The Big Sky School District (BSSD) board recently voted to extend the mask requirement in the school. The BSSD COVID-19 surveillance testing dashboard indicates a rise in cases from previous weeks. BSSD Superintendent Dr. Dustin Shipman said he does not have a theory on the origin of the cases.
In early February Montana Rivers, Gallatin Wildlife Association, and Cottonwood Environmental Law Center – deemed “Community Groups'' filed a Motion for Preliminary Injunction, urging the United States District Court for the District of Montana to take action before May 1 to prevent the Big Sky County Water and Sewer District 363 (BSCWSD) from a
Big Sky Resort Area District (BSRAD) keeps the wheels of Big Sky moving by use of a luxury tax. Since 1993, the district has awarded nearly $73.2 million to area organizations. To facilitate those allocations there has been a time-intensive application process, demanding of both applicants and the board.
Covid-19 related group gathering restrictions have been loosened. The Gallatin City-County Board of Health unanimously approved a motion to amend a public health rule pertaining to COVID-19 during a special meeting on March 12. The motion was made by board member Christopher Coburn and seconded by board member I-Ho Pomeroy.
The Big Sky County Water and Sewer District 363 (BSCWSD) has been engaged in a strategic legal dance typical of lawsuits since Earth Day of 2020.
In areas of heavy development, particularly on mountain tops, water becomes liquid gold. Recently, the Big Sky County Water and Sewer District 363 board learned of a trickle of hope in a water rush that had proven continuously disappointing.
Conjecture and contingency plans were at the forefront of a recent Big Sky County Water and Sewer District 363 (BSCWSD) board meeting. Board members seek to navigate the complications of financing a sizable district project amidst the challenges of COVID-19.
The Big Sky Resort Area District (Resort Tax) Fall Funding Cycle is set to have final appropriations by Nov. 12. after two meetings. This is the first year funding has been split into spring and fall, but COVID-19 presented so many unknowns that the board decided to show caution.
COVID-19 has caused organizations to sift through budgets with prudence. Big Sky Resort Area District (Resort Tax) has asked for that kind of budgetary scrutiny from its applicants. The organization is holding itself equally as accountable.
Eleven years ago, very few people cared about what Big Sky teens thought about their hometown needs and politics mainly because there were no teens. But since Lone Peak High School opened its doors in 2009, the teen population in the area has gone from nearly zero to well over 100.