City Of Columbia Falls
130 6th St West
Columbia Falls, Montana 59912
City Hall Hours – 7 am – 6 pm
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
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
Fire Chief – Rick Hagen
Police Chief – Clint Peters
Public Works Director – Grady Jenkins
City Clerk – Barb Staaland
City Finance Director – Sandra Carlson
City Judge – Kristi L. Curtis
Learn more about the city departments here.
Highway 2 Construction Project Gets Underway-see below
Columbia Falls Urban Project
SafeWise recently released its 10 Safest Cities in Montana Report for 2018. Columbia Falls made the list as the #2 safest city in the state, based on FBI crime data. Please see the link below for the full report.