The city of Missoula is attempting to get the Montana Public Service Commission to hold off on its oversight of Mountain Water Company’s transfer and filed papers last Thursday to get the courts to halt that process.
UPDATE - Ward Two City Councilman Adam Hertz said on Tuesday, January 28, that he would have voted "no" to allow Mayor Jon Engen to offer $50 million for the Mountain Water Company, which would probably lead to condemnation.
On Wednesday, September 25, Missoula Mayor Jon Engen asked the Missoula City Council for an ordinance to begin the process of purchasing Mountain Water, through negotiations, or through the process of condemnation.
Missoula Mayor Jon Engen asked the city council on Wednesday afternoon, September 25, for a public hearing to enact an ordinance for the purpose of purchasing the Mountain Water Company from the Carlyle Infrastructure Group.
Following a telephone based news conference in which the United States Attorney for the District of Montana Michael W. Cotter, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Roy L. Austin Jr., Missoula Mayor John Engen, and Missoula Police Chief Mark Muir announced a settlement with…