Petition drive is a success
The first major hurdle in a race to establish mosquito control in the Havre area has been cleared, as district organizers have acquired more than the required number of signatures from local voters.
According to a report from Hill County Clerk and Recorder Diane Mellem, the proposed district received 1,909 eligible signatures, surpassing the 1,576-signature requirement.
Advocates hope to establish a mosquito district that would covers an area six miles north to six miles south of Havre and extend from seven miles west of the city east to the Blaine County line. The district would cover abou...