August

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Calendar deadlines for print and online

The deadline for submitting calendar notices in the print edition of the Acantha is Friday at 5 p.m. Some groups have returned to meeting in person with social distancing being observed and others are meeting via videoconferencing. With meeting status changing quickly all are encouraged to contact that group’s representatives if unsure of how the meeting is being held. For additional meeting notices or cancellations during the week, check the online coming event calendar at www.choteauacantha.com.

TUESDAY, AUG. 4

Choteau City Council

The Choteau City Council will meet Aug. 4 at 6:30 p.m. via video conferencing. Tentative agenda information includes: approval of minutes of the previous meeting; approval of council member requests to be out of state; review of reports on law enforcement, city court, public works, finances and mayor and council. For log-in information, contact the city office at 466-2510.

THURSDAY, AUG. 6

County Commissioners

The Teton County Commissioners will meet Aug. 6 at 10 a.m. in their office in the county courthouse in Choteau. Agenda items include, public hearings on road and drug employee policy and county employee policy, a budget amendment and dissolving of the hospital district and ratification of the union contracts. For additional information contact the commissioners at 466-2151.

MONDAY, AUG. 10

Pendroy School Board

The Pendroy School Board will meet Aug. 10 at 8 a.m. at the Rockport Colony School. For agenda information, contact Clerk Emily Hansmann at 469-2288.

County Commissioners

The Teton County Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Aug. 10 at 5 p.m. to allow county employees an opportunity to weigh in on proposed changes to the employee policies.

Fairfield School Board

The Fairfield School Board will meet Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Fairfield High School media center. For agenda information, contact Clerk Denise Grant at 467-2528.

Power School Board

The Power School Board will meet Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. at Power Public Schools. For agenda information, contact Clerk Elaine Seymour at 463-2251.

Bynum School Board

The Bynum School Board will meet Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. at Bynum Elementary School. For agenda information, contact Clerk Emily Hansmann at 469-2288.

TUESDAY, AUG. 11

Drivers Exam Station

The Choteau Driver Exam Station will be open Aug. 11 from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. at the Teton County Courthouse. Appointments are now needed. Call 1-866-450-8034 or go online to www.dojmt.gov/driving.

Veterans Affairs officer

A Montana Veterans Affairs officer will be in Choteau on Aug. 11 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the Courthouse Annex. For further assistance, call 452-2265.

Airport Board

The Teton County Airport Board will not meet in August. The tentative date for the next meeting is Sept. 8. For more information, or agenda items in September contact Lisa Sinton at 466-2909 or email to Lsinton@mt.gov.

Choteau School Board

The Choteau School Board will hold a special meeting on Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Choteau High School library and via videoconference software. Agenda items include: consider hiring staff, use of facility for a basketball camp, negotiations, non-certified staff wages, acceptance of resignation, memorandum of agreement with Choteau Education Association, offer extra-curricular contracts for the 2020-21 school year and reopening plans for the 2020-2021 school year. For more information on joining the meeting, contact Julie Shepherd at Julie.shepherd@choteauschools.net. For questions on the agenda, contact Clerk Patty Mellinger at 466-5303.

Cemetery District Board

The Teton County Cemetery District Board will meet Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. in the commissioners’ office in the courthouse in Choteau. Agenda items include: approval of June 9 minutes and claims, expenditure and revenue reports, final budget changes, consideration of proposed changes to rules and regulations and cemetery reports. For more information, contact Lisa Sinton at 466-2909 or email Lsinton@mt.gov.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 12

Choteau Chamber

The Choteau Chamber of Commerce will meet Aug. 12 at noon at the Choteau Pavilion. For agenda information, contact President Steve Dogiakos or Secretary/Treasurer Tom Frownfelder at 466-2510.

Fairfield Town Council

The Fairfield Town Council will meet Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m., in the town office. For agenda items or to be placed on the agenda, contact the town office at 467-2510.

OTM music

The Old Trail Museum will present a music night on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn behind the schoolhouse with the music provided by the Loose Mules.

WEEKLY

MONDAY

•Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Choteau Trinity Lutheran Church.

WEDNESDAY

•Running group will meet at 6 p.m. at the four-way stop on Main Avenue North for a 3-5 mile run. Everyone welcome. Text or call 590-1644 for more information.

THURSDAY

•Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m., using the Zoom video program. For assistance in setting up Zoom, contact Jessica at 590-5535.

SATURDAY

•Rocky Mountain Front Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to noon in the Visitors Information Center parking lot in Choteau. Those attending are asked to follow social distancing guidelines and encouraged to wear a mask. For more information, follow the market on Facebook or contact Sally Heuscher at 466-5584.

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