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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.


LOLO COMMUNITY COUNCIL

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

Membership: Maximum number of members: 7; the 7th member is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners in order to achieve balance in community representation. 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: Max. 7
(3 Year Terms)
  Term Ending Date: (approx.)
Emmett Briggs Board of County Commissioner-appointed member [does not file for Special District Election].  5/31/15
Gary Buehler Re-elected by acclamation 2012 for new 3-year term 5/31/15
Bob Ensminger Elected by acclamation 2014 for new three-year term 5/31/17
William Geer Elected by acclamation 2013 for new three-year term 5/31/16
Sue Hadnot Elected by acclamation 2013 for new three-year term 5/31/16
Devin Jackson (Missed filing deadline for 2012 Special District Election).  Reappointed by BCC for new 3-year term. 5/31/15
Nicole "Cola" Rowley Elected by acclamation 2014 for three-year term 5/31/17
Contact Information: LCC, Post Office Box 1633, Lolo, MT 59847-1633 or click here for the Lolo Community Council website.

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LOLO MOSQUITO CONTROL DISTRICT BOARD

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: 7-22-2401 MCA

Membership: Maximum number of members: 5

Members: (3 year terms) Notes: Term Ending Date:
Jean Belangie-Nye (Chair) 12/31/16
Fred Bremer Member
[Appointed 4-25-12]
12/31/15
John Fuchs Member 12/31/14
Gerald Marks Representing Missoula
County Weed Control
Department
N/A
JoAnne Stewart (Secretary) 12/31/15
VACANT Member 12/31/16
Contact Information: 406-258-4200 or www.mslacountyweed.org

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MARIJUANA INITIATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: Initiative 2006-02: Alter Law Enforcement Priorities and Make Adult Marijuana Offenses the Lowest Law Enforcement Priority in Missoula County

Membership: Maximum number of members: 9. Self-Governing Committee

Members:
(2 Year Terms)
Notes:
BOARD IS INACTIVE AT THIS TIME
Term Ending Date:
  Criminal Defense Attorney  
  Harm Reduction Advocate  
  Drug Abuse &
Prevention Counselor
 
  County Resident  
  (Chair)
Civil Liberties Advocate
 
  Medical Marijuana Patient  
  County Resident  
  Criminal Defense Attorney  
  County Resident  
Contact Information: 406-880-4678 or www.co.missoula.mt.us/initiative2/news.aspx

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MISSOULA DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: Resolution 97-032

Membership: Maximum number of members: 7

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
Notes:  Term Ending Date:
Commissioner Michele Landquist Serves at pleasure
of the County
Commissioners
N/A
Commissioner Bill Carey Serves at pleasure
of the County
Commissioners
N/A
Chuck Keegan (Chair) 6/30/17
Dick King Ex Officio Member N/A
Neal Leathers Member 6/30/16
[Nancy Moe - resigned 9/25/14] Member 6/30/16
Stacy Rye Member 6/30/15
Jim Valeo Member 6/30/17
Shawn Horton DirecTV Representative 6/30/16
Contact Information: www.co.missoula.mt.us/dev%5Fpark/

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OPEN LANDS CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: Created in accordance with the Open Space Land and Voluntary Easement Act.  Resolution No. 2006-093 - per Section 76-6-101 MCA

Membership: Maximum number of members: 17 (13 voting members; up to 4 technical advisors). Members should have experience w/working ranches/farms/timberlands; natural resources; state, tribal and federal agencies; banking/finance; business; and communications.

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
Notes: Term Ending Date:
Becky Anderson Member 12/31/15
Jock Conyngham (Alternate) 12/31/14
Jim Cusker Member 12/31/15
Anne Dahl Member 12/31/16
Carolyn Demin (Vice Chair) 12/31/14
Donna Erickson Advisor N/A
Jeanne Hall (Alternate) 12/31/14
Andy Hayes Member 12/31/14
Vacant Member 12/31/15
Addrien Marx Member 12/31/16
Caryn Miske Member 12/31/15
Vacant (Alternate) 12/31/16
Sharon Sweeney Member 12/31/14
Marcia Valeo Member 12/31/16
Alicia Vanderheiden Member 12/31/15
Juanita Vero (Chair) 12/31/14
Heather Wills Member 12/31/16
Contact Information:  click here for the OLC website.

