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Toole County Montana


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Toole County Courthouse
226 1st St South
Shelby, MT 59474

Phone: 406-424-8300
Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Mon- Fri
Offices are closed on federal holidays.



Public Alert Notification System (PANS)

You just never know when an extreme weather event, accident or disaster might strike. Toole County's Public Alert Notification System (PANS) allows the Toole County Sheriff's Department to quickly notify you in the case of a large scale emergency. 

Register for PANS



Toole County Growth Policy Update

Toole County is updating the 2005 Growth Policy, which is the county's comprehensive plan. The county planning board reviewed the draft, made any needed changes, and is now re-issuing the draft:

Changes have been made to the Growth Policy as presented to the Toole County Planning Board on March 3, 2016. The following documents show the changes as red-lined text.

  1. Growth Policy: cover and main body text
  2. Appendix A
  3. Appendix B: Inventory
    1. Appendix B (in total as submitted to Planning Board on March 3)
    2. Revisions to Wildlife Section, pages 5-6
  4. Appendix C: Fairgrounds
    1. Fairgrounds Draft Document (in total as submitted to Planning Board on March 3)
    2. Updated Fairgrounds Map

Planning Board Recommendation

For more information, please contact Commissioner Joe Pehan at 424-8314.



Marias Fair Beer Booth Bid

Toole County is accepting bids for the operation of the Beer Booth during the 2016 4-County Marias Fair to be held Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, July 24, 2016.

The required bid sheet and information on the bidding process is available here:

Beer Booth Bid Form [PDF - 2 pages]

The completed bid sheet must be sent to the Toole County Commission office, 226 1st St. South, Shelby, Mt. 59474 by Thursday, May 26, 2016. Bids must arrive in the Commission office no later than 1:30 P.M.; bids will be opened at that time. Please mark your envelope "Attention: Beer Booth".

For more information, please call the Commission office at 406-424-8310 or email

Allan Underdal, Chair
Toole County Commissioners
Attest: Treva Nelson
Clerk & Recorder


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