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Q: Why is there so little content in the paper regarding the Baker Schools? Is this the decision of the paper or the school district? What happened to the Spartan…

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Q: On numerous occasions over the last year I have noticed law enforcement responding to calls at a very high rate of speed in the city limits. It has been…

Regarding the September 6, 2017 Public Hearing for the final adoption of the budget:    Q:  1. Why are the expenditures more than the revenues projected for FY 2018? Answered…

Q:  Recently I was cleaning out a box, in it were several old issues of the Fallon County Times. The Commissioner minutes were recorded then by Mary Lee Dietz and…

Q:  The County has spent a lot of money on the concession stands at the fairgrounds. The May 15, 2017, minutes indicate the cost is $100,000 over budget. Why is…

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    Q: When it states Closed Session, isn’t that what it means? Closed Session! When you approved the minutes for the week of  March 18, why did you approve…

Q:  It has been nearly a year since the Fallon County Economic Development Advisor position has been created and filled. How much did this position cost the County in the…

Q: How contaminated was the soil that was hauled from Farmers Union to the landfill under the cleanup plan? Answered to Farmers Union from Jim Rolle at WCEC A: “All…

Q: Is smoking outdoors a violation of the Fallon County burn ban? A: Stage one fire restrictions state smoking is banned, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed…

Q: Why are the May and June School Board minutes not on the website? A: District Clerk Jennifer Mettler said, “The IT Administrator Scott Anderson is the one who puts…

Q: Did DEQ issue a permit to Cenex to haul the contaminated soil from the excavation site to the old city dump grounds? Answered by Jim Rolle, Environmental Services Director…

Q: What does the Beautification Committee pay the Baker Public Works Department for watering the flowers around town? How many hours per week does the Baker Public Works Department spend…

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 Q: What happened to the $15 million in reserves that the Baker school had? Answered by Jon Wrzesinski, Superintendent, Baker Public Schools A: The reserves that the Baker school has…

Q: How does the school have money to spend for adding new exercise equipment to the complex and installing a keyless entry system, but not for hiring staff to help…

Q: In reference to the Correction in the 04/14/2017 issue of the Fallon County  Times regarding “Patronage Checks” being paid in 60% Stock, 40% Cash. What is the process for…

Q: Isn’t a smaller class size a more ideal setting for young children to learn? Answered by Jon Wrzesinski, Superintendent, Baker Public Schools A: The journal, Review of Educational Research…

Q: Why is the Baker School talking about increasing the number of elementary students in each classroom to the maximum number allowed by the State?? Answered by Jon Wrzesinski A:…

  Q: FMC employs a doctor who is telling his patients that they should not eat beef, because consumers do not know what they put in it.  Where is the…

Q: There is a noise ordinance for vehicles and one for using a cell phone while driving in Baker, why are they not enforced? Answered by Michael Reddick, Chief of…

Q: When will the annual Financial Report for Fallon County, for the year June 30, 2016, be completed and the hearing be publicly noticed in the Fallon County Times newspaper?…

Q: Will there be a public meeting concerning the tear down of the racquetball courts at the rec center? If this is done how much will the project cost and…

  Q: With the sewer infrastructure in the current state of disrepair, what a waste of our county money to purpose the construction of a new EMS facility. Have the Commissioners…

Q. Why do we have counts if we don’t carry out the sentences? 4 years for incest? Reduced sentence for crimes? When will you protect the people? Answered by Honorable…

   What ever happened to the Eastern Montana Humane Society (EMHS)? The property (north of town) that was donated and building that was purchased with donations is abandoned and has…