Ward Two City Councilor Adam Hertz said on Sunday that Mayor John Engen and the Missoula City Council bear the responsibility for increased taxes or eventual higher rates once the Mountain Water lawsuit is decided.
On Wednesday, April 23, Missoula Mayor John Engen revealed his proposed budget for the city. The plan involves a 3.92 percent tax increase and a new tax district to fund police, firefighters and the courts, but not everyone is pleased with the plan.
The Missoula Institute for Sustainable Transportation (MIST) has joined with the Riverfront Neighborhood Council to propose changes to both 5th and 6th Streets that would reduce traffic from two one-way lanes to a single lane, with the addition of a wide bicycle lane.
The final count...961 votes for Adam Hertz, 956 for Pam Walzer. After a recount that lasted well over 3 hours, administered by all three Missoula County Commissioners, the City-County Elections Supervisor Vicki Zeier, and Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg, Adam Hertz was officially declar…