Tags Archives: Big Sky

A master plan: Ennis Big Sky Airport plans for future

It is no surprise that use of the Ennis Big Sky Airport is on the rise, and has been in recent years. In fact, the growth rate has been around 30 percent per year for the last few years, according to Lance Bowser, engineer with Robert Peccia & Associates, the firm that handles engineering and construction on Madison County’s airports.

Representatives from Virginia City, Big Sky approach Madison County Commissioners about resort tax

A resort tax legislation is currently in the works, according to Kevin Germain with Lone Mountain Land Company and Virginia City Mayor Scott Petersen, who asked for support from the Madison County Commissioners to get a bill to the Capitol.

Commissioners host informational session about potential Big Sky TEDD and what it could mean to Madison County taxing bodies

Commissioners from Gallatin and Madison counties, representatives of entities like Ennis Schools, Madison Valley Medical Center and Madison Valley Conservation District, and community members from Big Sky and Madison County attended the presentation, because a subcommittee of the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce is researching the possibility of implementing two TEDDs around Big Sky.

Economic development and Big Sky

Earlier this month around 25 people gathered at the Madison County Administrative Building in Virginia City to hear a presentation about Targeted Economic Development Districts (TEDD) and Tax Increment Financing (TIF). Janet Cornish and Lynette Windemaker, who work with Community Development Services of Montana, ran the work session.