Powder River County, Montana

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Public Notices


Powder River County Commissioners are accepting bids for the contract of repaving the Cemetery Road. Cemetery Road is approximately .8 miles. Timeline for project to be finished is as soon as possible and in high importance. Bids specs for the project are as follows:
Subgrade stabilization where needed, Sweep and tack existing asphalt’, Place 4” asphalt lift
Proposed bids shall be sealed and marked on the outside of the envelope “County Cemetery Road Project” and must be submitted to the Board of County Commissioners by 5:00 PM on October 15, 2021. Contracts must be licenses and comply with Montana statutes. Contractors will report to Board of Commissioners on the project.

Powder River County Commissioners would like to remind the residents of Powder River County of the Junk Vehicle Program funded through the State of Montana. This program is intended to help residents dispose of any junk vehicle at no cost. Contact Cass Zimmer at 935-2240 for vehicle removal.

Stage 1 Fire Restriction, to be effective at 12:01 AM on July 26, 2021 and it shall
continue to be in effect until further notice. 

During said restricted period, the following acts are prohibited:
a.   Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire or campfire, unless noted and allowed in the
exemptions stated below;
b.   Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site, or while
stopped in an area at least three (3) feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable
materials; and
c.   Any fireworks requiring an open flame to ignite, or that emit a spark, are prohibited until
further notice.

a.   Persons with a written permit that specifically authorizes the otherwise prohibited act;
b.   Persons using a fire solely fueled by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels;
c.   Persons conducting activities in those designated areas where the activity is specifically
authorized· by written posted notice;
d.   Any Federal, State or local officer or member of an organized rescue or fire-fighting force
while in the performance of an official duty;
e.   All land within a city or town boundary is exempted;
f.    Other exemptions which are established and unique to each agency; and,
g.   Burn barrel with a spark arrester and wetting agent/fire retardant.

Read full resolution here.

Powder River County Community Health Needs Assessment