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Lunch & Learn: Our Big Sky Implementation

Learn about the implementation of the Our Big Sky Community Vision & Strategy by joining community leaders serving in coordination of plan strategies, initiatives, & projects.

Key Takeaways:  

  • Initiative coordinators are cultivating partnerships to execute strategies addressing community needs outlined in Our Big Sky Community Vision & Strategy
  • Data gathering project providing valuable community insights is underway


  • Brad Niva | Positive Climate Where Businesses Can Prosper | Quality Visitor Experience that is Balance with Local Needs
  • Sarah Gaither-Bivins | Robust Social Services Exist for a Thriving and Livable Community
  • David O’Connor | A Variety of Affordable Housing Options for all Local Workers
  • Whitney Montgomery | A Connected Community Through Trails, Parks, and Open Spaces | World Class, Year-Round Recreational Opportunities for Big Sky
  • Greg Megaard | High-Quality Public Safety
  • Ron Edwards | Improve & Maintain Water & Sewer Infrastructure
  • Kristin Gardner | Our Natural Resources are Protected and Enhanced for Future Generations

Supplemental Materials:  

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5th Annual Community Builders Forum & Economic Outlook

Engage with key private & public organizations charting the future of development in Big Sky with presentations from Lone Mountain Land Company (LMLC), Big Sky Resort, & others. Northern Rocky Mountain Economic Development District takes a deep dive into the...

Panel Discussion: Housing

The housing initiatives your community leaders are embarking upon are becoming models of public & private partnerships. Join experts to peel back the layers of this complex issue. Key Takeaways:   The housing crisis affects the Rocky Mountain West and is not...

Panel Discussion: Transportation

Learn more from transportation experts & how they are working to improve the operation of the Big Sky transportation system. Key Takeaways:   New Executive Director Darren Brugmann introduced the pilot program for micro transit, Skyline’s on-demand service similar...

Local Government at Work: Fall Commission/BSRAD Meeting

Big Sky’s locally elected officials (Big Sky Resort Area District, Gallatin County Commissioners, & Madison County Commissioners) meet bi-annually to act & focus on the most important topic – YOUR community. Key Takeaways:   Current Post Office contract will...

Panel Discussion: Emergency Management

2022 faced Montanans with unique & unprecedented natural disasters, ranging from floods to fires. Hear from the team that works day in & day out to keep Big Sky safe & well prepared for emergencies. Key Takeaways:   Residents can sign up to receive...

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