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Missoula officials to host new kind of public forum

The first meeting of City Chats in the Park will take place on May 23 at Boyd Park.
Boyd Park Missoula
Posted at 5:31 PM, May 22, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-23 10:50:40-04

MISSOULA - The City of Missoula has come up with a new informal way to reach the community.

The first meeting of City Chats in the Park will take place on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Boyd Park in Missoula.

The event is open for anyone to attend and it will give people a unique opportunity to interact with their local governments.

“It’s really an opportunity for the public to get to know us more, we’re excited to… for us as several new employees get to know the community even more so it’s an opportunity to just informally get together outside in a park," said Missoula Redevelopment Agency (MRA) spokeswoman Maci Macpherson.

Maci Macpherson, Communications Specialist

The chat will also be attended by representatives from the Community Planning, Development and Innovation Department and MRA to inform the community about the projects they are currently working on.

Missoula residents are encouraged to come with questions prepared for Missoula Mayor Joran Hess and the other representatives taking part in the event. Boyd Park is located at 3131 Washburn Street.

Additional information about City Chats in the Park can be found at