Paul Stafford Member 12/31/17
Shane Stack (2nd Alternate) 12/31/15
Contact Information: 406-728-4381 or www.flymissoula.com/index.aspx/Airport_Authority/Meetings_Schedule

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ANIMAL CONTROL BOARD

(Appointments are made by County Commissioners AND City Council)

Authorization: 6.08.030 Missoula Municipal Code, Interlocal Agreement #113 between the City of Missoula and Missoula County, 7-23-103 MCA.

Membership: Maximum number of members: 5; limit of three consecutive terms:

County Appointments:
(2 Year Terms)
Notes: Term End Date:
W. Lynn Gontarek-Garberson Member 12/31/14
Caryn Miske Member 12/31/16
Ken Hannum, DVM (Chair)
Ongoing Appointment
N/A
For City Appointments and/or further info, go to: www.ci.missoula.mt.us/mayor/AnimalControl.htm

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BIG SKY PARK STEWARDSHIP COMMITTEE

(FORMERLY “TOWER STREET” PARK STEWARDSHIP COMMITTEE)
(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: 7-1-201(2)(c) MCA

Membership: Maximum number of members: 12

Members:   Term End Date:
Kim Ashwell Citizen Member 3/31/16
Laura Bakker Citizen Member 3/31/15
Janie Blakely Representing Horseman’s Council N/A
Bill Dahlgren Representing Westside Little League N/A
Brad Engebretson Representing American Legion N/A
Natalie Harrington (Vice Chair)
Citizen Member
3/31/16
Frank Hendrix Representing Fastpitch Softball N/A
Dawn Kato (Secretary)
Citizen Member
3/31/16
Wally Sept Citizen Member 3/31/15
Contact Information: http://www.co.missoula.mt.us/rural/Parks.htm

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BONNER - MILLTOWN COMMUNITY COUNCIL

Authorization: The Bonner Milltown Community Council was created by the Board of County Commissioners in accordance with MCA 7-3-111 and MCA 7-3-417

Membership: Council Members whose terms are expiring in a given year – or citizens that wish to run for a Council position - must submit nominating petitions for election at the Special District Election held in May of that year.

Members:   Term End Date: (approx.)
Charles J. Erickson Appointed by BCC; must run in May 2016 Special District Election 5/31/16
Donald Felton Elected by acclamation 2011 for new 3-year term 5/31/14
VACANT   5/31/16
Olivia Riutta Elected by acclamation 2012 for new 3-year term 5/31/15
Karl Uhlig Elected by acclamation 2012 for new 3-year term 5/31/15
Contact Information: Bonner CC, P.O. Box 655, Milltown, MT 59851 or click here for the Bonner Milltown Community Council website.

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COUNTY COMPENSATION COMMITTEE

Authorization: HB 345 (establishes a county compensation board in each county)

Membership: Maximum number of members: 9

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
  Term Ending Date:
Barbara Berens County Auditor N/A
Lynda Brown Citizen Member 7/24/15
Bill Carey County Commissioner N/A
Jack Chambers Citizen Member 7/24/14
Jean Curtiss County Commissioner N/A
Shirley Faust Clerk of Court N/A
Michele Landquist County Commissioner N/A
Fred VanValkenburg County Attorney N/A
Vickie Zeier Clerk & Recorder/Treasurer N/A
Contact Information: Missoula County (Human Resources): 406-258-4874

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EAST MISSOULA COMMUNITY COUNCIL

Authorization: The East Missoula Community Council was created by the Board of County Commissioners in accordance with MCA 7-3-111 and MCA 7-3-417

Membership: Council Members whose terms are expiring in a given year – or citizens that wish to run for a Council position - must submit nominating petitions for election at the Special District Election held in May of that year.

Members:  5   Term Ending Date: (approx.)
   
Dick Ainsworth Elected by acclamation for new 3-year term 5/31/16
Colin Hickey Appointed by BCC for new 3-yr term; must run in 2016 Special District Election 5/31/16
Ken Jenkins Re-elected by acclamation 2012 for new 3-year term 5/31/15
Keri McWilliams Appointed by BCC 5-1-12 to fill new 3-year term 5/31/15
Rick Stephens 2011: Elected by acclamation for new 3-year term 5/31/14
Contact Information: EMCC, Post Office Box 11, Milltown, MT 59851-0011 or click here for the East Missoula Community Council website.

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EVARO-FINLEY-O'KEEFE COMMUNITY COUNCIL

Authorization: The Evaro-Finley-O'Keefe Community Council was created per approval by the electorate in the November 2009 General Election.

Membership: Maximum number of members: 5.  Council Members whose terms are expiring in a given year – or citizens that wish to run for a Council position - must submit nominating petitions for election at the Special District Election held in May of that year.

Members:   Term Ending Date: (approx.)
Andy Hayes Appointed 1/10/13 by BCC to fill vacant unexpired term; must run in May 2015 Special District Election for new 3-year term 5/31/15
Paul Heihn Eelected by acclamation 2011 for new 3-year term 5/31/14
Ada Reep Reelected by acclamation 2012 for new 3-year term 5/31/15
Meggen Ryan Reelected by acclamation 2013 for new 3-year term 5/31/16
Janet Stevens Appointed by BCC for 3-year term; must run in May 2014 Special District Election 5/31/14
Contact Information:  EFOCC, Post Office Box 17424, Missoula, MT 59808 or
click here for the EFOCC website.

