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Jefferson County has something for everyone; from rivers for floating and fishing, to hiking and climbing in the Elkhorn Mountain range, and a large motorized and non-motorized trail system. Boulder, High Ore and Basin are home to several radon health mines, ghost towns, Boulder hot springs and Whitehall hosts Frontier Days every July. The county fair is held in Boulder in August. Jefferson County abounds with natural resources and its economy is based around these, including production agriculture, wood products and mining. Come and visit us!

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Tri-County Housing Task Force Housing Needs Assessment

The Tri-County Housing Task Force is conducting a Housing Needs assessment and is asking community members to go on-line and take the Housing Needs Survey. If you live in Lewis and Clark County, Jefferson County or Broadwater County please click on the link below to take the survey. The survey is mobile-friendly and can be taken with a smart phone. It only takes a few minutes and community input is essential. The assesment is available here.

The Housing Task Force is comprised of representatives from the City of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Jefferson County, Broadwater County, Rocky Mountain Development Council, Inc., United Way, Helena Building and Industry Association, Helena Association of Realtors, Helena Housing Authority, and Helena Chamber of Commerce. The “Housing Needs Assessment” will document housing issues and trends as well as identify strategies to meet future housing needs.

For more information contact: Liz Mogstad, Rocky Mountain Development Council, Inc. (406)457-7473 or Laura Erikson, Lewis and Clark County (406)447-8383

County Commissioners

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    Cory Kirsch

    Cory represents District 2 which includes the communities of Boulder, Basin, Elk Park, Bernice, Jefferson City, and Clancy.
    phone: (406) 225-4028

    email: ckirsch@jeffersoncounty-mt.gov

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    Bob Mullen, Commission Chair

    Bob represents District 3 which includes Montana City and Elkhorn.
    phone:(406)225-4026

    email: bmullen@jeffersoncounty-mt.gov

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    Leonard Wortman

    Leonard represents District 1 which includes the communities of Whitehall, Cardwell, and Pipestone.
    Phone: (406) 225-4027

    email: lwortman@jeffersoncounty-mt.gov

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    Helen Auch, Commission Assistant

    Courthouse, 1st Floor
    phone:(406)225-4025
    fax: (406) 225-4148


    email: hauch@jeffersoncounty-mt.gov

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For Jefferson County fire information please follow the Jefferson County Montana Sheriff's Office on Facebook page and listen to the county Emergency Broadcast System.

Boulder  105.9FM  KEME_LP 
Basin 98.3 FM KBAS-LP
Cardwell 106.1 FM KEAC-LP
Elk Park 103.7 FM KWEP-LP
Jefferson City 100.3 FM KEAJ-LP
Montanan City/Clancy 105.9 FM KWLG-LP
Whitehall 106.5 FM KESW-LP

Jefferson Valley Ambulance District Information

Resolution 04-2017
Map and Legal Description

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  • Commission Meetings

    Meetings are held every Tuesday at 1:30pm in the Clerk & Recorder Meeting Room. The current agenda can be found here.

  • Resolutions & Commission Meeting Minutes

    Minutes, Agendas and Resolutions for 2017 can be found here.

    Agendas, Minutes and Resolutions from 2016 can be found here. Minutes/Agendas/Resolutions prior to 2016 are available at the Clerk and Recorder's Office.

  • Minutes of County Boards and Special Districts

    Click here for LEPC Minutes and past agendas.

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Office of Special Events/Tourism

The department is responsible for supervisory and administrative coordination work involving management of Jefferson County specific events, ensuring compliance with event requirements as well as distributing county event information to the public. The position is also responsible for promoting Jefferson County tourism and recreation.

Bruce Binkowski

P.O. Box H
Boulder, MT 59632
(406) 225-4039