County Happenings

Sunday, December 5, 2021

On Dec. 6, 2021 at 6 p.m., the Weed and Mosquito Board will meet at the weed and mosquito building.

On Dec. 7, 2021, at 10 a.m., the Dawson County Commissioners will meet at the Dawson County Courthouse Community Room. For more information, contact Dennis Zander, Chairman of the Board at (406) 377-3562.

On Dec. 8, 2021 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. MST, the Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority Board will meet. To see agenda and information for joining the meeting, go to https://

On Dec. 8, 2021 at 6:30 p.m., the Richey Historical Society Board will meet at the Richey Museum. For more information, contact Wanda Zuroff at (406) 773-5825.

The regularly scheduled public meetings of the Dawson County Commissioners are held at 10 a.m. on the first Tuesday of the month and at 5:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month.

Anyone wishing to meet with the commissioners can either call or make an appointment to be put on the agenda. Normally, at least one member of the board will be present in the office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, excluding holidays.

The commissioners agenda is posted on the website at www.dawsoncountymontana. com and posted on the door of the commissioner’s office at the courthouse by Friday noon before the Tuesday sessions.

Denise Alberts is the contact for the public to access when Mr. Sanderson, Contract Planner for Dawson County, is not in the office. Denise can be reached at (406) 345-4154 or albertsd@, for the public to access.

The single dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine or a two dose Pfizer vaccine can be scheduled by calling the Health Department at (406) 377-5213. Those wanting the two dose Moderna vaccine will need to schedule an appointment with Albertson’s Pharmacy (Osco Drug) by calling (406) 365-5209. Below are procedures for County Offices that have changes outside normal operations. Anyone wanting a booster of any of the vaccines can call the Health Department also.

• All County offices not listed below will be open to the public is normal but the public is highly encouraged to conduct business over the phone, mail and/or electronically if possible.

1) The Dawson County Health Department is encouraging that appointments be made for visits. Please call the Health Department at (406) 377-5213 prior to arrival or to make reservations for an appointment.

2) The Treasurer’s office is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. including over the lunch hour, but no vehicle registrations after 4 p.m. 3) The Dawson County Urban Transportation and Dawson Community Airport have returned to normal operations but riders are required to wear masks or face covering due to Federal mandates while on the bus and commercial airplanes.

Should any adjustments in these guidelines be needed, we will be communicating those as soon as possible.