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Welcome to Columbia Falls!



City Of Columbia Falls
City Hall
130 6th St West
Columbia Falls, Montana 59912

If you can’t stop in but need to contact us, see our Contact page.

                   ***** STAGE 2 FIRE RESTRICTIONS****
PER FIRE CHIEF HAGEN – Within the City Limits of Columbia Falls we are in a STAGE 2 FIRE RESTRICTION. If you have any questions please call Fire Chief Hagen at 406-892-3911

**SUMMER HOURS FOR CITY HALL – 7:00 a.m – 6:00 p.m.**
                             June, July, August and September

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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

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 – 31

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 – Grady Jenkins
City Clerk – Barb Staaland
City Finance Director – Sandra Carlson
City Judge – Susan “Tina” Gordon

Learn more about the city departments here.