Our City has six council members and a mayor.  The council members each serve staggered four-year terms: three members' terms began January 1, 2015 and expire December 31, 2019; the other three members' terms began January 1, 2017 and expire December 31, 2021.  The Mayor serves a four-year term as well.

Branches of Government

The Legislative branch consists of the City Council, which serves as the governing body of the City of Three Forks.  Any resident who resides in the municipal limits of Three Forks, who is 18 years of age or older, and a citizen of Montana and qualified elector pursuant to Article IV, Section 2 of the Montana Constitution is eligible to hold office.  THREE (3) COUNCIL SEATS EXPIRE 12/31/2019.

The Executive branch of our government is the Mayor, who serves as the chief executive and chief administrative officer of the City.  Any resident who resides in the municipal limits of Three Forks, who is 18 years of age or older, and a citizen of Montana and qualified elector pursuant to Article IV, Section 2 of the Montana Constitution is eligible to hold office.   THE MAYOR’S SEAT IS CURRENTLY VACANT.

A General Election will be held 11/5/2019 to fill the 3 Council and Mayor seats.  If you are interested in serving your community in either of these capacities, you must file to be a candidate on the 2019 General Election Ballot.

Filing forms and the fee schedule can be found online at http://gallatincomt.virtualtownhall.net/Public_Documents/gallatincomt_clerk/electionsrev

To learn more, you may call us at City Hall at 285-3431, or the Gallatin County Election Office at 582-3060.

Mayor

 

SEAN GIFFORD

Term Expires: 12/31/2019

Email Mayor here

 



City Council Members

 

Debra Mickelberry   
Term Expires: 12/31/2019
(406) 580-9202

Teri Whitesitt

Term Expires: 12/31/2019
(406) 595-4015

Steve Dahl   
Term Expires: 12/31/2019

(406) 285-3266

Dennis Nelson   
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
(406) 285-3764

George Chancellor   
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
(406) 599-7294

Gene Townsend
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
(406) 285-3633
 

 

Council Committees

2019 City Council Committees

1.  Auditing/Budgeting--------------- Nelson, Chancellor, Mickelberry

2.  Ordinances-------------------------Mickelberry, Chancellor, Dahl

3.  Parks------------------------------- Chancellor, Whitesitt, Townsend

4.  Public Safety---------------------- Townsend, Dahl, Nelson

5.  Safety ----------------------------- Mickelberry, Townsend, Whitesitt

6.  Streets & Alleys------------------ Whitesitt, Townsend, Chancellor

7.  Town Property------------------- Nelson, Mickelberry, Dahl

8.  Water/Sewer--------------------- Nelson, Dahl, Whitesitt

(The first person listed on the committee will be considered the Chairperson of the committee.)