March 3, 2022 | Issue 8
Community Headlines
Recruitment Process for Interim City Manager - Read Article
Letters of interest will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on March 7.
Comment on Engineering & Design Standards - Read Article
The City will accept comments through March 7.
Capital Transit Resumes East Valley Service - Read Article
The service resumed on Tuesday, February 22.
Be Heard Helena
The following projects are active on the City's public engagement website - Be Heard Helena.

Engineering & Design Standards Update

Strategic Plan for Waste Reduction

From the Vine
Construction Corner
Independent Building
The Independent will be requesting occupancy by mid-March for a portion of the building. The Commission recently approved TIF for landscaping on the southwest corner on N Cruse Ave and E 6th Ave.
Plans have been submitted for review for a new medical office building for Shodair Hospital located at 2620 Shodair.
Crumbl Cookies
Crumbl Cookies has received a certificate of occupancy and will be opening soon.  
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!
City Attorney
Closes March 7, 2022

Public Safety Communicator
Open until filled

Assistant Fire Chief - Training
Closes March 25, 2022

Closes March 4, 2022

Legal Administrative Assistant II
Closes March 7, 2022

Assistant Golf Superintendent
Closes March 31, 2022
Civil Engineer
Open until filled

Solid Waste Operator II
Open until filled

Building Maintenance I
Open until filled

Police Officer
Closes April 1, 2022

Civic Center Event & Maintenance Tech
Open until filled
Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Process
The City of Helena has started the budget process for fiscal year 2023 (July 1, 2022 -June 30, 2023). Below is a timeline of the budget process. Public comment will be accepted at each Commission work session, as well as the preliminary and final budget adoption meetings.
Budget Timeline
  • January-March: Department preparation of operating budgets.
  • April: City Manager's review.
  • May 4, May 9 & May 18: Commission Budget Work Sessions
  • June 22: Adoption of Preliminary Budget.
  • September 12: Adoption of Final Budget.
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