Even though the filing season is still a year off, political newcomer Jacob Elder has already made it very plain that he is taking aim on the position that has been held by John Engen for the last 16 years, Mayor of Missoula.
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’.
Tax Increment Financing has been a part of the city of Missoula’s lexicon since the 1970’s when Southgate Mall was built and the downtown area was labeled as blighted and designated as an urban renewal district.
The monthly City Talk seminar was held for the first time via ZOOM with the public having access to community leaders like Mayor John Engen, County Commission Chair Josh Slotnik and University of Montana President Seth Bodnar.
A Microsoft Teams press conference on Wednesday provided some updates on how quickly the city, county and the health department may move to further open businesses in Missoula County in response to the COVID 19 crisis.
At a press conference conducted by Mayor John Engen and a plethora of city and county officials on Friday, the City County Health Department imposed more stringent guidelines on what businesses may open as per Governor Bullock’s order of April 22.
Every two years the Missoula City Council is infused with new members, or with members who have been reelected, and the swearing in ceremony for the new members was Monday at noon n the Missoula Council Chambers, officiated by Mayor John Engen.
On Tuesday morning, in what was once the parking lot of the Safeway building on West Broadway, officials and dignitaries gathered to help Providence St. Patrick Hospital break ground for a new multi-million dollar healthcare facility right across the street from the Broadway building.