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The Impacts of Growth

Webinar Series

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A monthly webinar series investigating growth and its impacts.

The formal presentation will be followed by questions and discussion from the audience

House Frames

Webinar 1:

Managing Impacts of Growth

Dennis Glick
Randy Carpenter

 An overview of the impacts of both planned and unplanned growth to community housing, services, infrastructure and local government and will highlight information about the elements, tools and best practices of communities that successfully adjusted to growth

Road Constuction

Webinar 2:


April 29, 2021

5:30 pm

Bill Bullock, County Commissioner
Tom Kohley, DES
Ken Coffin, District Ranger, USFS

Growth increases demands on local infrastructure, from roads, to emergency services to trails, much of which is tax payer supported. Join us to learn more about how growth is paid for and how it is affecting local budgets. 

March 25, 2021

5:30 pm

Residential Housing Complex

Webinar 3:


May 13, 2021

5:30 pm

Jacob Kuntz, Helena Area Habitat for Humanity
Hermina Harold, Trust Montana
Andrea Davis, Homeword
Brian Guyer, HRDC

As more people move to our beautiful area, housing has become a critical issue. What are the needs throughout the area and what tools do we have tackle those needs?  

Stoney River

Future Webinar


Fall 2021


Whether it's ground water or surface water, growth impacts access and availability of this vital resource. Learn more about water rights, laws and the impacts of growth on water access in our area.