Currently, the Montana Department of Agriculture lists 46 different species of noxious weeds found throughout the state. It is illegal, according to Montana State Law, for landowners to have noxious weeds on their property, and landowners are required to submit a weed management proposal for approval by local weed management districts.
A University of Montana – Lone Peak High School CAS Research & Publishing Project
The University of Montana and Lone Peak High School thank the Yellowstone Club Community Foundation for their support and Hammond Property Management for providing meeting space.
Big Sky County Water and Sewer District made moves that were essential to moving things forward with wastewater treatment plant expansion at the July 16 board meeting.
Membrane Bioreactor decision
As Big Sky County Water and Sewer District (BSCWSD) general manager Ron Edwards pointed out at the June 18 board meeting, something called a membrane bioreactor is at the heart of most municipal water treatment plants.
The trail system in Big Sky lays out the veins of the community. A Master Trails Plan, the heart, if you will, was finished in Jan 2019 and provides a blueprint for any future trails and a standard for how to maintain current ones.
Nearly 20 people gathered in the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce Conference Room on Wed. June 19 to discuss water treatment options for Gallatin Canyon residents, including options like a septic maintenance program or the potential for forming a district and constructing a centralized treatment system.
The May 16 recent Big Sky Community Building Forum hosted by the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce spoke to rampant and unprecedented growth for Big Sky in the next few years, but with a level of strategic planning behind it.
Montana is rough country. It presents unique challenges to residents and emergency workers. Montanans are, by nature, tough and capable people; yet, some weather hazards surpass anyone’s capabilities.
Big Sky Resort Area District Tax Board (Resort Tax) is looking into amending the local ordinance regarding alcohol and tobacco sales. Currently, the 3 percent resort tax only applies to alcohol sold in restaurants, but, by the start of the 2019/2020 ski season, residents could expect a shift to all alcohol and tobacco sold.