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Ad Hoc and Steering Committees

Wisconsin Avenue Steering Committee

The Steering Committee has completed their work and the consultant is finalizing the Public Review Draft for review by the Planning Board and the City Council.

Committee Members

Rebecca Norton (Chair), Tom Tornow (Vice Chair), Andy Feury, Pam Barberis, Kent Taylor, Tim Hinderman, Toby Scott, Ryan Brown, Carol Atkinson, Reeves Stanwood, Mary Person

 Meeting Minutes

9-13-16 Minutes

10-11-16 Minutes

11-9-16 Open House Public Comments

11-15-16 Minutes

12-13-16 Minutes

1-9-17 Minutes

2-14-17 Minutes

3-14-17 Minutes

4-11-17 Minutes

5-17-17 Minutes

6-22-17 Minutes

9-21-17 Meeting Audio File

9-21-17 Minutes

10-10-17 Meeting Audio File

For more information please see the Wisconsin Avenue Land Use Plan page under Long Range Plans or contact the Planning Office at 863-2410.


Planned Unit Development Code Re-Write Committee

Committee Members

Don Spivey - Chair

Dave Hunt -  Vice Chair

Robert Horne

Mayre Flowers

Dave Taylor

Frank Sweeney


E-mail Dave Taylor for copy of meeting minutes (

The City Council is forming an additional subcommittee to continue to study the proposed changes.

Final Review Draft of PUD Code: Download Here


Ad Hoc Cemetery Committee

The Cemetery Ad Hoc Committee was established to evaluate possible locations and development for a new public City cemetery located close to the City and to report its recommendations to the City Council for the purpose of procuring and holding lands to be used for the purpose of prucuring and holding lands to be used for a cemetery.  

Committee Members

Necile Lorang - Chair
Vanice Woodbeck - Secretary
Nina Laird
Bonnie Leahy
Charlie Abell
Ole Netteberg
Steve Thompson - Vice Chair


  Agenda Minutes
February 10, 2016  
April 22, 2015  
August 27, 2014  
April 24, 2014    
January 20, 2014    



Ad Hoc Whitefish Community Wastewater Committee


Future City Hall & Parking Structure Steering Ad Hoc Committee

The Future City Hall & Parking Structure Steering Ad Hoc Committee was established in November 2011 to study, evaluate and recommend ideas and process for the location, design and architectural selection for the future City Hall & Parking Structure to City Council.  The committee meets as needed.  

Committee Members

Mayor John Muhlfeld
Councilor Richard Hildner
Councilor Jen Frandsen
Councilor - Vacant
Sherri Baccaro - Assistant to Public Works Director - Chair
George Gardner - Member at Large
Rhonda Fitzgerald - Member at Large
Toby Scott - Member at Large
Vacant - Member at Large
Ross Anderson - Licensed Architect
Jeff Raper - Chamber of Commerce Representative
Ian Collins - Heart of Whitefish Representative
Chuck Stearns - City Manager
Necile Lorang - Administrative Services Director/City Clerk
Wendy Compton-Ring - Senior Planner
Vanice Woodbeck - Ex-Officio/Secretary


May 21, 2012    
June 07, 2012    
June 28, 2012    
July 18, 2012    
August 23, 2012  
September 24, 2012  
November 02, 2012    
December 13, 2012  
June 12, 2013    
September 10, 2013    
September 24, 2013    
October 24, 2013    
November 14, 2013    
December 11, 2013  
December 19, 2013    
June 19, 2014    
August 13, 2014    
August 21, 2014
September 11, 2014  
October 15, 2014    
November 12, 2014    
December 09, 2014    


May 21, 2012 - Minutes, Agenda, and Packet

June 28, 2012 - Minutes, Agenda, and Packet

July 18, 2012 - Minutes, Agenda, and Packet

August 23, 2012 - Minutes, Agenda, and Packet

September 24, 2012 - Minutes, Agenda, and Packet

November 2, 2012 - Minutes, Agenda, and Packet

December 13, 2012 - Minutes, Agenda, and Packet

June 12, 2013 - Minutes, Agenda, and Packet

September 24, 2013 - Minutes, Agenda, and Packet

November 14, 2013 - Agenda and Packet  (Minutes not yet approved)

December 11, 2013 - Agenda and Packet

December 19, 2013-Agenda 

June 19, 2014 - Agenda and Packet

July 29, 2014 - Design Charrette

Future City Hall Design Process - Presentation of August 21, 2014 public meeting


Plan drawings as of 6/15/15 - reviewed by City Council

Conceptual Drawings of 2/15/15

Conceptual Drawings and Alternative of 1/7/15

Conceptual Drawings and Alternatives of 12/18/14

Conceptual Drawings and Alternatives at public meeting of 12/9/14

Conceptual Drawings and Alternatives of 12/5/2014

Scheme 1.5 - To be considered by Whitefish City Council on November 3, 2014 as proposed conceptual scheme

Phase 1 Document - 9/26/14

Resolution No. 11-57 - Establishing the Committee

Resolution No. 12-31 - Selecting the current City Hall site as the location for a new City Hall

City Hall Design Competition Press Release

City Hall Design Competition Flyer

City Hall Design Competition - Conceptual Images from all four firms - best viewed if saved or downloaded into Adobe Acrobat reader or other PDF reader