The monthly County Talk program on KGVO featured County Commissioners Dave Strohmaier and Juanita Vero in the studio and Josh Slotnick on the phone to answer questions from listeners and to address county issues.
Missoula’s County Commissioners Dave Strohmaier, Josh Slotnick and Juanita Vero, along with Public Works Supervisor Shane Stack all appeared on the KGVO Montana Morning News Show for their monthly ‘County Talk’ program.
For the first time, Missoula Mayor John Engen, and Missoula County Commissioners Dave Strohmaier, Josh Slotnick and Juanita Vero appeared together on KGVO’s Montana Morning News show, in response to an invitation following a press conference on camping in the urban wild.
Mayor John Engen and all three Missoula County Commissioners held a press conference on Tuesday outside the County Courthouse along with Director of Missoula Emergency Management Adriane Beck to announce an end to illegal camping in the ‘urban wild’ and to create safe, indoor housing for those who are termed ‘unhoused residents’.
Missoula County Commissioner Josh Slotnick spoke to KGVO on Wednesday about House Bill 464, introduced by Kalispell Representative Keith Regier that would abolish the local option gas tax in Missoula, and throughout the state.
A letter from Mayor John Engen and the Board of Missoula County Commissioners to County Health Officer Ellen Leahy on Wednesday expressed support for Leahy and the County Health Board to make the wearing of a mask or cloth face covering mandatory for both employees and patrons.
Both the Mayor and the Missoula County Commissioners have officially asked Health Officer Ellen Leahy to institute a mandatory masking order ‘in businesses licensed by the Missoula City County Health Department or City of Missoula’.