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Welcome to Columbia Falls!

New! River’s Edge Park Public Meeting on June 20.

Come join us for a public informational work session regarding the River’s Edge Park Development Plan at City Hall, 130 6th St. West on Thursday June 20, 2019 from 4pm to 7pm. With support from our Plan consultant, WGM Group, we will have an open format discussion with the public regarding the direction of development for the new Fish Pond and the Park as a whole. There will be a formal presentation at 6PM which will include preliminary concepts and a discussion of the results of our recent public survey.  Please come tell us what you think about our wonderful park!

And don’t forget about our Fish Pond Grand Opening Event on Tuesday June 18th from 4pm to 7pm at the River’s Edge Pond! Loaner Poles available, food provided, dedication at 530pm!

City Of Columbia Falls
City Hall
130 6th St West
Columbia Falls, Montana 59912
City Hall Hours – 7 am – 6 pm

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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.


Fall 2016 – Photo Courtesy Mick Ruis

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Information about the City:

Facts and Figures

Incorporated: 1909
Population: Per the 2010 Census = 4,688.

Acres: 912.3

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 – 32

City Department Heads

City Manager – Susan M. Nicosia, CPA, MPA
City Attorney – Justin Breck
Deputy City Attorney – Stephanie Breck
Fire Chief – Rick Hagen
Police Chief – Clint Peters
Public Works Director – Tyler Bradshaw
City Clerk – Barb Staaland
City Finance Director – Sandra Carlson
City Judge – Kristi L. Curtis

Learn more about the city departments here.