The Lee’s Pool Subdivision Public Hearing was originally scheduled Jan 29. The applicant, Moonlight Basin, requested to postpone this hearing to address topics in the staff report including a Geotech analysis, and resubmitted part eight of the preliminary plat which discussed a request for a stream construction setback reduction.
The wet conditions of this 4th of July provided a reprieve for the Big Sky Fire Department (BSFD) during a time of year that typically has the organization on edge. Montana – with its legendary unpredictable weather – is a state that demands preparation. By next spring Big Sky will be better able to face fire season.
Over 10 hours of deliberations over the course of three days allowed Big Sky Resort Area District (Resort Tax) to distribute $2,513,372 with its FY21 Spring funding cycle.
Resort Tax Executive Director Daniel Bierschwale said the process went smoothly even with COVID–19 best practices in play.
In a few weeks, Big Sky County Water and Sewer District ratepayers will see a change in their billing. The district will no longer play middleman between owners and renters – the owner will receive the bill.
Some Big Sky County Water and Sewer District (BSCWSD) rate payers may see a shift in billing.
On May 5, voters decide on a $23.5 million school bond that should nicely position the Big Sky School District (BSSD) for the next 10 years of growth. “Our obligation [to educate students] is too important to be reactive all the time,” BSSD superintendent Dustin Shipman said.
The Cascade area is putting incredible demands on the Big Sky County Water and Sewer District (BSCWSD) system. Finding groundwater on the mountain to sustain growth is a pressing issue and something the district has been proactively pursuing.
A collaborative effort between Big Sky Resort Area District (Resort Tax) and Big Sky County Water and Sewer District (BSCWSD) to address wastewater issues in the area moves closer to the ballot.
Unincorporated Big Sky is unique in a plethora of ways. Many longterm residents say the only reason this beautiful experiment on the mountain has made it is largely due to volunteers. There are people in the community who have continually juggled family demands, work, hobbies and participation with local non profits.
Annexation of the American Bank or Grizzly Flats building and the adjoining lot into Big Sky County Water and Sewer District (BSCWSD) was voted down by a majority at the recent board meeting, with board member Brian Wheeler as the only outlier.The BSCWSD board explained that until upgrades are made to the existing sewer treatment plant and addit