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May 28, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm



Agenda Thursday, May 28, 2020

4:00 PM MT

Meeting will be conducted through Zoom Video


The Bigfork Land Use Advisory Committee is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting on May 28 for review of three applications.


If you do not have Zoom, you will be prompted to download it and attend for free as a guest. Depending on your Internet speeds, it may take a few minutes to download. All participants will be asked to type in their first and last names and your e-mail address in the chat bar.


From 3:45 pm to 4 pm, please click the link to join the meeting to make sure your audio and video works.  


Meeting Start Time: May 28, 2020 04:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86957204320   Meeting ID: 869 5720 4320


I         Call to Order


II        Adoption of Agenda


III       Review and approval of draft minutes dated March 26, 2020


IV      Administrator’s report and announcements:


  1. Sign-in sheet with e-mail address. Approved minutes and documents are posted on the County website: flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning Click on: meeting information


V        Public Comment:


VI      Applications:

FCU-20-01: A request by Ranger Springs Inc., for a conditional use permit to operate a Camp and Retreat Center to allow for a community accessible farm for people to engage in farm chores and activities on property located at 6810 and 6840 Highway 35 within the Bigfork Zoning District. The applicants are proposing to use less than 1/10 of the 6,500 spaces for parking on properties containing approximately 156.5 acres that can legally be described as Tracts 3DA, 3DB, 5, 6F, 8, and 8C in Section 11, Township 27 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

FZC-20-07: A zone change and a neighborhood plan amendment request by Tyler and Keturah Kerst for property in the Bigfork Zoning District. The proposal would change the zoning on property located at 25 Echo Bay Trail in Bigfork, MT from AG-20 (Agricultural) to SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural). The total acreage involved in the request is 22.09 acres and can legally be described as follows:

Tract 1 of Certificate of Survey No. 18506, situated, lying and being in Government Lot 3 of Section 7, Township 27 North, Range 19 West and in the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 12, Township 27 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

FPP-20-05: A request from Sands Surveying, Inc., on behalf of Richard & Nancy Whitaker and Tim & Sherrie Calaway for preliminary plat approval of The Fort, a proposal to create 14 new commercial lots on 10.003 acres. The proposal would be served by the Bigfork Water and Sewer District. The property is located at 135 Montana Highway 83 and can legally be described as Tract 2CC in the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 13, Township 27 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

VII      Old Business:

VIII    New Business:


Election of Officers

Appointment of Member at Large and/or open elected positions

Suggestions for recruitment of Bigfork Land Use Advisory Committee Secretary


IX      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 https://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/planningboard.php. These items are posted as they become available.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Elaine Nelson Commissioner’s Office at 758-5501 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.


May 28, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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