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Interviews with Great Falls City Commission candidates

Meet the Great Falls City Commission candidates
Posted at 1:16 PM, Oct 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-02 21:33:35-04

GREAT FALLS — The Great Falls municipal election will be on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Here are extended interviews with all of the candidates - two for Mayor, and six for City Commission.

From the City of Great Falls website:

Salary of City Commission members
Pursuant to the Official Code of the City of Great Falls (OCCGF) 2.1.020 the salary of each Commissioner shall be three hundred twelve dollars ($312) per month. The salary of the Mayor shall be four hundred sixty-eight dollars ($468) per month.

Qualifications and Election of the City Commissioners
City Commissioner candidates shall be qualified electors of the City of Great Falls, and be residents of Great Falls for at least 60 days preceding the election.

City Commission
The City Commission is composed of a Mayor and four Commissioners who serve overlapping terms. In Great Falls, municipal elections are held in the uneven numbered years. The Mayor and Commissioners are elected at-large on a non-partisan basis.

Composition
The City Commission is composed of five voting members: four city commissioners and the mayor. The City Commission is the legislative and policy-making body of the City of Great Falls.

Two Candidates for Mayor

  • Fred Burow


  • Bob Kelly

Six Candidates for two City Commission seats

  • Joshua Copeland


  • Vanessa Hayden


  • Eric Hinebauch


  • Joe McKenney


  • Paige Turoski


  • Susan Wolff