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PARKS AND TRAILS ADVISORY BOARD [Missoula County] (formerly Missoula County Park Board)

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: County Resolution #81-153 rescinded; Resolution No. 2012-061 adopted (July 10, 2012);  per 7-1-201(2)(c) and 71-203 MCA

Membership: Maximum number of members: 7 (plus 2 Alternate Members)

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
Notes:  Term Ending Date:
Commissioner Bill Carey Serves at pleasure of the
County Commissioners
N/A
Sue Brown Member 6/30/16
Bill Dahlgren (1st Alternate) 6/30/17
Jim Dayton Member 6/30/16
Chris Hale Member 6/30/17
Dan Morgan Member 6/30/17
Anne Rupkalvis Member 6/30/15
Martha Yates Chair 6/30/17
Sue Stanley (2nd Alternate) 6/30/15
Contact Information: http://www.co.missoula.mt.us/mccaps/ParksTrails/ParkBoard.htm

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PLANNING BOARD [Missoula Consolidated]

(Appointments are made by County Commissioners, Mayor AND City Council)

Authorization: Created on 11/23/1987 by Interlocal Agreement; amended 4/1/1996 in accordance with 76-1 and 7-11-1 MCA. New Bylaws/Interlocal Agreement, October 2005.

Membership: Maximum number of members: 9 (plus 2 alternates); limit of three consecutive terms:

County Appointments:
(2 Year Terms)
  Term Ending Date:
Dick Ainsworth Member 12/31/15
Tim Ibey Member 12/31/15
Christine Marie Tutty Johnson Member 12/31/15
Nathan Lucke (Alternate) 12/31/15
Jerry O’Connell Member 12/31/15
Contact Information: For City appointments and/or further info go to: www.ci.missoula.mt.us/mayor/PlanningBoard.htm

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PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: 2001 Legislature made changes to membership of the County's P&Z Commission by adding 2 citizen members.

Membership: Two citizen members that do not meet on a regular basis; called upon when necessary to decide on matters concerning Citizen-Initiated Zoning Districts.

Please note that the Planning and Zoning Commission is comprised of three county commissioners, either the county surveyor or the county clerk and recorder, and two citizen members each of whom resides in a different Citizen Initiated Zoning District.

Citizen Members:
(2 Year Terms)
Notes: Term Ending Date:
Dick Ainsworth   12/31/14
Sylvia Weisenburger   12/31/15
Contact Information: Missoula County Community and Planning Services: 406-258-4657 or www.co.missoula.mt.us/mccaps/BoardsCommittees.htm

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SEELEY LAKE COMMUNITY COUNCIL

Authorization: The Seeley Lake 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:
(3 Year Terms)
  Term Ending Date: (approx.)
Ken Barber Elected by acclamation 2014 for 3-year term 5/31/17
Jack Greenwood Elected by acclamation 2013 for new three-year term 5/31/16
Jan Guelff Elected by acclamation 2012 for new 3-year term 5/31/15
Kathy Kahnle Elected by acclamation 2014 for 3-year term 5/31/17
Duane Schlabach "BCC-appointed" member for three-year term 5/31/16
Chris Stout Elected by acclamation 2012 for new 3-year term 5/31/15
Klaus von Stutterheim Elected by acclamation 2013 for new three-year term 5/31/16
Contact Information: P.O. Box 30, Seeley Lake, MT 59868-0030 or click here for the Seeley Lake Community Council website.

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SEELEY LAKE CEMETERY DISTRICT 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:
Linda Clark Member 4/30/15
Joni Diamond Member 4/30/17
Coleen Done Member/Secretary 4/30/16
Marvin Rapp Sexton/Manager N/A
Gary Wayne Groundskeeper N/A
Joan Wollan Volunteer/Treasurer N/A
Contact Information: Seeley Lake District Cemetery, P.O. Box 152, Seeley Lake, MT 59868 or 406-677-3409

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SEELEY LAKE REFUSE DISTRICT BOARD

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: 7-13-2 MCA, BCC Resolution 229 adopted 10/22/1974 and amended January 24, 1983 by Resolution 83-04

Membership: Maximum number of members: 5

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
Notes:  GROUP IS INACTIVE AT THIS TIME Term Ending Date:
Contact Information: P.O. Box 1317, Seeley Lake, MT 59868 or Refuse Site Office #: 406-677-0207

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SWAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL

Authorization: The Swan Valley 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 Ending Date: (approx.)
Kenneth Donovan Elected by acclamation 2012 for new 3-year term 5/31/15
Dwayne Forder (Chair) Elected by acclamation 2013 for new three-year term 5/31/16
'Cilla' Ann Moseley Appointed by BCC 8/20/2013 to fill vacant term; must run in 2016 Special District Election 5/31/16
Vernon Sharp (Vice-Chair) Elected by acclamation 2012 for new 3-year term 5/31/15
Marcia Tapp Appointed by BCC 2014 to fill vacant term; must run in 2017 Special District Election 5/31/17
Contact Information: SVCC, Post Office Box 1156, Condon, MT 59826 or click here for the Swan Valley Community Council website.

