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Neighborhood News - May 1, 2017

Neighborhood News - May 1, 2017


News this week: 

1) Short Term Rental Update 

  • On Friday, May 12, 12pm, City Hall Commission Room, City Staff will host a Short Term Rental information session to discuss the changes to the Bozeman Municipal Code. Staff will give an overview of the process to date, discuss the Short Term Rental proposal, the direction received from the Commission on April 24th, what happens after adoption, and answer questions. 

  • On Tuesday, May 16 at 6pm, the Bozeman Zoning Commission will conduct a public hearing on the Short Term Rental Municipal Code Amendment. 

  • On Monday, May 22 at 6pm, the Bozeman City Commission will conduct a public hearing on the Short Term Rental Municipal Code Amendment. 

2) Spring Street Sweeping has begun! 

  • Street sweepers will be in your area soon to clean the streets of sand left over from ice control during the winter months. Moving your car, trailer, boat from the street when we are going to be in your neighborhood will help considerably; no yard waste or brush should be put into the street. You’ll see STREET MAINTENANCE signs before we arrive to know when to move your car. 


3) Need a tree? The City Forestry Division is once again offering trees through the Costshare Tree Program. 

  • Costshare trees must be planted in the city right-of-way (between sidewalk and curb), and upon approval of the site, will be installed by Forestry personnel. A limit of one tree per applicant allows everyone a chance to participate in the program. More information and the application here.


Development Review Committee (DRC) on Wednesday, May 3 – 10 AM 20 E Olive (2nd floor Conf Room) 

1) Reviews 

A. 17094 Little Tree Learning Center Phase II Site Plan (Garber) Revisions – located in the Flanders Creek Neighborhood 
679 Rosa Way, Construction of a 2,000 square foot day care facility with associated site improvements 

B. 17102 Summerland Condos Site Plan (Boughan) 
3350, 3351, 3352, 3353, 3354, 3355, 3356, 3357 Fen Way Site Plan application to allow the construction of four duplexes with related site improvements within an R-3 zoning district. 

C. 17167 Lewis & Clark Lot 3 Office Building (Boughan) 
2246 Boothill Court. A Site Plan application to allow the development of a 10,000-sqft office building with related site improvements. 

D. 17169 Cattail 4-Plex Site Plan (Boughan) 
3361 & 3385 Fen Way. A Site Plan application to allow the development of four 4-plex buildings and related site improvements. 

E. 17170 HRDC’s Beall Street Minor Subdivision PreApp (WerBell) 
Intersection of North 24th Avenue and Beall Street. An affordable housing minor subdivision pre-application proposing the subdivision of an existing tract of record into two reduced-size residential medium density zoned lots. 

F. 17166 Lot 14 North Montana Ave. Site Plan with NCOA and Demolition (Owens) – located in the Northeast Neighborhood (NENA) 
402-412 N. Montana Ave. Site Plan with NCOA application for redevelopment of existing 0.8997-acre residential property abutting Bozeman Creek and located in the NCOD and R-2 zoning district to allow demolition of all except 2 households, renovations, construction of 3 new households, and related site improvements. 

G. 17172 Irving School Information (Saunders) - located in the South Central Association of Neighbors (SCAN)
611 South 8th Avenue. Informal application for school upgrades including installation of an elevator and modification to building exterior and special education suite.

2) Upcoming Reviews Tentative DRC dates in black 

  • 17050 Yellowstone Theological Institute Final Plat (Krueger) 

  • 17193 Flanders Mill Phase 3 Final Plat (Saunders) 

  • 17029 Allison Phase 3 Final Plat (Owens) 

  • 17186 North Grand Housing Site Plan (Jadin) May 10 – located in the Northeast Neighborhood (NENA) 

  • 17181 Costco Addition Concept PUD (Owens) May 10 

  • 17189 Wallace North MOD (Jadin) May 10 

  • 17196 Lot 2A Walker Subdivision Preapp (WerBell) May17 

  • 17040 Bozeman Commons E. Main Development Master Site Plan (Owens) Revisions May 17 

  • 17041 Bozeman Commons E. Main Development Phase 1 Site Plan (Owens) Revisions May 17 

  • 17207 Whistle Pig On-Premise Alcohol CUP(WerBell) May 24 

  • 17212 The Parklands at Village Downtown Sub. Pre Application (Jadin) May 24 


Parks & Recreation May Programs 

  • Parent’s Night Out: Friday, May 5th from 5-9pm at Beall Park Recreation Center, Ages 3-12, Last time until Sept. Fee: $20/child/res - $10/each additional child, $28/child non res - $14/each additional child 

  • Pickin’ in the Park Concert Series continues with Masontown this Saturday, May 6th, at the Story Mansion. Sponsored by the Pickin’ in the Park, the Bozeman Folklore Society, and the Parks & Recreation Department. Concert at 7:30, doors open at 7pm. Tickets are $20 at the door or $17.50 in advance at Cactus Records, 29 W. Main St. 

