Resolution #2016-14 ABANDONED PROPERTY

BACKGROUND Local law enforcement agencies, police and sheriff departments, receive personal property that is evidence in criminal cases, has been abandoned by the owner or is recovered stolen property that the owner fails to claim. Since 1997 Montana does not have a statutory process for disposal of abandoned personal property…

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Resolution #2016-17 LOCAL OPTION TAX

BACKGROUND Municipal fiscal authority in Montana is limited to property taxes, with a small exception for certain smaller communities with a population of less than 5,500 where the majority of local employment is related to businesses catering to the recreational and personal needs of tourist visitors. The existing state resort…

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