Big Horn County Public Health Requests Cooperation From Non-Residents Seeking Recreation—30 Mar

HARDIN, MONTANA (March 30, 2020) – The Big Horn County Public Health Department is asking for the cooperation and goodwill of non-residents who are considering traveling to Big Horn County for recreational purposes. We understand that many visitors want to come here because we have a low-intensity of COVID-19 and they believe it is a safe place to recreate. However, if visitors from other counties and other states where there are more cases of COVID-19 continue to come to our county, it is likely that the novel coronavirus will spread faster here than if these visitors stayed home. In times… Read more >

ORDER OF BIG HORN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER No. 2020- 2—27 Mar

WHEREAS, the World Health Organization has declared the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus a pandemic; and WHEREAS, as of March 16, 2020, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates there are over 3,400 confirmed cases and 68 deaths in the United States; and WHEREAS, all states in the United States are experiencing confirmed cases of COVID-19 and multiple areas contiguous to Big Horn County, Montana have confirmed; and WHEREAS, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) recognizes COVID-19 as a threat to the residents of Montana; and WHEREAS, response plans and protocols… Read more >

PRESIDING OFFICER (EXECUTIVE) ORDER 2020-1—20 Mar

WHEREAS on the 17th day of March 2020. the Board of Big Horn County Commissioners’ passed Emergency Proclamation Resolution No 2020-7, A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BIG HORN COUNTY, MONTANA PROCLAIMING AN EMERGENCY RESULTING FROM THE IMMINENT THREAT OF A DISASTER CAUSING IMMEDIATE PERIL TO LIFE OR PROPERTY THAT TIMELY ACTION CAN AVERT OR MINIMIZE; and WHEREAS Montana Code Annotated § 10-3-406 provides: 10-3-406. Authority of principal executive officer. (1) Upon the declaration of an emergency or disaster under 10-3-402 or 10-3-403 and the issuance of an order as required by 10-3-404, the principal executive officer may: (a) direct and compel the evacuation of… Read more >

Order of Big Horn County Public Health Officer—20 Mar

No. 2020- 1 WHEREAS, the World Health Organization has declared the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus a pandemic; and WHEREAS, as of March 16, 2020, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates there are over 3,400 confirmed cases and 68 deaths in the United States; and WHEREAS, all states in the United States are experiencing confirmed cases of COVID-19 and multiple areas contiguous to Big Horn County, Montana have confirmed; and WHEREAS, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) recognizes COVID-19 as a threat to the residents of Montana; and WHEREAS, response… Read more >

EMERGENCY PROCLAMATION Resolution No. 2020- 7—19 Mar

A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BIG HORN COUNTY, MONTANA PROCLAIMING AN EMERGENCY RESULTING FROM THE IMMINENT THREAT OF A DISASTER CAUSING IMMEDIATE PERIL TO LIFE OR PROPERTY THAT TIMELY ACTION CAN AVERT OR MINIMIZE WHEREAS, Section 10-3-103(4), M.C.A. defines “disaster” as the occurrence or imminent threat of widespread or severe damage, injury, or loss of life or property resulting from any natural or artificial cause, including outbreak of disease or bioterrorism; and WHEREAS, the World Health Organization has declared the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus a pandemic; and WHEREAS, as of March 10, 2020, the… Read more >

DBE Consulting Meeting – Thursday, May 23, 2019 – 1:00 PM Local Time—09 May

The Big Horn County is establishing a new overall goal of 4.46% for DBE participation for FY2019-2021 in accordance with, 49-CFR, Part 26 to receive FAA Grants for Airport Improvements. This includes consultation with general contractor groups, community organizations, and other officials or organizations which could be expected to have information concerning the availability of disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged businesses, the effects of discrimination on opportunities for DBEs, and assist Big Horn County’s efforts to establish a level playing field for the participation of DBEs. Below is the list of the anticipated contracts that will receive federal support for the next… Read more >

Sign up for CodeRED Emergency Notifications—29 Jan

The CodeRED system is used to send emergency notifications, from evacuation notices to missing child alerts. These alerts will automatically go to landline phones. For cell phones, Residents and businesses located within Big Horn County are encouraged to sign up for CodeRED. Signing up allows the alerts to also be sent to your cell phone, by text, and even email. This is our way of notifying you of an emergency situation. Sign up for a CodeRed account and choose the managed account option here. Add any additional phone numbers you would like to be reached at such as landlines, cell… Read more >