Business & Community Connections Dates

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Topic: Workforce | Affordable Housing
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location: Best Western Plus GranTree Inn, 1325 N. 7th Ave.

Presenter: Marty Matsen, AICP, Director of Community Development, City of Bozeman

Topics to be covered:

  • Update of the Affordable Housing Program Within the City
    • Where We Are With the Hiring of Affordable Housing Manager
    • Current Funding Levels
    • Community Affordable Housing Advisory Board
    • Projects in the Works
    • Ordinance Updates
    • Future Work Plan
  • Update of the Housing Needs Assessment Project and Document (Where We Are in the Process and What’s Next)
  • Discussion of Some Conclusions of the Draft Housing Needs Assessment
  • Q&A

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Wednesday, May 19, 2019

economic development regional update seminar

Best Western Plus GranTree Inn, 1325 N. 7th Ave
Date/Time Information:

Registration | Lunch:
11:30am - 12:30pm
12:30pm - 4:30pm
4:30pm - 5:30pm

$55 Members - Individual | $165 Non-Members

$370 Table Sponsors: Table of 8 (Reserved Seating)

Contact Information:

Questions please contact Karri Clark, 922-0446
*Includes presentations, lunch, and social*

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Thank you to The Following Table Sponsors:

topics & panelists:

Airport Development & Airline Update:

Brian Sprenger, Airport Director, Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport

Regional Development:

Frank Acito, Yellowstone Club
Alex Iskendarian, Lone Mountain Land Company (Spanish Peaks & Moonlight Basin)

Downtown & Bozeman Economic Development:

Brit Fontenot, Director of Economic Development, City of Bozeman
Chris Naumann, Downtown Bozeman Partnership


Steve Johnson, Deputy Superintendent Operations, Bozeman School District
Rob Watson, Superintendent, Bozeman School District
Ronda Black, IT Program Director, Gallatin College
Chris Fastnow, Director of Planning & Analysis, Montana State University

Local Tourism:

Gregg Alexander, Prime Incorporated
Daryl W. Schliem, President/CEO, Bozeman Area Chamber of Commerce

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Topic: Gallatin County Law & Justice | District Courts
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location: Riverside Country Club, 2500 Springhill Road


  • Scott MacFarlane, Gallatin County Commissioner
  • Don Seifert, Gallatin County Commissioner
  • Joe Skinner, Gallatin County Commissioner

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Topic: Billings Clinic Update
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location: Riverside Country Club, 2500 Springhill Rd.
Presenters: Billings Clinic

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January 2020

Topic: Alternative Funding
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location: TBD

Topics to be covered:

  • Gateway Local Option - Next Steps
  • Statewide Sales Tax - Next Steps
  • Alternative Funding Sources
  • Interim Taxation Meeting

March 2020

Topic: Local Commercial Economic Development Update
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location: TBD

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