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  • Havre officials detail timeline, issues in boil advisory

    Tim Leeds|Updated May 21, 2024

    In a slightly shorter - but still often contentious - meeting about Havre's boil advisory, Havre City Council heard an update on the timeline and background of the boil advisory, comments from the public and an announcement that the city is in the process of distributing some free bottled water. The presence of active Giardia, a microscopic parasite that can cause illness, has not been confirmed in Havre's water supply but because three cases of Giardiasis were confirmed in... Full story

  • Communication a key question on the boil advisory

    Tim Leeds|Updated May 20, 2024

    At a Hill County Commission business meeting last Thursday, a Havre City Council member said issues arising from the water boil advisory, and restrictions on businesses due to that advisory, have shown a need for greater communication between the local public entities and with the public. That will likely be one of the topics at a special City Council meeting Monday, May 20, at 7 p.m. in Havre City Hall when the council reviews the issue and issues raised at the May 6 meeting. After some issues arose with the water treatment...

  • Agenda - Havre City Council

    Updated May 16, 2024

    Havre City Council will meet Monday, May 20, 2024, at 7 p.m. in City Hall. The meeting agenda is: Call to order Pledge of Allegiance Roll call Minutes Committee reports Public comment on agenda item 1. For items not on this agenda, public comment will be taken at the end of the agenda. Comments here are limited to one minute. Regular agenda — 1. Update on water advisory Council initiatives Public comment on non-agenda items — Limited to any public matter within the jurisdiction of the City Council not on this agenda. Com...

  • City Council has three-hour session discussion boil advisory

    Tim Leeds|Updated May 14, 2024

    Havre City Council held a lengthy discussion to an over-flow capacity crowd at its meeting Monday about the boil advisory in place in the city. At the end of the meeting, following a presentation by a worker at the water plant that met with extended applause, the council scheduled another meeting Monday, May 20, to debrief over what was said at this week"'s meeting and what answers had been found to questions people asked this week. Havre Department of Public Works Director Tr...

  • Health officer details issues on Giardia, boil advisory, business restrictions

    Tim Leeds|Updated May 10, 2024

    The Hill County health officer gave an explanation on why businesses and residents are being treated differently on the issue of water usage in Havre and gave some explanations and updates on the issue during the Hill County Commission business meeting Thursday. Health Officer Kim Berg, who also is the director of the Hill County Health Department, said businesses can't use the water to provide to customers because that is the state law. "If an establishment is on public or... Full story

  • City council members distributing free water Saturday

    Updated May 9, 2024

    Members of the Havre City Council announced they will be distributing free cases of water to community members in need at four locations, one each for one of the City Wards, Saturday, May 11 from 9-10 a.m. The release about the distribution said water for distribution for Ward 1 will be at Memorial Park, for Ward 2 will be at Optimist Park, for Ward 3 will be at Deaconess Park and for Ward 4 will be at Pepin Park. Cases will be limited by availability. "All are welcome to... Full story

  • Art Alley Spring Celebration set for Saturday in downtown Havre

    Updated May 9, 2024

    Press release The Hi-Line Arts Council has announced the organization’s annual “Art Alley Spring Celebration” event, scheduled for Saturday, May 11,h from 3-7 p.m. to 7 p.m The event, as in past years, will highlight the role of art in Havre and on the Hi-Line and will be a festive, family-friendly celebration in downtown Havre. The Art Alley is located between Second and Third Streets and Third and Fourth Avenues. The east entrance of the alley begins between Helmbrecht Studio and Crawford Distillery. The Havre City Council...

  • Agenda - Hill County Commission weekly calendar and business meeting agenda

    Updated May 9, 2024

    Monday, May 13, 2024 9:30 a.m. — Commissioner working session in the Commission Office 1:30 p.m. — Building manager meeting in the Commission Office Tuesday, May 14, 2024 10:30 a.m. — Road department meeting in the Commission Office 10:30 a.m. — Local Emergency Planning Committee monthly meeting in the City Hall Emergency Operations Center in the basement 1:30 p.m. — 911 Meeting at City Hall Wednesday, May 15, 2024 9 a.m. — County officials meeting in the Commission Office The public may participate in the Hill County Comm... Full story

