Council panel favors scaled-back streets program
Last updated 7/13/2016 at 7:15pm
A Havre City Council committee has proposed that voters be asked to pay $15 million over 20 years to improve city streets.
That is one-half the amount that was rejected by voters in November 2015.
But under the proposal adopted by the Streets and Sidewalks Committee Tuesday night, the plan would not be on the ballot until 2017. That would avoid overloading voters with referendums this fall when the Havre Government Study Commission is planning to submit a proposal to overhaul city government by adopting a city manager form of government.
Council member Andrew Brekke, who attended Tuesday...