With hopes of landing a federal grant, Missoula County last week signed a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation, asking it to support plans to redevelop the Highway 200 corridor through East Missoula.
The Missoula Redevelopment Agency this week approved a $65,000 contract directing Cushing Terrell to design and engineer lighting the trail's 2.7-mile stretch from the south side of Missoula to the Clark Fork River.
A pilot program that looks to boost the construction of workforce housing and direct revenue into the city's Affordable Housing Trust Fund was approved by the Missoula Redevelopment Agency's board of commissioners on Thursday.
Citing everything from economic opportunity to childhood education, a number of people spoke in favor Wednesday of the proposed public acquisition of Marshall Mountain – a move that will require around $2 million in funding from the open space bond and an estimated $400,000 in annual maintenance costs.
Ongoing efforts to develop 9 acres off Scott Street with a blend of affordable and market rate housing continues to move forward, and the blend of housing types slated for a community land trust is becoming clearer.