  • Havre City Council holds long discussion on boil order

    Updated May 6, 2024

    Filed 11:30 p.m. Monday, May 6, 2024. On the fourth item of the agenda for Havre City Council's meeting tonight, the council, mayor and city officials had close to three hours of comments, questions, criticism and some support on the water boil advisory issued in April. A health advisory was issued in February when a high level of unidentified sediment came into the plant from the Milk River. April 19, after consultation with county, state and federal agencies following a... Full story

  • Agenda - Havre City Council

    Updated May 3, 2024

    Editor's note: Due to an early printing deadline requirement this week, the full Havre City Council agenda was not ready in time to be included in Thursday's print edition of Havre Weekly Chronicle. The full agenda is posted each week on the city website at https://www.ci.havre.mt.us/council-agenda and a printed edition is posted on the bulletin board in the front of City Hall. Havre City Council will meet Monday, May 6, 2024, at 7 p.m. in City Hall. The meeting agenda is:... Full story

  • Agenda - Havre City Council

    Updated May 2, 2024

    Havre City Council will meet Monday, May 6, 2024 at 7 p.m. in City Hall. The meeting agenda is: Call to order Pledge of Allegiance Roll call Minutes Committee reports Public comment on agenda items. For items not on this agenda, public comment will be taken at the end of the agenda. Comments here are limited to one minute. Regular agenda — Due to Havre Weekly Chronicle printing deadlines, the full agenda was not available for print. Full agenda will be posted at City Hall Thursday, May 2, 2024, as well as online at h... Full story

  • Havre city council to look at district for downtown improvements

    Tim Leeds|Updated Apr 9, 2024

    The Havre city government has agreed to team up with a group trying to revitalize downtown Havre to look into a way to fund improvements. At the city council meeting last week, Mayor Doug Kaercher set up Downtown Havre Matters! working with the Council's Finance Committee to look into creating a tax increment finance district. Bear Paw Development Corp. Executive Director Paul Tuss, representing Downtown Havre Matters!, told the committee that Havre has never created one of these districts, commonly called TIFDs, but they...

  • City Council approves applying for grant to look into SID for south Havre

    Tim Leeds|Updated Apr 8, 2024

    Havre City Council has approved applying for a grant to help some people in south Havre to find out what it would cost to rehabilitate their neighborhoods. The council unanimously approved at its last meeting applying for a Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation Renewable Resources Grant, and to provide any required matching funds, to pay for a preliminary engineering report on what is required to repair streets, curbs and gutters and water infrastructure in...

  • Agenda - Hill County Commission weekly calendar and business meeting agenda

    Updated Apr 5, 2024

    Monday, April 8, 2024 9:30 a.m. — Commissioner’s working session in the Commission Office Tuesday, April 9, 2024 10:30 a.m. — Road department meeting in the Commission Office 1:30 p.m. — 911 meeting at Havre City Hall Wednesday, April 10, 2024 9:30 a.m. — Meeting in the Commission Office with Auditor Kathy Olson about Verizon Wireless billing Thursday, April 11, 2024 10 a.m. — Weekly commissioner business meeting in the Commission Office. The public may participate in the Hill County Commission weekly business meeting via... Full story

  • Correction - Chamber executive director

    Updated Apr 4, 2024

    In a front-page story Tuesday about Monday’s City Council meeting, and in previous stories, Havre Daily News misspelled the name of Havre Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Shelli Sayers....

  • City Council approves bulk water station repairs

    Tim Leeds|Updated Apr 4, 2024

    Editor’s note: This version corrects the spelling of the name of Havre Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Shelli Sayers. Havre City Council at its meeting Monday approved shifting funds to repair the city Bulk Water Station and to close roads in the city limits fo the upcoming Annual Art Alley Celebration and Bear Paw Marathon. The council also approved applying for a grant to plan for a potential special improvement district to fix roads, curbs and gutter, water a...

