A day away from graduation and looking forward to the start of summer on June 8, the Big Sky School District Board of Directors held its monthly meeting on June 1 at Ophir Elementary. With the school year nearly behind them, the board was already discussing the next one to come.
It’s resort tax allocation time and the five-member Big Sky Resort Area District Board is reading through a stack of applications from local groups, nonprofits and public officials looking to fund future projects and operations through the rest of the year and beyond.
Getting sworn in as a trustee on the Big Sky School District board of directors has become somewhat commonplace for BSSD parent Matt Jennings. The May 9 ceremony was his third. So, why sign on for another three years?
Those running for the Big Sky Resort Tax Board followed different paths to the recent candidates’ forum at Buck’s T-4.
The Big Sky School District will request a one year, $40,000 levy to support its general fund on the upcoming May 8 mail-in election. The BSSD Board of Directors approved the district’s levy proposal at its March 20 meeting.
Two spots were open and two community members filed, and will win by acclamation, seats on the Big Sky Fire Department Board of Trustees. Matt Dodd and Deborah Lewis will join the board in May, 2018.
New faces on the Gallatin River Task Force board of directors
Recently recognized for her GRTF volunteer work for “most pebbles counted,” Johnson decided to take her involvement to the next level, joining the GRTF board of directors in February.
Members of the community are encouraged to register for a place on the May 8 mail-in school board election ballot. Deadline to file is April 5 and ballots will be mailed out April 23.
There are two open seats on the Resort Area District board, and now there are at least three candidates running.
In response to the last Big Sky Resort Area Tax Board’s subcommittee meeting held earlier this month, Big Sky Resort General Manager Taylor Middleton attended the second annual Resort Tax Summit, offering his two cents on the question of whether private club membership dues should be subject to the 3 percent resort tax.