Posts Tagged ‘Housing’

Chinook Community Input

Economic Development (private business)

  • Lower water and sewer rates
  • Develop more retail, perhaps a cooperative store
  • Expand child care
  • Remodel Cy Courthouse, City Hall, Police Dept
  • Upgrade water treatment/sewer systems
  • Seek access to affordable business loans
  • Promote community attractions, events, businesses, and services
  • Improve rest area, fair grounds, walking path

Blackfeet Community Input

Economic Development (private business)

  • Need better customer service; fast foods/Wal-Mart.
  • We need family oriented business.
  • Lack of funds for public infrastructure improvement-to keep our town clean.
  • Lack of economic availability: bank loans, jobs, assistance filling out applications.

FHEA Summary Handout

Communities in Northcentral Montana (NCM) coordinated to conduct a region-wide visioning and planning project informed by stakeholder input, data and scenario planning, and the region’s first Fair Housing and Equity Assessment (FHEA). Stakeholders in NCM have emphasized the region’s need for housing and the FHEA demonstrates that many residents do not enjoy equal access to affordable, quality housing. This handout summarizes FHEA findings, recommendations, and policies. The FHEA will serve as an informative tool for community development in regional, rural and tribal settings.

Big Sandy Community Input

Economic Development (private business)

  • Create job opportunities for young people, year-round, wages higher than minimum wage
  • Improve presentation of Main Street area to entice highway traffic
  • Improve quality of older housing to attract new residents
  • Improve water and sewer infrastructure to attract new businesses
  • Keep current businesses on Main Street