The Missoula City Council has no public hearings or final decisions on its Monday agenda. However, the consent agenda includes a bid award for roadwork at Johnson Street and North Avenue to AAA Construction worth $258,241.82, and approval of a buy-sell agreement with Richard Morgenstern to purchase approximately 1.14 acres by the City Wastewater Treatment Plant for $103,038.00. These items typically aren't debated during the meeting, although public comment on them is allowed. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in Missoula City Hall, 435 Ryman St.
A hearing on six lots in the Valley Estates subdivision south of Mullan Road off Douglas Drive leads the Missoula County commissioner's Wednesday meeting agenda. The commissioners will also review the Phelps Addition rezoning request near the corner of West Broadway and Flynn Lane. And they hope to award bids for building a major sewer project along Mullan Road, assuming the county and opponents in the Mullan Road Coalition reach a lawsuit settlement before the meeting. The meeting takes place at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Missoula County Courthouse Annex room 201.
The Missoula Consolidated Planning Board has an unusual double meeting this week. Its first gathering takes place Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in Missoula City Hall. There are two public hearings Tuesday. One is a request to rezone a 79-acre parcel from "SRR" (Semi-Rural Residential) to "RLD-2" (Residential Low Density) for land at the east end of Saint Andrews Way via Gleneagle Way. The second is a request to subdivide a 45.65-acre parcel into 67 residential lots and 3 commercial lots at Turah Meadows. The property is located directly west of the Turah exit from Interstate 90 and Rustic/Turah Road.
Wednesday's session features two more public hearings in County Courthouse Annex room 201 at 7:30 p.m. The first hearing is a subdivision Request for Stonehaven Estates to split an 8-acre parcel into 4 residential lots. The property is located at 7373 Stonehaven Avenue in the Upper Miller Creek area. The second is a subdivision Request at Jasmine Place to split a 2.05-acre parcel into 12 residential lots. The property is located on the south side of River Road near Lafray Lane.
The Missoula Redevelopment Agency meets Wednesday at noon in Mountain West Bank, 1821 South Ave. Its long agenda includes changes to the agency bylaws, a review of the 2004 budget, and projects for ULI, Missoula Federal Credit Union, Warehouse Mall, Caras Park restrooms, iConnect Fiber Hotel, the MRL pedestrian trestle bridge, and the Paoli Building. The board will also hear updates on McCormick Park planning, the Riverfront Triangle and area trails.
The Air Pollution Control Board meets Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Health Board Conference Room, 301 W. Alder St. It will consider sending a letter to Montana's congressional delegation requesting opposition to H.R. 1588, the Defense Authorization Bill for fiscal year 2004. The board is concerned about a provision that would exempt the Department of Defense from public health and environmental laws, including the Clean Air Act, Endangered Species Act and other regulations. Public comment will be taken at the meeting.
The Missoula Public Library Board meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the library downstairs meeting room, 301 E. Main St. Agenda details were not available Friday.
The Missoula Urban Transit Board meets Thursday at noon in City Hall to consider changes to bus routes and the 2004 budget.
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