Posts Tagged ‘Building Prosperity’

Stanford Community Input


  • Create student activity center
  • Offer adult education/employment & business training
  • Integrate individual athlete sports into school athletic program
  • Montana High School Association should relax rules
  • Expand library
  • Create volunteer corps

Saco Community Input

Economic Development (private business)

  • Aging population, declining numbers, can’t support local businesses enough to support growth
  • Offer employee training in customer service
  • Price of gas must improve

Malta Community Input

Economic Development (private business)

  • Continue revitalization of downtown area
  • Continue to fund Phillco
  • New call center
  • Neighborhood block party
  • Community center
  • Better use of existing buildings; recruit new businesses
  • Business directory
  • “Welcome” packet for tourists and new residents
  • Recruit optometrist, dentist

Rocky Boy Community Input

Economic Development (private business):

  • Locally-grown food distribution system
  • Each tribal department self-sustaining
  • Increase the number of Indian businesses (grocery store, gas station)
  • Establish stores and shopping centers closer to Rocky Boy or Box Elder
  • Establish local electricity/gas/phone companies
  • Increase honest, respected leadership 

Havre Community Input

Economic Development (private business)

  • Education opportunities (MSUN, Havre Job Svc)
  • Nurture farmers, markets, co-ops, etc.
  • Develop low-cost health care options
  • Open port, improve roads, create housing
  • Utilize old IGA building

Great Falls Community Input

Economic Development (private business)

  • Adopt an “infill” program with policies and incentives to encourage development of vacant property.
  • Promote and enhance the post-secondary educational and technical training opportunities available in Great Falls.
  • Prepare a database and policies concerning the availability of publicly owned properties for development.
  • Prepare an action plan for the redevelopment and revitalization of the Downtown area.
  • Promote community amenities and attractions for economic development.