County Happenings

Sunday, January 12, 2020

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 and posted on the door of the commissioner’s office at the courthouse by Friday noon before the Tuesday sessions.

Please visit the website at for further information.

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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, for the public to access.

-----The hours for the Dawson County Fair Office, located in the Dawson County Courthouse at 207 W. Bell St. have changed.

The new hours will be 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Call (406) 377-6781 for more information.

-----On Jan. 9, 2020 at 5:15 p.m., the Zoning and Planning Commission will be having their quarterly meeting in the Dawson County Courthouse Community Room.


• Follow up, tree and limb removal notices Highland Park

• Report on Bakken violation notice

• Follow up on Building permits

• Tombre compliance permit application

-----The Jan. 27, 2020 Fair Board meeting date has changed to Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 at 7 p.m. in the Dawson County Courthouse Conference Room. Please use the Kendrick Ave. entrance. The agenda will be posted on the Dawson County Website.