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City of Three Forks seeks to fill Council vacancy


After the January 13 resignation of Steve Dahl, the City of Three Forks is looking to fill a vacancy on the City Council.

The person selected by the governing body will serve in the position until December 31, 2023.


Every resident of the City of Three Forks who is 18 years of age or older, a citizen of Montana and a qualified elector pursuant to Article IV, Section 2 of the Montana Constitution is eligible to hold the office of council member.

Interested candidates shall submit a letter stating their interest to the City Clerk at [email protected] or via mail or hand delivery to City Hall (206 Main Street / PO Box 187, Three Forks, MT 59752). Listing any additional details about yourself you think make you a great candidate would be appreciated but are not required.

Per Section 2.09 of the City Charter, the City Council shall appoint, by the affirmative vote of four members, a person possessing the qualifications for office within 30 days of the vacancy. Appointment of this vacancy is scheduled for 6 p.m. on February 14, 2023, and will be continued to a future hearing if no appointment occurs on said date.

(The person filling the vacancy is subject to nomination and election at the next general municipal election, except the term shall be limited to the unexpired term ending 12/31/2023.)

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 285-3431.