Western Montana Water Rights

© 2014 Concerned Citizens of Western Montana

Lake County Commissioners met yesterday for a “WATER COMPACT DISCUSSION”.   In a packed room, overflowing into the secondary office and hallways, mainly consisting of compact “opponents”, the commissioner chair, Ann Brower told the public they would not be allowed to “DISCUSS THE CSKT WATER COMPACT”, but rather we would only be “allowed” to tell the commission whether they wanted commissioners to remain on the fence or to publicly state their support or opposition to the proposed compact.   In this stunning turn of events, she quickly had the public begging them to stay “neutral”, while the few compact proponents in the room stated their clear desire for them to endorse it.

It is important to note that this meeting was not noticed properly either in timing nor in the title of the discussion.  We found out about this meeting quite by accident.  While an ‘after…

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