  • Pickleball moves outside in May to Southside Tennis Courts – 5th & College St., 1st Fridays, 9am-noon (Fee: $5/res, $7/non res)

  • School’s Out EXPLORE! Camp – A day full of Pokémon, May 26th, K-5th grades. Fee: 7:45am-5:30pm, $35/res, $50/non res, Location: Lindley Center 

  • Women’s Fly Fishing Clinic will be Thursday, May 11th, 6:00-8:30pm at River’s Edge West, 59 N. Star Ln. This will be a women’s introduction by instructor Sarah Clark. It takes place at their store so no license is required. Fee: $35 / resident, $50/non-resident. 

  • CPR and First Aid with Bozeman Fire Department, Saturday, May 13th from 10am to 5pm at the Beall Park Recreation Center, 415 N. Bozeman Ave. Fee: $10 per person to cover materials and certification cards. 


MSU Events 

5/5 - Spring Semester ends 

5/6 - Commencement

5/7 - The Aoide Chamber Singers Present: Ripple

5/10 - The Exotic Stellar Graveyard with Dr. Bennett Link

5/19 - Tim McGraw and Faith Hill - Soul2Soul Tour 

5/31 - Def Leppard with special guests Poison and Tesla


Downtown Happenings 

Ongoing, Approved Development Projects: 

  • 223 East Main St. (explosion site), mixed-use 3-story building plans submitted to CoB, timeline TBA 

  • 5 West Overview, currently under construction, completion slated for spring 2017

  • Lark Hotel Addition, construction started, Victory Taco and Genuine Ice Cream now open for season! 

  • Rialto Theater, façade started, wooden walkway installed, completion set for August 2017 

  • Masonic Temple, front façade complete, side façade nearly complete, smaller south Tracy walkway still there and hopefully removed soon. 

  • Residential in-fill project on North Church, 5-plex under construction 

Business Opening Updates: 

  • Upper Cut Barber Shop now open at 238 E Main 

  • Boho Boze now open at 129 W Main 

  • Stuffed Crepes and Waffles opening at 26 West Main Street in spring 2017 

  • Squire House opening at 25 East Mendenhall (attached to The Element Hotel) in spring 2017 

  • Burger Bar (owners of The Mint, Pizza Campania) opening at 125 W. Main (old John Bozeman’s Bistro), under construction, summer 2017? 

  • Montana Silversmith’s opening at 14 West Main Street in spring 2017, just signed lease 

  • Evrgreen Clothing now open at 16 East Main (F-11’s old space) 

Summer 2017 Events*: 

  • Downtown Partnership Annual Breakfast at the Baxter Hotel - Friday, May 12 at 7:30am 

  • Art Walks – 2nd Fridays, June-Sept & Dec. 6-8pm (2017 dates: June 9, July 14, Aug. 11, Sept 8, Dec. 8) 

  • Music on Main – 8 Thursdays, June 29-Aug 17 6:30-8:30pm, line-up TBA this week! Working on sponsorships and confirming food vendor schedules. 

  • Crazy Days – July 21 & 22 

  • Cruisin’ on Main Car Show – Sunday, August 20, 9am-3pm 

  • Cat Walk – Friday, August 25 at 11am 

*Events above are “DBA Hosted Events”, for ALL Community Events happenings in Downtown Bozeman, visit


Upcoming City Events: 


City Commission Meeting 

  • Monday, May 1 – 6 PM – City Hall, Commission Room (121 N Rouse) 

  • Agenda

First Friday Sack Lunch Series 

  • Friday, May 5 – 12 PM – Story Mansion 

  • First Friday Sack Lunch Series at Story Mansion May 5, 12 noon to 1pm. Free. This month’s topic is the widely discussed, but narrowly understood B3 “halo” zoning that rings Bozeman’s downtown core and serves as a transition zone between commercial and generally residential uses. Sponsored by BPAG—Bozeman Preservation Advocacy Group, First Friday offers community conversations on historic preservation. its on-going impact on life in Bozeman and the area. Join in the discussion“4B or Not 4B. That is the Question” to be addressed by Mayor Carson Taylor, Commissioner Chris Mehl, Planning Director Marty Matsen, Design Review Board member Mark Hufstetler, and local architect Rob Pertzborn followed by your questions; specifically why sub-chapter 4B of a “halo" B3 was added to the Guidelines for Historic Preservation and the Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District (NCOD). How were these guidelines developed, how do they impact the design review process, how will they shape future development of Bozeman? Find out at First Friday. 


City Commission Meeting 

  • Monday, May 8 – 6 PM – City Hall, Commission Room (121 N Rouse) 

  • Agenda: Presentation on the draft Unified Development Code and update on the City’s Strategic Plan 


InterNeighborhood Council (INC) Meeting 

  • Thursday, May 11 – 4:30 PM – Library, Large Conference Room 


Short Term Rental Information Session 

  • Friday, May 12 – 12 PM – City Hall, Commission Room (121 N Rouse) 

  • Join City Staff for a brown bag presentation on the changes to the Bozeman Municipal Code regarding Short Term Rentals. Staff will give an overview of the process to date, Short Term Rental proposal, the direction received from the Commission on April 24th, what happens after adoption, and answer questions. Everyone is welcome. 


New Hyalite View Neighborhood Annual Meeting 

  • Thursday, May 18 – 6:30 PM – Lindley Center (1102 E Curtis) 

City Commission Meeting 

  • Monday, May 22 – 6 PM – City Hall, Commission Room (121 N Rouse) 

  • Agenda: Short Term Rental 1st reading of Ordinance