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TAX APPEAL BOARD

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: 15-15-1001(1) MCA

Membership: Maximum number of members: 3. Frequency of meetings determined by caseload (October through December) to hear appeals from County residents concerning property values and property taxes.

County Appointments:
(3 Year Terms)
Notes: Term Ending Date:
Jim Fairbanks Member 12/31/15
[Dale Jackson] Member 12/31/14
Russ Lockner Member 12/31/14
Michael Nave Member 12/31/16
Contact Information: Office of County Commissioners: 406-258-4877

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[MISSOULA] URBAN TRANSPORTATION BOARD (MUTD)

(Appointments are made by County Commissioners AND Mayor)

Authorization: 7-14-212 MCA and an Interlocal Agreement (1993)

Membership: Seven members

County Appointments:
(4 Year Terms)
Notes: Term Ending Date:
Commissioner Michele Landquist Serves at pleasure
of the County
Commissioners
N/A
Melanie Brock New Member 12/31/17
Andrea Davis Member 12/31/15
Dick King Ex Officio Member 12/31/14
Don MacArthur Alternating City/
County Appointee

COUNTY APPOINTMENT for 2013-2016 TERM
12/31/16
Contact Information: For Mayor Appointments and/or further info, go to: www.ci.missoula.mt.us/mayor/Trans.Board.htm or www.mountainline.com

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WEED CONTROL BOARD

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: 7-1-2 MCA and Resolution 81 adopted 10/1/1996

Membership: 9 Regular Members; 2 Alternates

Members:
(3 Year Terms)
  Term Ending Date:
Andy Hayes [Appointed by County Commissioners 5/14/14 to fill unexpired term] 12/31/16
Paul Heihn Member 12/31/16
George Hirschenberger Member 12/31/15
Robin Innes Chair 12/31/14
Doug Kopp Member 12/31/15
Jim Olivarez Member 12/31/14
John Rimel Member 12/31/15
Dennis Vander Meer Member 12/31/16
Joan Wallenburn Member 12/31/14
VACANT 1st and 2nd Alternate terms 12/31/2013 and 12/31/2014
Contact Information: 406-258-4200 or www.mslacountyweed.org

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WEST VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL

Authorization: The West Valley Community Council was created per approval by the electorate in the November 4, 2008 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: NOTE:  Bylaws amended.  Members can live in any of the following Districts:  34 = Spring Meadows 1 (HD 14); 35 = Frenchtown 2 (HD 100); 36/37/38 = Frenchtown 1 (HD 14).

Term Ending Date: (approx.)
Jeri Delys (Chair)  Elected by acclamation 2013 for new three-year term 5/31/16
Colbert Howell, Sr. (Treasurer)  Re-elected by acclamation 2014 for new three-year term 5/31/17
VACANT [No applications or filings in 2014 for new 3-year term] 5/31/17
Caryn Miske Missed election filing deadline; re-appointed by County Commissioners for new three-year term 5/31/16
Larry Popp Appointed by County Commissioners 3/20/13 to fill unexpired term 5/31/15
Contact Information: WVCC, Post OFfice Box 14, Frenchtown, MT 59834 or click here for the West Valley Community Council website.

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ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

(All appointments are made by County Commissioners)

Authorization: Missoula County Zoning Resolution 76-113 and 47-16 RCM, 1947

Membership: 5 Regular Members & 3 Alternates

County Appointments:
(2 Year Terms)
  Term Ending Date:
Robert Braach Member 12/31/14
Jerry Ford Member 12/31/15
Paul Forsting (1st Alternate) 12/31/14
Mark Kobos Member 12/31/14
Nate McConnell Member 12/31/14
Andy Mefford (3rd Alternate) 12/31/14
Chad Powell (2nd Alternate) 12/31/14
Lawrence Reichelt Member 12/31/15
Contact Information: Office of County Commissioners: 406-258-4877

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