  • Agenda - Havre City Council

    Updated Mar 29, 2024

    Havre City Council will meet Monday, April 1, 2024, at 7 p.m. in City Hall. The meeting agenda is: Call to order Pledge of Allegiance Roll call Minutes Committee reports Public comment on agenda items one through eight. For items not on this agenda, public comment will be taken at the end of the agenda. Comments here are limited to one minute. Regular agenda — 1. Ordinance 929 (Second reading) — An Ordinance Amending Title 11, Chapter 1, Section 2 Residential — One Family (Class A) District, Title 11, Chapter 1, Secti... Full story

  • Council holds hearing Monday on projects for state funding

    Updated Mar 15, 2024

    Havre City Council holding a public hearing Monday about House Bill 355, passed by the 2023 Legislature and signed into law, that provides money to local infrastructure projects. The bill provides $20 million to provide grants for incorporated cities and towns to use to maintain or repair existing local government infrastructure, including drinking water systems, wastewater treatment systems, fire suppression systems if independent of the drinking water systems, streets, roads, bridges, landfills, street lights, airports,...

  • Havre City Council discusses improvements and additions, approves business registration

    Updated Mar 5, 2024

    Havre City Council approved Monday an ordinance adopting Title 4, Chapter 5 to create new business registration requirements was passed. In an interview Friday, Havre Mayor Doug Kaercher said the city used to require businesses to be licensed by them in order to operate, but the recurring fees associated with that license were perceived by many as "being double taxed," so the city council got rid of the requirement. The ordinance does not bring back the licensing, but is a... Full story

  • Havre considers new business registration requirement

    Patrick Johnston|Updated Mar 4, 2024

    Tonight, the Havre City Council will consider adding a requirement that local businesses register with the city, accompanied by a one-time fee, primarily for the sake of city record keeping for things like emergency services. Havre Mayor Doug Kaercher said the city used to require businesses to be licensed by them in order to operate, but the recurring fees associated with that license were perceived by many as “being double taxed,” so the city council got rid of the requirement. Kaercher said the city isn’t interested in br...

  • Agenda - Havre City Council

    Updated Mar 1, 2024

    Havre City Council will meet Monday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in City Hall. The meeting agenda is: Call to order Pledge of Allegiance Roll call Minutes Committee reports Public comment on agenda items one through eight. For items not on this agenda, public comment will be taken at the end of the agenda. Comments here are limited to one minute. Regular agenda — 1. Resolution 3898 — A Resolution Amending The Budget In The Historical Preservation Fund (2935) of The City of Havre, Montana. 2. Resolution 3899 — A Resolution Amend... Full story

  • Havre City Council discusses food vendors on First Street

    Patrick Johnston|Updated Feb 6, 2024

    After Havre City Council approved a ballot measure to approve a routine local government study Monday evening, members of the council's Streets and Sidewalks Committee discussed an ongoing issue surrounding food vendors on First Street, U.S. Highway 2 when it runs through Havre, brought up by Montana Department of Transportation that maintains the street. Guard Dogs owner Scott Adams, the vendor around whom the issue has arisen, addressed members of the council, saying he... Full story

  • Agenda - Havre City Council

    Updated Feb 2, 2024

    Havre City Council will meet Monday, Feb. 5, 2024, at 7 p.m. in City Hall. The meeting agenda is: Call to order Pledge of Allegiance Roll call Minutes Committee reports Public comment on agenda items 1 through 5. For items not on this agenda, public comment will be taken at the end of the agenda. Comments here are limited to one minute. Regular agenda — 1. Resolution 3896 — A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Havre, Montana, Calling for an Election on the Question of Conducting a Local Government Review and Est...

  • MAT developing comedic variety show

    Patrick Johnston|Updated Jan 11, 2024

    Montana Actors' Theatre will be putting on the Hill Country Revue Variety Show starting next week at the Little Theatre at Montana State University-Northern, a new production featuring music and comedy with an eye toward local humor. MAT Artistic Director Grant Olson said the show will be in the same vein as "Hee Haw" or "Saturday Night Live," with a music act as a centerpiece, interspursed with skits and musical comedy set in an alternate version of Havre that kept the name...

  • Federspiel, Boucher awarded for bravery

    Patrick Johnston|Updated Jan 3, 2024

    At the year's first meeting of the Havre City Council Tuesday, Havre Police Department Animal Control Officer Pete Federspiel and Havreite Matt Boucher were presented the Lifesaving Award for saving a woman from a burning vehicle last year, and the council heard complaints about insufficient training on mental health issues for city police officers. Havre Chief of Police Gabe Matosich presented Federspiel and Boucher the award for "their heroism and extraordinary courage,...

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