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FAIRGROUNDS (MISSOULA COUNTY) ADVISORY COMMITTEE

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization:  7-1-201 through 7-1-203 MCA

Membership: Maximum number of members: 15

Members:  3-year terms
  Term Ending Date:
Diane Beck Chair 9/30/16
Chris Behan Member 9/30/15
Jason DeCunzo Member 9/30/14
Maureen Fleming Member 9/30/14
Eric Gabster Member 9/30/14
Laura Henning Member 9/30/15
Bob Homer Member 9/30/14
Donna Hubbert Member 9/30/15
David G. Miller Member 9/30/16
Jedediah Rogers Member 9/30/16
Jason Shearer Member 9/30/16
Jon Wilkins Member 9/30/14
Tim Winger Member 9/30/15
Representative from County Extension Office   Ex Officio Member
Representative from County Commissioners   Ex Officio Member
Contact Information: Office of County Fairgrounds: 406-258-3247 or Office of County Commissioners: 406-258-4877

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FLORENCE-CARLTON CEMETERY BOARD

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: 7-35-2107 MCA

Membership: Maximum number of members: 3

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
Notes: Term Ending Date:
Jeff Crews   12/31/14
Elizabeth Maclay   12/31/15
Robert Porch   12/31/16
Contact Information: Office of County Commissioners: 406-258-4877

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HEALTH BOARD [City-County]

(Appointments are made by County Commissioners AND City Council)

Authorization: Missoula City/County Interlocal Agreement, Montana Codes Annotated 50-2-106

Membership: 7 members (plus an 8th member who serves on the Water Quality District Board)

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
Notes: Term Ending Date:
Commissioner Jean Curtis Serves at pleasure
of the County
Commissioners
N/A
Teresa Henry Member 12/31/16
Garon C. Smith (Chair) 12/31/14
Contact Information: For City Appointments and/or further info, go to: www.ci.missoula.mt.us/mayor/HealthBoard.htm

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HISTORICAL MUSEUM BOARD

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: Missoula County Resolutions 87-093 and 95-001

Membership:  Five voting members; one alternate

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
Notes: Term Ending Date:
Mike Fussell Chair 12/31/14
Coby Johnson Member 12/31/16
Addrien Marx Member 12/31/15
E. Macdougall Palmer Alternate 12/31/16
John Rimel Member 12/31/16
Don Spritzer Member 12/31/15
Contact Information: Historical Museum, Fort Missoula: 406-728-3476 or www.ftmslamuseum@montana.com

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IMPACT FEE ADVISORY BOARD

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: Created by the BCC in accordance with Section 7-6-1604, MCA

Membership: Maximum number of members: 5  One member shall represent the development community.  One member shall be a certified CPA. Up to two alternates may be appointed.

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
Notes: Term Ending Date:
Barbara Berens [CPA] Vice Chair 12/31/11
Bruce Bugbee   12/31/12
Dale Mahlum (Chair) 12/31/12
Kevin Mytty   12/31/13
VACANT 12/31/13
Contact Information: Office of County Commissioners: 406-258-4877

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LARCHMONT GOLF COURSE BOARD

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: Resolution 87-046

Membership: Maximum number of members: 7

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
  Term Ending Date:
Commissioner Michele Landquist Serves at pleasure
of the County
Commissioners
N/A
Jim Conkle Member 12/31/15
Janet Dean Member 12/31/16
Max Good Member 12/31/14
Brent Harshbarger (1st Alternate) 12/31/16
Craig Rawlings Member 12/31/14
Peter Ridgeway Member 12/31/15
Peter Tucker Member 12/31/14
Michael Fredrickson 2nd Alternate 12/31/16
Contact Information: 3200 Ft. Missoula Rd, Missoula, MT 59804. 406-721-4435 or larchmont@montana.com

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LIBRARY BOARD

(Appointments are made by County Commissioners AND Mayor)

Authorization: Interlocal Agreement between City and County of Missoula and 2.48.010 MMC

Membership: Maximum number of members: 5; limit of two consecutive terms

Members:
(5 Year Terms)
  Term Ending Date:
Kathryn Doney Member 6/30/18
Matt English BCC-appointed Alternate Member 6/30/17
Rita Henkel (County-appointed City Resident) 6/30/14
Christine Prescott Member 6/30/17
Margaret Wafstet Member 6/30/18
Contact Information: For Mayor Appointment and/or further info, go to: www.ci.missoula.mt.us/mayor/LibraryBoard.htm

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LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE

Authorization: Public Law 99-499, Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986

Membership: Maximum number of members: 16

Members:
(2 Year Terms)
Notes: Term Ending Date:
Missoula County Commissioner [rotates yearly] Serves at pleasure of the County Commissioners  
Colleen Baldwin County Citizen 12/31/14
Philip Russ County Citizen 12/31/14
Debbie Dantic City Citizen  
Jim Sylvester City Citizen  
City Council Member Elected Official - City Council  
Chief of Police Missoula Police Department  
Sheriff Carl Ibsen Missoula County Sheriff Dept.  
Mike Painter Missoula City Fire  
Bill Colwell Missoula Rural Fire  
Frank Maradeo County Fire Protection Assn.  
Chris Lounsbury County Disaster & Emergency Services Director  
Jeff Adams MT Rail Link,
Transportation Industry Rep
 
Mike Gregor Hexon Chemical,
Fixed Facility Rep
 
Sandy Cain American Red Cross  
Leanne Vreeland St. Patrick Hospital  
Basia Benbenek Community Medical Center  
Dan Corti University of Montana  
Peter Nielsen
Ellen Leahy (Disaster Planning Committee)
City-County Health Department  
Greg Robertson (Disaster Planning Committee) County Public Works  
Kevin Slovarp (Disaster Planning Committee) City Public Works  
Marnie McClain (Disaster Planning Committee) County Attorney  
Jim Nugent (Disaster Planning Committee) City Attorney  
Don Whalen (Disaster Planning Committee) MESI   
Contact Information: Missoula County Office of Emergency Services @ 406-258-4758 or www.co.missoula.mt.us/oes/

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