In March, the City of Missoula conducted a survey in which the top three concerns were affordable housing, high property taxes and city streets, and a citizen’s open house has been scheduled to discuss the issues on Tuesday, May 22.
In January, 2017, Attorney General Tim Fox issued his final opinion that the Missoula Gun Ordinance violated several sections of Montana state law. At a press conference on Wednesday, Mayor John Engen announced that the city has officially appealed that decision to the Fourth Judicial District Court in Missoula.
Hellgate High School senior Ian Knight was honored on Tuesday at City Hall for winning the Grand Prize in the U.S. State Department’s nationwide 2017 Citizen Diplomacy Challenge for a photo entitled ‘Unity’.
At the Missoula City Council's Committee of the Whole on Wednesday, Mayor John Engen said the expected city tax increase has been neutralized by an increase in the overall tax base of Missoula property.