The reality of dealing with Madison County’s growth and determining a smart direction for its future played out during last week’s meeting of the Madison County Solid Waste and Recycling Board. It’s an undisputed and less-than-glamorous fact that more people equal more garbage.
The early retirement of Madison County’s Region 3 commissioner has opened a rare job opportunity, prompting five Ennis-area residents to apply. Remaining commissioners Dan Allhands and Ron Nye formed a candidate review panel at their Nov.
You wouldn’t know by looking at it, but the single-wide trailer parked on a Montana Dept. of Transportation pull out just north of Cameron is where information is collected and exchanged, and where hunters can congratulate themselves or shrug in resignation that today wasn’t their day.
F ollowing the early resignation of Madison County Commissioner Jim Hart five Ennis-area residents have thrown in their hats into the ring for a chance to be hired to the position.
John Heckler, Marc Glines, Michael R. White, Brian Conklin and Sabrina Sigourney are the applicants in the running.
Unofficial election municipal general election results from Madison County were reported by Paula McKenzie, Madison County Clerk and Recorder/Election Administrator, shortly after the mail in election closed Tuesday evening.
The canvass is set for Nov. 10, 2021, after which official election results will be reported.
Voters have until 8 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 2, 2021, to return their municipal ballots to the elections office in Virginia City via mail or drop off. According to Paula McKenzie, Madison County Clerk & Recorder/Election Administrator, “A postmark on the affirmation envelope WILL NOT work.” Late Registration began Oct.
Tikker Jones, life-long Madison County resident, recalls seeing bears feed in open dumps around Yellowstone National Park as a child. In fact, up until the 1960s, regular evening entertainment for tourists was watching black and grizzly bears amble to open dumps at dinnertime.
In response to the recent legalization of marijuana and at the behest of residents of Shining Mountains neighborhood residents, Madison County Commissioners charged Madison County Deputy Attorney with the task of creating an ordinance outlying the cans and cannots of the growing industry.
There’s no debate that the Town of Ennis has seen growth in recent years. According to data gathered by Cushing Terrell, Madison County’s summer population increases seasonally by 3,000, and many of those second homeowners are opting to stay year-round.