City, MDT sign off on July Fourth parade permit
After being stalled for weeks awaiting government approval, plans for an Independence Day parade are marching forward.
A Montana Department of Transportation permit for a Fourth of July parade down Fifth Avenue was signed by Havre Mayor Bob Rice Thursday afternoon and by MDT division maintenance chief Dave Hand this morning.
Hand said he spoke on the phone with parade organizers Charlie Grant and Bruce Grant about changing the parade route, which was originally set to run north on Fifth Avenue, west on First Street, and south onto Third Street to disperse.
"They changed their route to somet...