Welcome to Columbia Falls!
City Of Columbia Falls
130 6th St West
Columbia Falls, Montana 59912
WATER BREAK UPDATE: ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH, THE CITY EXPERIENCED A WATER MAIN BREAK AT 4TH AVE WEST AND 13TH STREET WEST AT APPROXIMATELY 1:45 P.M. THIS BREAK CAUSED A LOSS OF WATER AND WATER PRESSURE THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE CITY. WATER WAS RESTORED BY 2:30 P.M. THROUGHOUT THE CITY EXCEPT FOR 4TH AVE WEST RESIDENTS FROM 13TH STREET WEST TO 16TH STREET WEST.
THANKS TO THE OUTSTANDING RESPONSE AND TEAMWORK OF THE CITY PUBLIC WORKS CREW (ART OTT, BJ HADER, JEFF COVELL, MATT COX, ROBERT KIENAS, RICK LAWRENCE AND GRADY JENKINS) AND B & F EXCAVATION, THE WATER MAIN WAS REPAIRED AND WATER RESTORED BY 10:00 P.M. AND THE AREA CLEANED UP.
WE THANK EVERYONE FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING AS THE CREW MADE THE NECESSARY REPAIRS. THIS EVENT DEMONSTRATED THE NEED FOR THE CITY’S BACKFLOW PROTECTION SYSTEM.NEW WATER MAIN SECTION IN PLACE
WATER BREAK WATER MAIN BLOWOUT
NEW GREEN BOX HOURS ANNOUNCED
New Green Box Hours – The Flathead County Green Box Site located on Best Way near Columbia Falls will have new hours beginning May 16th through September 30th – 9 am to 6 pm. This is a change from 8 am to 5 pm to better allow residents to get to the site outside of regular work hours.
Where to Recycle
“Click Here” 2014-Waste Not Brochure
ANNUAL DRINKING WATER REPORT RELEASED:
2013 Annual Drinking Water Report 6-17-2014 NEW
2012 Annual Drinking Water Report 05-17-13
2011 Annual Drinking Water Report 05-14-12
City of Columbia Falls Mission Statement:
The mission of the city of Columbia Falls is to foster a community that appeals to individuals, families, businesses and investors. Columbia Falls is a city that encourages individual rights and responsibilities, promotes aesthetics and recreation, and provides safety and security. By listening to its citizens and responding to their needs, by respecting diversity and differences of opinion, and by evaluating the status quo and practicing thoughtful planning, the city provides excellent value at reasonable cost.
Facts and Figures
Population: Per the 2010 Census = 4,688.
Form of Government: Commission – Manager (Council – Manager)
Members are elected at large on a staggered 4 year term.
Regular City Council Meetings occur on the 1st & 3rd Mondays of the Month
Number of City Employees – 31
City Department Heads
City Manager – Susan M. Nicosia, CPA, MPA
City Attorney – Justin Breck
Deputy City Attorney – Stephanie Breck
Police Chief – David Perry
Fire Chief – Rick Hagen
Public Works Director – Grady Jenkins
City Clerk – Barb Staaland
City Treasurer – Todd Watkins
City Judge – Susan “Tina” Gordon
Building Inspector – Virgil Bench
Learn more about the city departments here.