Commissioners

Cooke City Silver Gate Resort Tax Application

 

Park County Voter Districts 

    

DISTRICT 1- STEVE CALDWELL

Term: 2019-2022

Phone: o.406-222-4118 c. 406-222-4687 h. 406-222-4687

scaldwell@parkcounty.org

DISTRICT 2- BILL BERG

Term: 2017-2020

Phone: o. 406-222-4105 c. 406-223-2565

bberg@parkcounty.org

DISTRICT 3- CLINT TINSLEY

Term: 2017-2020

Phone: o. 406-222-4107 c. 406-224-3376 h. 406-222-0771

ctinsley@parkcounty.org

Administrative Assistant - Cheryl Jones

Phone: 406-222-4106Email: commissioners@parkcounty.org

 

About the Commission
PARK COUNTY HAS A COMMISSIONER FORM OF GOVERNMENT. THE THREE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FILE FROM ONE OF THREE DISTRICTS IN THE COUNTY, BUT ARE ELECTED AT LARGE AND EACH REPRESENTS THE ENTIRE COUNTY. THE TERMS FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS IN PARK COUNTY ARE FOR FOUR (4) YEARS AND ARE NON-PARTISAN. ONE COMMISSIONER RUNS IN THE NON-PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION YEAR AND THE OTHER TWO RUN IN A PRESIDENTIAL YEAR.

ALL LEGISLATIVE, EXECUTIVE, AND ADMINISTRATIVE POWERS AND DUTIES BELONG TO THE COMMISSIONERS UNLESS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNATED TO OTHER OFFICIALS. THE COMMISSIONERS APPOINT OTHER DEPARTMENT HEADS AND EMPLOYEES, EXCEPT THOSE APPOINTED BY OTHER ELECTED OFFICIALS.  

POWERS ARE LIMITED BY STATE LAW, BUT COMMISSIONERS MAY EXERCISE BROAD AUTHORITY IN THESE AND OTHER AREAS INCLUDING:

  • Build and maintain county roads and bridges
  • Control and care for county property
  • Appoint numerous advisory and decision-making boards such as the tax appeal board, planning board, fair board, weed board, airport authority, etc.
  • Prepare, review and decide on the annual county budget
  • Adopt and administer personnel policies and negotiate union contracts
  • Provide for law enforcement and correctional facilities in the county
  • Plan and provide for parks, playgrounds, and other recreational facilities
  • Provide for solid waste collection and disposal services