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  • Dear Editor: County Commissioner Meeting in Whitehall January 23rd

    DAN HAGERTY, Jefferson County Commissioner|Jan 17, 2024

    Dear Editor, There will be a County Commissioners meeting in Whitehall, MT which is open to the public, as well as the Town of Whitehall representatives being there. It will be on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at 6 PM at the Borden's Conference Room in regards to the possibility of Sugar Beet Row annexation with the town of Whitehall. This would be a good time for residents of Sugar Beet Row to attend so they can voice their concerns about this matter, whether they're for it or oppose it. Please...

  • Dear Editor: An Update from Commissioner Hagerty

    DAN HAGERTY, Jefferson County Commissioner|Dec 20, 2023

    Dear Editor, A quick update from the Jefferson County Commissioner’s latest meetings. On November 21st the County Commissioners met with the High Plains Architects group via Zoom to discuss the feasibility study on Cottage 5 in Boulder. They showed the projected drawing on the screen and discussed the concept design of the entrance, first floor, and second floor of the building. At the time, High Plains Architects couldn’t provide a solid figure money amount of what the project would cost due to some other factors being taken into con...

  • Commissioners Visit Completed Meridian Bridge

    DAN HAGERTY, Jefferson County Commissioner|Oct 25, 2023

    The Jefferson County Commissioners, Broadwater County, and Gallatin County representatives met in the Sappington area in the southeastern part of Jefferson County on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, for the final walk-thru of the new Meridian Bridge. Stahly Engineering was the initial leader in the making of the new bridge, which crosses over the Jefferson River from Meridian Road which Broadwater and Jefferson County share, and then to the other side where Willow Creek, Montana is located. This...

  • Dear Editor: 406 Organix

    DAN HAGERTY, Jefferson County Commissioner|Apr 19, 2023

    Dear Editor, I have received numerous concerns about the soon-to-be-opened 406 Organix marijuana dispensary located at 3 Robbins Lane. Many of the concerns centered around where the building is located. I conferred with my fellow Jefferson County Commissioners and County Attorney, as well as the Jefferson County Sanitarian and Planner. It was determined that the location of the dispensary is legal, as there isn’t any zoning in that area and it is outside Whitehall town limits. The Montana Department of Revenue oversees the operations of all d...

  • Op Ed: Commissioner Hagerty Update on HB 328

    DAN HAGERTY, Jefferson County Commissioner|Feb 15, 2023

    Thank you for reaching out to me regarding my thoughts on Montana House Bill No. 328. House Bill 328, as it reads, states: ‘An act providing for increased transparency and accountability in government by requiring certain government entities to record their public meetings in audio and video format; requiring those entities to publish the audio and video recordings to the government website within 1 business day after the public meeting, etc.’ When I ran for my current position as Jefferson County Commissioner, I both heard and personally exp...

  • Why Do I Want to Be Jefferson County Commissioner?

    DAN HAGERTY, Jefferson County Commissioner Candidate|May 18, 2022

    I was born and raised all my life in Corbin, MT, which is in Jefferson County. I'm very familiar with the geography of Jefferson County, including the roads and highways. I graduated from Jefferson High School in Boulder, MT. I received an associate degree in Criminal Justice from the United States Air Force. I also graduated from Leadership School in the United States Air Force, graduated from the Montana Law Enforcement Academy, and the Montana Coroner's Association and have continued law...