November 4, 2021 | Issue 4
Community Headlines
City Offices and Transfer Station Closed November 11 - Read Article
Trash pickup will remain on its normal schedule.
Low-Income Firewood Distribution this Weekend - Read Article
The event will take place on November 6 from 9 a.m. to Noon.
City Supports Cleanup Effort - Read Article
On November 2, City staff assisted in cleaning up an area along Grizzly Gulch.
Capital Transit Suspending East Valley / East Helena Bus Service - Read Article
Starting November 1, the service has been suspended indefinitely.
Free Downtown Parking this Holiday Season - Read Article
The first free parking date is November 11.
Be Heard Helena
The following projects are active on the City's public engagement website - Be Heard Helena.

2021 Open Lands Major Projects

From the Vine
Construction Corner
New Maintenance Project Map
The City has expanded its Infrastructure Projects webpage to include short-term maintenance project details. The Public Works department initiated a new process that includes placing large orange street signs near projects prior to the start of work. The signs include a QR code and URL that direct the public to an interactive maintenance projects map. To view the new map, please visit
Seeley Building
Helena Vision Center is the first tenant in the Seeley Building. They received their Certificate of Occupancy and are moving in this week.
City-County Building
A permit has been issued for the remodel of Motor Vehicle licensing to add several new windows in the City-County Building. Construction is anticipated to begin in mid-December.
Join our Team
The following positions are currently available with the City of Helena. Visit our employment webpage to learn how you can join our team!
Environmental Regulation Pre-Treatment Manager
Closes November 14

Parking Control Officer
Open until filled

Volunteer Coordinator - PT
Closes November 14

Budget and Revenue Officer, Finance
Open until filled
Development Services Engineer
Closes November 12

Police Records Clerk - PT
Closes November 19

Food & Beverage Manager, Golf Course
Open until filled

Transit Operator - No CDL (2)
Open until filled

Transit Operator - PT (2)
Open until filled
Snow Removal
Property Owner Responsibility
Every owner of property within the City of Helena
fronting on or abutting a paved or brick sidewalk in the public right-of-way must remove snow or ice from that sidewalk, any ADA curb ramps, bulb outs, and from driveway aprons that must be crossed for pedestrian travel.

If you wish to report a sidewalk snow and/or ice violation, please wait until the snow has stopped falling for 24 hours or until the countdown clock on the City website expires.
Winter Towing Policy
From Nov. 1, 2021 through April 15, 2022, recreational vehicles, such as campers, RV's, trailers, etc. are prohibited from being parked along any City street and may be towed at the owner's expense. The absence of these vehicles ensures open, accessible streets for emergency vehicles and traffic. During a forecast snow event of 2" or more, parking along emergency snow routes is also prohibited.
Visit to learn more.