You can reach out to City Council to request that the City of Missoula take a specific stance on a bill, but the City of Missoula as an organization only has one voice in Helena. Your voice has a greater impact if you contact lawmakers in Helena directly. You can find your representatives or explore multiple participation options on Have Your Say Montana.
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You can sign up for notifications to receive email or text alerts when important bills have upcoming actions. The City tracks a lot of legislation, but will only send alerts when there is action pending on our highest-priority bills, such as property tax reform, housing initiatives, tax increment financing, mental health and crisis services, and renewable energy.
City officials take public comment regarding the City's stance on legislation. You can comment at City Council meetings, by email, or by telephone. Please remember to contact your legislators directly with your opinions. Our elected officials need to hear from as many people as possible to know how their decisions affect our community.
You can look up your legislators by name or by your address on the state's website, along with contact information.
Tax Increment Financing is a tool that helps to fund critical community improvements in urban renewal districts. Learn more about TIF and how Missoula has used it in our flier.