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The Local Government Interim Committee meets July 14 at 9:00 a.m. in Room 102 of the state Capitol building in Helena. Representatives of cities and counties will share with the committee their ideas on the role the committee could play in strengthening the relationship between the legislature...

The Environmental Quality Council (EQC) meets July 12 at 10 a.m. to consider a letter urging federal action on two fire-related issues.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: wildfires, fires, Environmental Quality Council
The Montana Legislature’s Environmental Quality Council will tour a watercraft inspection station at Canyon Ferry Reservoir on June 29 before returning to the Capitol to decide what policy issues the legislative committee will tackle over the next year.

The Montana Department of Revenue encourages Montana property owners whose homes or forestlands are damaged or destroyed during wildfire season to apply for property tax relief. Income tax relief may also be available.

Monday, August 24, 2015/Categories: Department of Revenue/Tags: Property Tax, Property Appraisal, Income Tax, wildfires, fires
Governor Bullock Declares Fire Emergency for State of Montana

Citing active wildfires and extreme fire danger across the state, Governor Steve Bullock has issued an executive order declaring a fire emergency in Montana.

Sunday, August 16, 2015/Categories: Governor's Office/Tags: executive order, wildfires