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BLUAC Meeting

April 25 @ 4:00 pm

Agenda for April 25, 2024
4:00 PM Bethany Lutheran Church – Downstairs
8559 Highway 35, Bigfork, Montana 59911

I Call to Order

II Adoption of Agenda

III Review and approval of draft minutes dated March 28, 2024

IV Administrator’s report and announcements:
A. Sign-in sheet with e-mail address. Approved minutes and documents are posted on the County website: Click on: meeting information

V Public Comment:

VI Applications:

FCU-24-05 A request from Evensen Engineering & Consulting, Inc., on behalf of Bigfork Hotel Group, for a conditional use permit for a ‘Hotel’ on property located at 1247 Cala Way in Bigfork, MT. The applicants are proposing to allow for a three-story hotel with a total of sixty-five (65) guest rooms, to be served by the Bigfork Water & Sewer District. The property is located within the Bigfork Zoning District and is zoned ‘B-3 Community Business’.

FCU-24-06 A request from Thomas Morton for an after-the-fact Conditional Use Permit to allow for a duplex on property located at 415 Grand Drive in Bigfork, Mt. The property is located within the Bigfork Zoning District and is zoned B-3 (Community Business).

FCU-24-08 A request from Sherry Henderson for an after-the-fact Conditional Use Permit to allow for a ‘Home Occupation’ to allow for a pet grooming business on property located at 4764 Foothill Road near Bigfork, MT. The property is located within the Echo Lake Zoning District and is zoned ‘SAG-5 Suburban Agricultural’.

FZC-24-03 A zone change request from TMS Ventures, LLC., with technical assistance from Breckenridge Surveying & Mapping, for property within the Bigfork Zoning District. The proposal would change the zoning on a parcel located at 540 Grand Drive, Bigfork, MT from B-3 (Community Business) to R-4 (Two-Family Residential). The total acreage involved in the request is approximately 0.873 acres.

VII Unfinished Business:
Brief comments from the Planning Board meeting of April 10, 2024 on BLUAC’s “Scope of Work” related to the updating of the Bigfork Neighborhood Plan,

VIII New Business:

Adjourn Information and documents pertaining to the above requests are on file in the Flathead County Planning & Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Ste 220, Kalispell, MT 59901, and may be reviewed during regular office hours, or you may call (406) 751-8200 for more information. Some documents may be posted and found at These items are posted as they become available.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the Flathead County Planning & Zoning Office at 406-751-8200 or TTY, 1-800-335-7592, or call Montana Relay at 711. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.


April 25
4:00 pm
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Bethany Lutheran Church
8559 Montana 35
Bigfork, MT 59911 United States
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