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The purpose of the Business Improvement District is to promote the health, safety, prosperity, security, and general welfare of the inhabitants of the City of Missoula and the Business Improvement District, the people of the state of Montana, and to provide special benefit to the properties located within the boundaries of the Business Improvement District.

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Board Information

The purpose of the Business Improvement District is to promote the health, safety, prosperity, security, and general welfare of the inhabitants of the City of Missoula and the Business Improvement District, the people of the state of Montana, and to provide special benefit to the properties located within the boundaries of the Business Improvement District.

Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. at the Missoula Downtown Office: 218 E. Main Street, Suite C Missoula, MT 59802. 

Membership consists of a member from five difference zones, an at-large representative and a staff appointed member.

50% + 1

Board members must be property owners in the BID and the positions are non-paying.

Linda McCarthy of Missoula Downtown: 406-543-4238, linda@missouladowntown.com
Appointment is by the Mayor and is subject to City Council confirmation.
Budget and Finance

Montana Code Annotated:

Name Position Term Start Term End Status Appointed By
Beaton, Charlie Chair; South of the Clark Fork River Representative 01 Jun 2023 31 May 2027 Active Mayor
Buchanan, Ellen Mayor's Designee 01 Jun 2022 31 May 2026 Active Mayor
Cederberg, Dan At-Large Member 01 Jun 2021 31 May 2025 Active Mayor
Gilligan, Carma Jean Zone 1 Representative 01 Jun 2023 31 May 2027 Active Mayor
McKay, James Zone 2 Representative 01 Jun 2021 31 May 2025 Active Mayor
Sippy, Karen Small properties (less than 20,000 sq ft) Representative 20 Jul 2020 31 May 2024 Active Mayor
Stearns, Scott Vice Chair; Large properties (greater than 20,000 sq ft) Representative 01 Jun 2020 31 May 2024 Active Mayor