County Commissioners are elected to six year terms, on a rotating basis; with one commissioner position elected every two years. The Commissioners are responsible for exercising the County’s Blaine County Seal (2) administrative, executive, and legislative powers as outlined in the Montana State Constitution and state statutes.
What Does the County Commissioner do?
Some of the documents that are recorded and filed for example are:
Appointment of department heads and members of supervisory boards and committees
Supervises the administration of County government
Approves the County budget
Administers subdivision review and approval
Supervises road and bridge construction and maintenance
Additional Responsibilities of the County Commissioner
The Commissioners set policy for County government, represent the County, maintain County property, invest County funds, and authorize and sign all contracts obligating the County.
The Commissioners are charged with the duties of managing the business and concerns of the County in the best interest of the residents and performing all acts and duties, as required by law, necessary to fully discharge the duties and responsibilities of County government.
P.O. Box 278
Chinook, MT 59523
Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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If the crime is in progress, you should immediately call 911 Dispatch and provide the dispatcher with all pertinent information.
If the crime is over, contact the Blaine County Sheriff’s Department at 357-3260